193: “And It Was Very Good” by “Earthly Parents”

Host Jeff Lundgren interviews “Earthly Parents” who wrote a book for his adult children, “And It Was Very Good: A Ladder-day Saints Guide to Lovemaking.” He writes the book in regards to comprehensive sexuality from a values perspective that fits within an LDS framing.

The guest goes by “Earthly Parents” to protect the privacy of his family and wife. As a parent, he writes to his children as what he wants his adult children to know about sexuality, especially going into marriage.

He talks about his background in Mormonism and then goes into the book including chapter 1 as “Our family’s Sexual Articles of Faith”.

He also shares experiences from readers after having read the book.

For a free copy, please email earthlyparents@gmail.com. You are welcome to share the PDF as well.

The book is also in audio form at Audible.com.


Jeff has a Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. He practices as a therapist in the Salt Lake City Utah area working with adults, adolescents in the issues of relationships and sexuality, life adjustments, spirituality and religion, anxiety and depression, men’s issues, addiction & compulsivity, and more. Jeff has a passion for the outdoors, spending time with his four adult children, photography, and playing the guitar. Jeff lives by the attitude that life isn’t here to destroy us; life is here to help us expand and become better.

1 comment for “193: “And It Was Very Good” by “Earthly Parents”

  1. EP
    January 8, 2020 at 7:21 pm

    Thanks for having me on the show. It’s such a worthy task to help heal people. Thank you!

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