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Dying For Sex

Wondery

When Molly's diagnosed with stage IV breast cancer, she decides to do something bold: she leaves her unhappy marriage and embarks on a series of sexual adventures to help her feel alive. She shares the funniest and most touching details with her closest friend, host Nikki Boyer. As they peel back the layers, we learn that Molly isn’t just grappling with breast cancer: she's also dealing with some trauma from her past. Along the journey, the friends explore bigger themes that affect us all -- like healing, forgiveness and what do we do with the time we have left. From Wondery, the makers of The Shrink Next Door and Imagined Life, Dying for Sex is a six-part series about friendship, sex and love, and overcoming adversity. Hosted by Nikki Boyer.

When Molly's diagnosed with stage IV breast cancer, she decides to do something bold: she leaves her unhappy marriage and embarks on a series of sexual adventures to help her feel alive. She shares the funniest and most touching details with her closest friend, host Nikki Boyer. As they peel back the layers, we learn that Molly isn’t just grappling with breast cancer: she's also dealing with some trauma from her past. Along the journey, the friends explore bigger themes that affect us all -- like healing, forgiveness and what do we do with the time we have left. From Wondery, the makers of The Shrink Next Door and Imagined Life, Dying for Sex is a six-part series about friendship, sex and love, and overcoming adversity. Hosted by Nikki Boyer.

Location:

United States

Networks:

Wondery

Description:

When Molly's diagnosed with stage IV breast cancer, she decides to do something bold: she leaves her unhappy marriage and embarks on a series of sexual adventures to help her feel alive. She shares the funniest and most touching details with her closest friend, host Nikki Boyer. As they peel back the layers, we learn that Molly isn’t just grappling with breast cancer: she's also dealing with some trauma from her past. Along the journey, the friends explore bigger themes that affect us all -- like healing, forgiveness and what do we do with the time we have left. From Wondery, the makers of The Shrink Next Door and Imagined Life, Dying for Sex is a six-part series about friendship, sex and love, and overcoming adversity. Hosted by Nikki Boyer.

Language:

English


Episodes

Living for Connection: Community | 3

5/27/2020
People who are finding new connections through community and redefining what family means. From a couple who scramble to catch the last flight out of Istanbul and a senior in high school who is redefining her last year to a man living alone who gets a new roommate and a family who falls in love with a city. Follow singer/songwriter David Berkeley

Duration:00:51:34

Introducing The Daily Smile with Nikki Boyer

5/18/2020
Everyone needs a reminder about just how good people can be. On Wondery’s new series The Daily Smile, host Nikki Boyer brings you stories that will make you feel good each weekday morning. With interviews, inspiring clips, and chats with special guests and passionate friends, The Daily Smile takes you on a journey into goodness, gives you all the feels, and will leave you with a smile on your face. Listen to the full episode here: wondery.fm/dailysmileDFS

Duration:00:04:23

Living for Connection: Partnership | 2

5/13/2020
Nikki talks to people in relationships about how they are navigating the challenges of being at home together 24-7. From the sublime to the absurd — listeners share stories about falling in love, feeling trapped, and attempts to break free as they shelter-in-place with their partners.

Duration:00:44:05

Introducing Dating Diaries: Quarantine Confessions

5/7/2020
Dating Diaries: Quarantine Confessions unpacks the complexities and experiences of dating during the COVID-19 pandemic. The show will explore the minds, hearts and desperate measures of singles all over the country who are stuck at home, trying to find love and new ways to connect. Each week, a new episode will feature the unique perspectives of singles navigating this new age of dating. Listen now: https://smarturl.it/DatingDiariesQC Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you...

Duration:00:05:41

Living for Connection: Dating | 1

4/29/2020
Listeners share stories with Nikki about dating and looking for love in challenging times. From Car Alarm Scott who is connecting with women in a completely new way, to a woman who feels less alone when she meets a stranger next door, and a man’s attempt to mend his broken heart while keeping six-feet apart.

Duration:00:45:20

Wondery presents Deadly Misadventures

4/24/2020
From the hosts of Generation Why and The Minds of Madness, comes Deadly Misadventures, a thrilling new podcast from Wondery. Deadly Misadventures takes you on a journey through the unbelievable true stories of actual near-death experiences. Step-by-step, you will retrace their paths to uncover how they got there, who was responsible, and what it took for them to survive. Some only came face-to-face with death. Others were not so lucky. Wondery’s Deadly Misadventures: You have to hear it to...

Duration:00:07:49

Wondery Presents: Imagined Life

4/6/2020
In these challenging times there are pivotal moments that can lead to learning and growth. On each episode of Imagined Life from Wondery you’ll step into the shoes of someone who has faced great adversity, overcome the odds and ultimately created a positive impact on our world. In this immersive journey you’ll be given clues, but only at the last minute will you find out who YOU are. If you're wondering what it would be like to be a legendary musician, a successful entrepreneur or a stunning...

Duration:00:06:46

Love in the age of social distancing: Nikki wants to hear from you

3/25/2020
Dying for Sex Listeners, we are exploring how we are all adjusting to dating and living together during this wild world of social distancing. We want to hear stories about how you are adapting to dating while living in a society of social distancing. Are you using apps, video chatting, or trying to figure out how to spend 24/7 living with the same person? We want all your stories and you can share them with us by calling and leaving a voicemail or by sending us an audio message via text to...

Duration:00:10:01

Interview with Host Nikki Boyer | 7

3/18/2020
Liz Dolan (host of Satellite Sisters and Safe for Work) interviews host Nikki Boyer about the making of Dying for Sex. They discuss how the podcast came about, listener response, Nikki’s journey, and Molly’s legacy and impact. For more information about metastatic breast cancer research, support, and awareness, visit https://secure.metavivor.org/page/contribute/dying-for-sex Support us by supporting our sponsors! Buffy - Visit Buffy.co and enter promo code MOLLY for $20 off a Buffy...

Duration:00:48:29

Becoming Whole | 6

3/11/2020
In the final episode, Molly and Nikki record from the hospital as Molly recovers from an emergency procedure. Molly’s determined to finish her book, and has an epiphany about where this journey is taking her. For more information about metastatic breast cancer research, support, and awareness, visit https://secure.metavivor.org/page/contribute/dying-for-sex Support us by supporting our sponsors! Buffy - Visit Buffy.co and enter promo code MOLLY for $20 off a Buffy comforter. OMGyes - Go...

Duration:00:49:00

The Love Letter | 5

3/4/2020
Molly has a passionate encounter between the hospital sheets and Nikki has questions about it. And Molly begins writing a memoir that explores a secret from her past. For more information about metastatic breast cancer research, support, and awareness, visit https://secure.metavivor.org/page/contribute/dying-for-sex If you or someone you know is a victim of sexual assault, reach out for help. In the U.S., you can contact the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1-800-656-HOPE...

Duration:00:48:05

Coming Clean | 4

2/26/2020
Molly has been open to many new experiences with men, but there’s a secret she hasn’t shared with any of them: her illness. She decides to come out publicly as a “cancer thriver” by walking the runway at New York’s Fashion Week. Nikki and her mom come out to support her, but going home is sometimes more difficult than it seems. For more information about metastatic breast cancer research, support, and awareness, visit https://secure.metavivor.org/page/contribute/dying-for-sex Support us by...

Duration:00:54:24

A Walk On The Wild Side | 3

2/18/2020
As Molly and Nikki continue to grapple with Molly's health issues, Molly's appetite for sexual adventure escalates. She explores the world of fetishes and discovers her inner kink — everything from foot worship to “ballbusting.” How far is she willing to go? For more information about metastatic breast cancer research, support, and awareness, visit https://secure.metavivor.org/page/contribute/dying-for-sex Listen to Dying for Sex and much more ad-free on Wondery+. Start your free trial now...

Duration:00:41:19

Adventures in Dating | 2

2/12/2020
Molly is ready to start dating in the real world. She’s balancing a life of extremes: harsh cancer treatments one moment, meeting with a new guy the next. Her first dates feel surprisingly like high school — including making out in the back seat of a car with “Toyota Guy.” And Nikki and Molly want to know what he thought about it. For more information about metastatic breast cancer research, support, and awareness, visit https://secure.metavivor.org/page/contribute/dying-for-sex Listen to...

Duration:00:48:06

Happy Endings | 1

2/12/2020
Molly and Nikki are best friends, and they can laugh about anything — even cancer. They call it “gallows humor.” When Molly receives her diagnosis, she begins her sexual exploration by learning how to take a different kind of “selfie.” And she lets a massage go all the way. For more information about metastatic breast cancer research, support, and awareness, visit https://secure.metavivor.org/page/contribute/dying-for-sex Listen to Dying for Sex ad-free on Wondery+. Start your free week...

Duration:00:42:06

Introducing: Dying For Sex

1/17/2020
When host Nikki Boyer’s best friend Molly is diagnosed with Stage IV breast cancer, she decides to do something bold. She leaves an unhappy marriage and embarks on a series of sexual adventures to feel alive. Over this six-part miniseries, Molly shares the details of her hilarious escapades in a story about friendship, death, and what you do with the time you have left. Premiering February 12th 2020

Duration:00:02:20