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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.



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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
Happy Endings | 1

Happy Endings | 1

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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-sexListen to Dying for Sex ad-free on Wondery+. Start your free week now at wondery.fm/DFSPlus.Support us by supporting our sponsors!Buffy - Visit Buffy.co and enter promo code MOLLY for $20 off a Buffy comforter.OMGyes - Go to OMGyes.com/MOLLY for a special discount.Unique Vintage - Use promo code MOLLY at UniqueVintage.com for 20% off your first order.Audible - Visit Audible.com/DFS or text DFS to 500-500 to start listening with a free 30 day trial and a free audiobook.Zola - Go to Zola.com/MOLLY and use promo code SAVE50 to get 50% off your save the dates.Ritual - Visit Ritual.com/MOLLY for 10% off your first three months of Ritual.Zip Recruiter - Try Zip Recruiter for free by visiting ZipRecruiter.com/MOLLY.Best Fiends - Download FREE in the Apple App Store or Google Play.
Adventures in Dating | 2

Adventures in Dating | 2

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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-sexListen to Dying for Sex ad-free on Wondery+. Start your free week now at wondery.fm/DFSPlus.Support us by supporting our sponsors!Buffy - Visit Buffy.co and enter promo code MOLLY for $20 off a Buffy comforter.OMGyes - Go to OMGyes.com/MOLLY for a special discount.Unique Vintage - Use promo code MOLLY at UniqueVintage.com for 20% off your first order.Audible - Visit Audible.com/DFS or text DFS to 500-500 to start listening with a free 30 day trial and a free audiobook.Zola - Go to Zola.com/MOLLY and use promo code SAVE50 to get 50% off your save the dates.Ritual - Visit Ritual.com/MOLLY for 10% off your first three months of Ritual.Zip Recruiter - Try Zip Recruiter for free by visiting ZipRecruiter.com/MOLLY.Best Fiends - Download FREE in the Apple App Store or Google Play.
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-sexListen to Dying for Sex and much more ad-free on Wondery+. Start your free trial now at wondery.fm/DFSPlus.Support us by supporting our sponsors!Buffy - Visit Buffy.co and enter promo code MOLLY for $20 off a Buffy comforter.OMGyes - Go to OMGyes.com/MOLLY for a special discount.Unique Vintage - Use promo code MOLLY at UniqueVintage.com for 20% off your first order.Audible - Visit Audible.com/DFS or text DFS to 500-500 to start listening with a free 30 day trial and a free audiobook.Zola - Go to Zola.com/MOLLY and use promo code SAVE50 to get 50% off your save the dates.Ritual - Visit Ritual.com/MOLLY for 10% off your first three months of Ritual.Zip Recruiter - Try Zip Recruiter for free by visiting ZipRecruiter.com/MOLLY.Best Fiends - Download FREE in the Apple App Store or Google Play.
Coming Clean | 4

Coming Clean | 4

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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-sexSupport us by supporting our sponsors!Buffy - Visit Buffy.co and enter promo code MOLLY for $20 off a Buffy comforter.OMGyes - Go to OMGyes.com/MOLLY for a special discount.Unique Vintage - Use promo code MOLLY at UniqueVintage.com for 20% off your first order.Audible - Visit Audible.com/DFS or text DFS to 500-500 to start listening with a free 30 day trial and a free audiobook.Zola - Go to Zola.com/MOLLY and use promo code SAVE50 to get 50% off your save the dates.Ritual - Visit Ritual.com/MOLLY for 10% off your first three months of Ritual.Zip Recruiter - Try Zip Recruiter for free by visiting ZipRecruiter.com/MOLLY.Best Fiends - Download FREE in the Apple App Store or Google Play.
The Love Letter | 5

The Love Letter | 5

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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-sexIf 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.Support us by supporting our sponsors!Buffy - Visit Buffy.co and enter promo code MOLLY for $20 off a Buffy comforter.OMGyes - Go to OMGyes.com/MOLLY for a special discount.Unique Vintage - Use promo code MOLLY at UniqueVintage.com for 20% off your first order.Audible - Visit Audible.com/DFS or text DFS to 500-500 to start listening with a free 30 day trial and a free audiobook.Zola - Go to Zola.com/MOLLY and use promo code SAVE50 to get 50% off your save the dates.Ritual - Visit Ritual.com/MOLLY for 10% off your first three months of Ritual.Zip Recruiter - Try Zip Recruiter for free by visiting ZipRecruiter.com/MOLLY.Best Fiends - Download FREE in the Apple App Store or Google Play.
Becoming Whole | 6

Becoming Whole | 6

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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-sexSupport us by supporting our sponsors!Buffy - Visit Buffy.co and enter promo code MOLLY for $20 off a Buffy comforter.OMGyes - Go to OMGyes.com/MOLLY for a special discount.Unique Vintage - Use promo code MOLLY at UniqueVintage.com for 20% off your first order.Audible - Visit Audible.com/DFS or text DFS to 500-500 to start listening with a free 30 day trial and a free audiobook.Zola - Go to Zola.com/MOLLY and use promo code SAVE50 to get 50% off your save the dates.Ritual - Visit Ritual.com/MOLLY for 10% off your first three months of Ritual.Zip Recruiter - Try Zip Recruiter for free by visiting ZipRecruiter.com/MOLLY.Best Fiends - Download FREE in the Apple App Store or Google Play.
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-sexSupport us by supporting our sponsors!Buffy - Visit Buffy.co and enter promo code MOLLY for $20 off a Buffy comforter.OMGyes - Go to OMGyes.com/MOLLY for a special discount.Unique Vintage - Use promo code MOLLY at UniqueVintage.com for 20% off your first order.Audible - Visit Audible.com/DFS or text DFS to 500-500 to start listening with a free 30 day trial and a free audiobook.Zola - Go to Zola.com/MOLLY and use promo code SAVE50 to get 50% off your save the dates.Ritual - Visit Ritual.com/MOLLY for 10% off your first three months of Ritual.Zip Recruiter - Try Zip Recruiter for free by visiting ZipRecruiter.com/MOLLY.Best Fiends - Download FREE in the Apple App Store or Google Play.
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.
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.
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
Comments (153)

Adam Davis

when she talked about falling in love with herself I cried. I had to stop what I was doing and take it all in. Very powerful and relatable.

Aug 9th
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R.C.

A very heartfelt podcast, definitely opens your eyes just a little bit more.

Aug 5th
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jonmay mayjon

Before downloading this podcast....I was skeptical. I thought it would be trashy. I'm thankful I did, and I'm thankful you shared this story.

Aug 4th
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jonmay mayjon

Very interesting....We all deal with pain differently.

Aug 4th
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Vipin Shankar

I wish I had a friend like you who would be besides me all the time. Molly was lucky to have you. I’m sure she is got an uninterrupted travel, Amen

Aug 3rd
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Mike Haug

WOW,,,,,,,,What an amazing story, my brother n law has brain cancer he's 45 and declining by the day. I finished the pod cast in a day in a haft that was the first pod cast I ever heard and I no it can't be beat. Thank you so much for sharing your story with the world. what a wonderful person Molly was God bless you and her, that story changed my life thank you so much.... Forever, Michael

Aug 2nd
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Stephen Mihaly

The host managed to drain any interest in it by making it about her, and as for the continual interruptions with ads for other podcasts. l stopped after 3 episodes... couldn't take the host or Wondery any more.

Jul 28th
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Zaftige Y

You did good Nikki. So good! Molly has made an impact on how I need to look at life. Plan trips, laugh often, & love hard. Thank you to you both!

Jul 9th
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DrawnRed

Cringey or not lol

Jul 9th
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DrawnRed

I loved this;)

Jul 9th
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ICSDroid

What to hell happened to my comment?

Jun 27th
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ICSDroid

I binged all the episodes over the last couple of days. I didn't know Molly or had ever heard of her before this podcast. Although I knew this episode was probably coming sooner or later it still filled me with a great sadness and maybe a tear or two. It's said that only the good for young and in Molly's case that is certainly true. It's funny how the life and death of someone you've only known for in voice for a few hours can have such an impact on one's emotions. I guess that Molly was such a bright light with such a bright spirit that you had no option but feel that light and feel the sadness of its loss when it went out. Even while writing this I feel that lump forming in the back of my throat. I wish I had known such a bright light and the world is a much darker place without her in it. Rest in peace bright light, your pain is gone at last.

Jun 26th
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Danisha Little

🥺💖 that was beautiful.

Jun 17th
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Erica Kochy

The best podcast there is. Not only could I relate to parts of this, it helped me heal, its enlightening. Its much more than I thought it would be. Its also terrible for being so short and slightly misleading. But such is love, its a terrible, beautiful thing.

Jun 15th
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Nuage Laboratoire

text

Jun 4th
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masked Marlin

me I would take a shit load of drugs to sleep the whole time speeding it up

Jun 3rd
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Jena Lafont

I love ❤️ love 💕your pood cast

May 29th
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Dave's Hangar

Lesbians? God has tears.

May 19th
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BC

Excellent

May 18th
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Scoutk Bartholomew

This gives us people alone in KCMO hope. it's a tough City to be single in.

May 18th
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