15 episodes

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.
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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.7 • 12.8K Ratings

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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.
Binge all episodes of Dying For Sex exclusively and ad-free by joining Wondery+ in the Wondery App, Apple Podcasts or Spotify. Start your free trial by visiting wondery.com/links/dying-for-sex/ now.

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    Happy Endings

    Happy Endings

    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.

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    • 37 min
    Adventures in Dating

    Adventures in Dating

    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.

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    A Walk On The Wild Side

    A Walk On The Wild Side

    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?

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    Coming Clean

    Coming Clean

    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.

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    The Love Letter

    The Love Letter

    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.  

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    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 (1-800-656-4673). Or you can chat anonymously with a RAINN hotline staffer at online.rainn.org.




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    Becoming Whole

    Becoming Whole

    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.

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Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
12.8K Ratings

12.8K Ratings

Reddlass ,

Life Changing

This was the first Podcast I’ve ever listened to. It was fantastic and heartwarming to look into the friendship of these two ladies. For me it was like someone put me in a Yahtzee jar and shook me up and poured me out on a table. It had me doing some soul searching. Thank you Nikki and Molly for being so transparent. I believe this Podcast will help people. God bless you both as I’m sure your tied together forever.

Susnurse46 ,

Great Podcast

I enjoyed the honesty and vulnerability in this podcast. It’s very multifaceted. It’s about self discovery, sexual awakening, friendship, death, and how to let go. Fabulous.

Kimbelieves ,

Thank you

Just finished last episode. I laughed I cried I grieved and rejoiced. Mollys story was just so moving and powerful. I didn’t want it to end I wasn’t ready to let her go. I’m now reading her book.

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