Adult Sex Education on the About Sex Podcast

May 18, 2017

Many people make it to adulthood without having any proper sex education. Some parents even will wait until the night before the wedding and then pull them aside for a quick chat about the birds and the bees.

Really.

Many states in the US also allow for medically innacurate sex education and this leads to a lot of misinformation and shame around sex, including clitoral orgasms, penis and labia sizes, common sexual dysfunctions and more. Find out about this and a whole lot more in this week's episode of the About Sex Podcast.

 

 

Statistical Reference:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/04/08/sex-education-requirement-maps_n_5111835.html

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Cuddling: A Therapist’s Intervention That Just Might Save your Marriage

May 7, 2017

Some people call Angela and tell her "We can't cuddle! We tried everything and still can't figure it out. Please help us! Just take our Money!"

Well, not really. But Cuddling can be a great way for a couple to reconnect after a rough spot in their marriage and some may find it a new favorite part of their day. Find out more on how to cuddle in this week's episode of About Sex.

 

Episode 31

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How to Prepare for Sex as a Senior Citizen (Yes, Grandma Does it too)

April 30, 2017

Your body is changing all the time. Once, you were but a babe, hairless and just a squishy pile of giggles and dirty diapers. You grew to become a child, then a teenager, with new hair everywhere and an awakening of your sex life, and then on to adulthood. But the last stage can be just as exciting. Sex in your older years may come with some new challenges, but the happiest seniors have a strong sex life and find ways to work around the aches and pains. Find out more in this week's episode of About Sex.

 

Episode 30

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The Truth about Sex Addiction diagnosis and Danger of Abstinence Treatments

April 23, 2017

Some mental health workers have been treating patients for sex addiction with abstinence. This can wreck a marriage and there is no empirical evidence for the diagnosis or any of the treatments out there. To put it bluntly, they are shooting blindly into a forest trying to hit a target that may not even exist. Find out more in this week's episode of About Sex.

Episode 29

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Penis Immersion Therapy!

April 16, 2017

The title really speaks for itself. If you have a phobia of penises, the approved treatment is penis immersion therapy. This is also known as exposure therapy. No, that does not mean you surround yourself with rooms full of penises, no matter how many times you ask. There are actualy steps and safety ptotocols to find a healthy outcome in this situation. Find out more on this week's episode of About Sex.

 

Episode 28

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How to Tell if You are the “Other Woman” and Other Tips to Ethical Online Dating

April 9, 2017

We have all heard the story. Boy meets girl. Girl falls in love. Girl has sexual encounters with boy and then finds out the boy has a second facebook account with photos of him and his wife and children. That boy is already married! There are red flags that signal someone is cheating on their partner. Listen to this week's episode of About Sex to hear more about this and other tips on hooking up ethically on tinder and other dating websites.

 

Episode 27

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Simple Tips to Becoming a Good Lover

April 2, 2017

We all want to be the perfect lover. The perfect romantic idealization of a Don Juan. The perfect knight in shining armor. We want our lovers to remember our passionate moments with a fire deep inside them. But most of us will settle for our lovers just remembering we even had sex.

For some it may seem to come easy, but the reality is we have to work at it. We have to talk and learn and find a way to not only please ourselves, but give unending pleasure to our sexual partners. Find out more in this week's episode of About Sex.

 

Episode 26

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Breaking news! Teens have sex! What you do with that information will decide your own child’s fate.

March 26, 2017

Teens have sex. Let that sink in for a moment. Nothing you say or do will change that, but what you say and do will affect how protected and educated they are about sex. Maybe if you actually talk to them about it, you might find they have opinions and values of their own when it comes to their sexuality.

Episode 24

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Big news: Porn can sometimes be unrealistic!

March 19, 2017

In this episode, we discuss how porn can sometimes be unrealistc. Yes, it is true. Realy A lot of young people get their sex education by watching porn and may come away from it with some unrealistic expectations. 

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The biggest mistake men make when talking to their partners about sex

March 12, 2017

Yes, you have to sometimes talk about sex with your partner, but the worst thing you can do is to make them feel criticized or pressured about sex. This can cause a negative feedback loop. You don't get enough sex. You complain. Outcome: Less sex! Listen and find out how to avoid this common issue. Many clients come in for sex therapy about just this topic.

 

Episode 22 - Sex Under Pressure

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