Episode 118

Published on:

2nd Nov 2019

118. Whitney Miller- Understanding the Science of Intimacy and Living your Truth

Steaming things up in this episode, we have former Miss United States and sports anchor, Whitney Miller. Whitney found her true calling helping individuals and couples as a love, sex and relationship coach. Her experiential journey to self-mastery started 7 years ago when she entered into a well publicized open relationship with her now ex, Aubrey Marcus. Whitney has since joined forces with some of the leading scientists and researchers in the field, and now hosts talks and workshops around the world. She believes that there are always ways to create more love, better sex, and healthier, happier relationships.

Whitney expresses, “Start to be curious and ask, "Why does this come up within me?" then let yourself learn more about you, through this situation and I guarantee you will live a happier life."


  • [00:03:15] Backstory of a beauty queen athlete
  • [00:11:00] Authenticity in social media, self reflection and dealing with online hate
  • [00:16:30] Open relationships and myths surrounding them
  • [00:28:00] Exploring psychedelics
  • [00:35:00] Relationship Transition of Aubrey Marcus and Whitney Miller
  • [00:36:30] Story behind True Sex & Wild Love Podcast
  • [00:40:50] Lessons learned through podcasting
  • [00:48:21] Whitney's line in the sand moment

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University of Adversity
Welcome to University of Adversity, a podcast where we explore the human experience of overcoming obstacles and achieving personal growth through real-life stories of accomplished individuals. From professional athletes to NY Times bestselling authors, celebrities, spiritual leaders, doctors, scientists, and billionaires, we bring you a diverse range of perspectives on the challenges and triumphs of adversity. Each episode is designed to provide listeners with inspiration, motivation, and practical tools to help them navigate through difficult times. We cover a wide range of topics related to mental health, personal development, self-improvement and resilience building, offering expert insights and actionable advice. Join us as we discover how to overcome adversity, cope with stress, and achieve your goals on this journey of self-discovery and personal growth, highlighting the stories of the everyday heroes among us.

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Lance Essihos

As an experienced veteran with adversity, Lance has faced some of life's most difficult challenges. Grinding his way through the hockey ranks to traveling the world as a bartender. Through his personal battle with drugs and alcohol for well over a decade, the tragic loss of his brother to suicide followed by the great loss of his father to cancer only a year later, Lance realized he had hit rock bottom. In the darkest of days, he made a promise to himself that he would create a new life, one that would make an impact and inspire the masses, leaving the world in a better place than he found it. Lance has made it his mission to facilitate the message of positive change through adversity and encourage people to see the light through the darkness of life's worst moments.