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Sexology podcast untangles the science of sex and pleasure. Each week, Dr. Nazanin Moali interviews experts, psychologists and researchers to explore the most intriguing findings in psychology of sex and intimacy. Sexology podcast will give you insight into all that you have ever wanted to know about sex but were afraid to ask. Join us in this weekly journey to examine sexuality and pleasure from a scientific perspective.
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Dec 28, 2021

Welcome to episode 262 of the Sexology Podcast! Today is a solo episode where I answer questions from our listeners. In this episode, we touch upon subjects such as tackling anxiety-based issues such as not feeling big enough for your partner, misconceptions about the importance of penis size and what to do if your partner wants to join OnlyFans. 

   

In this episode, you will hear: 

  

  • Knowing when the right time is to touch your partners clit  
  • Tackling anxiety-based issues such as not feeling big enough for your partner  
  • Overcoming performance anxiety  
  • Looking at spontaneous and responsive desire  
  • What to do if your partner wants to join OnlyFans  
  • Understanding the motivations behind wanting to start an OnlyFans page  
  • The importance of starting slow if your partner does start an OnlyFans page  
  • How you can build up your sexual confidence 
  • Misconceptions about the importance of penis size  
  • Understanding your relationship with your body  
  • Ways in which you can overcome sexual shame 

 

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Podcast Produced by Pete Bailey http://petebailey.net/audio

Dec 21, 2021

Welcome to episode 261 of the Sexology Podcast! Today I am delighted to welcome Krista St-Germain to the podcast. In this episode, we discuss how Krista became interested in becoming a life coach for widows through the tragic passing of her husband, the myths and misconceptions around grief, and ways you can invite pleasure after grief, inside and outside the bedroom. 

 

Krista St-Germain is a Master Certified Life Coach, grief expert, widow, mom and host of The Widowed Mom Podcast. When her husband was killed by a drunk driver in 2016, Krista’s life was completely and unexpectedly flipped upside down. After therapy helped her unfurl from the fetal position, Krista discovered Life Coaching, Post Traumatic Growth and learned the tools she needed to move forward and create a future she could get excited about — now she coaches and teaches other widows so they too, can love life again. 

   

In this episode, you will hear: 

  

  • How Krista became interested in this work through the tragic passing of her husband  
  • What is grief and how is it defined?  
  • The myths and misconceptions around grief  
  • Understanding that grief is not uniform and different for each person  
  • How people can begin again to lean into pleasure while experiencing grief  
  • The ways in which grief can impact people’s sexual health  
  • Resources and places you can go if you want to seek out pleasure after grief  
  • Looking at the term “Widhoe” and Krista’s thoughts on it  
  • Other ways you can invite pleasure after grief, inside and outside the bedroom  
  • Recommendations for dating in today’s digital world of apps  
  • Learning to be honest and open with people when dating and not be afraid to even talk about things like STI’s  
 
 

 

Find Krista St-Germain Online 

https://www.coachingwithkrista.com  

 

Sex Quiz for Women  
https://oasis2care.com/sexquiz  

 

Podcast Produced by Pete Bailey http://petebailey.net/audio  

Dec 14, 2021

Welcome to episode 260 of the Sexology Podcast! Today I am delighted to welcome Dr. Holly Richmond to the podcast. In this episode, we discuss Dr. Holly's new book “Reclaiming Pleasure”, looking at ways to combat shame and guilt and how sexual trauma mis-informs our sexuality.   

 

Dr. Holly is one of North America’s leading sex therapists, serving women, men, couples and gender-diverse individuals for relationship and sexuality issues. She counsels a broad range of clients including Hollywood’s elite and prominent corporate clientele and offers consultation services with psychotherapy interns and other therapists.  

 

Dr. Holly works from a sex positive approach, meaning: “all sex is good sex as long as it’s consensual and pleasurable.” She is committed to helping her clients feel better—mind and body—not just behave differently. 

  

Her therapeutic relationships are built on strong rapport, trust, non-judgment and acceptance, though she is directive and results oriented, not simply supportive. Her objective is to help clients meet their goals and move through the therapy process as quickly as possible. 

  

Dr. Holly’s forthcoming book, Reclaiming Pleasure: A Sex-Positive Guide for Moving Past Sexual Trauma and Living a Passionate Life (New Harbinger, Oct. 2021) is a groundbreaking examination of both somatic and psychological factors in survivor’s’ recovery. 

   

In this episode, you will hear: 

  

  • Why Dr. Holly decided to write her book “Reclaiming Pleasure”  
  • Looking at ways to connect people easier  
  • Analyzing the issue of trauma re-enactment  
  • Understanding the difference between trauma re-enactment and a healthy sex life  
  • Looking at ways to combat shame and guilt  
  • How many people struggle with performance anxiety  
  • Understanding the fight, flight, freeze and fawn responses and their relationship to trauma  
  • How we can learn to reconnect with ourselves  
  • Looking at exercise couples can take part in together  
  • Learning to schedule sex with your partner for a better sex life 
  • How sexual trauma mis-informs our sexuality  

 

Find Dr. Holly Online 

https://drhollyrichmond.com  

 

Sex Quiz for Women  
https://oasis2care.com/sexquiz  

 

Podcast Produced by Pete Bailey http://petebailey.net/audio 

Dec 7, 2021

Welcome to episode 259 of the Sexology Podcast! Today I am delighted to welcome Jamila M. Dawson, LMFT and August McLaughlin to the podcast. In this episode, we discuss triggers and how are they defined, looking at the relationship between sex and trauma and understanding the importance of practicing self-compassion.

 

Jamila M. Dawson, LMFT is the co-author of the innovative book: With Pleasure: Managing Trauma Triggers for More Vibrant Sex and Relationships. A licensed therapist with an expertise in sexuality, trauma, and relationships, Jamila has been a sex educator since 2005 and has practiced psychotherapy since 2015. She is the founder and owner of the psychotherapy practice Fire & Flow Therapy. She has collaborated with Buzzfeed, MEL, Playboy, Harper’s BAZAAR and other media outlets and has appeared on numerous podcasts, including Girlboner and Sex with Dr. Jess. Jamila uses her Instagram & Facebook accounts to share practices, tools, and reflections on sexuality, relationships, and mental health. She divides her time between Las Vegas and Los Angeles.

 

August McLaughlin is a nationally recognized journalist and host and producer of the podcast, Girl Boner Radio, a true story-driven podcast where she explores sexual empowerment, relationships and pleasure. Her articles have been featured by Cosmopolitan, the Washington Post, Salon and more. Her 2018 release, Girl Boner, was featured in the New York Times and called “equally fun, risqué, and informative” by Publishers Weekly. She has presented at colleges, recovery centers, and the CDC headquarters, attended the 2016 United State of Women summit as a nominated changemaker and gave a TEDx talk on her experience overcoming an eating disorder she was diagnosed with while working abroad in the fashion industry.

 

In this episode, you will hear:

 

  • What are triggers and how are they defined?
  • How Jamila and August and became interested in this line of work
  • Looking at the relationship between sex and trauma
  • Understanding that issues around trauma are common
  • Looking at how fight, flight and fawning works with trauma
  • What is fawning and how is it related to trauma?
  • The importance of practicing self-compassion
  • Analyzing pleasure traps
  • Understanding that you deserve to have pleasure
  • Finding peace in alternative sexual behaviors

Find Jamila M. Dawson Online

https://jamiladawson.com

 

Find August McLaughlin Online

https://augustmclaughlin.com

 

Sex Quiz for Women
https://oasis2care.com/sexquiz

 

Podcast Produced by Pete Bailey - http://petebailey.net/audio

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