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The podcast on sexuality, intimacy, and kinky business is here. A courageous, funny, and open-minded discussion of all things sex and love.

The podcast on sexuality, intimacy, and kinky business is here. A courageous, funny, and open-minded discussion of all things sex and love.
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California, CA

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The podcast on sexuality, intimacy, and kinky business is here. A courageous, funny, and open-minded discussion of all things sex and love.

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English


Episodes

The Joy of Giving Massage with Shai Plonski

1/15/2019
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We often give massage to receive, but Shai is a firm believer that you can get as much joy from giving a massage as you can from receiving one. His new best-selling book, The Joy of Giving Massage, is all about maximizing the pleasure you get from giving a great massage. Massage is no longer what you need to get through in order to get yours. It's a practice to meditate, connect with yourself, and deepen the intimacy between you and the person receiving the massage. Shai Plonski has been...

Duration:00:54:13

2018 Highlights: Platonic touch, self-love, and calling in 'The One'

1/8/2019
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Are you touched starved? Do you wish you could change something about your body? Are you looking for 'The One' at the expense of building intimacy with others, and yourself? Then you'll want to tune in. Today, I bring you my favorite snippets of conversation from the top three most downloaded episodes of 2018. Solomon Krueger discusses the power of platonic touch, Meghan Tonjes talks about what it takes to love one's own body, and Dr. Jordana Jacobs shares with us how to soften our...

Duration:00:34:01

Free Love Advice: Dating Unavailable People

12/4/2018
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Are you dating someone who's not quite right for you? Do they satisfy your needs in one way but not in the way that's important to you? Well, I would say, "join the club". This episode is for everyone who's dating someone that can't really give them what they're looking for. If you'd like your very own free love advice, head over to thelovedrive.com/freeloveadvice to find out how I can help.

Duration:00:11:40

The Power of Platonic Touch with Solomon Krueger

11/6/2018
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Spooning, cuddling, massage, body-stacking, playing like a bunch of kittens, stroking in a non-sexual way, dancing with or without contact, extended eye-gazing. These are just a few of the types of platonic touch that you can experience at Cozy, a heart-centric cuddle-event hosted by Solomon Krueger in Montreal. I've been to three of these parties and I have enjoyed each more than the last. There's an openness, a warmth, and tenderness at these parties that I've never encountered or...

Duration:01:04:19

Free Love Advice: Should I Leave My Husband?

10/30/2018
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A woman wants to know if she should leave her husband of 10 years. She also gets painfully vulnerable about hating her body. We talk about knowing when it's time to leave your partner, why we fall into negative self-talk, how we can best accept the body that we have even though we don't like the way it looks. This is a tender and heart-warming conversation about being human. I think you're going to like it.' Show Notes: If you have a question for The Love Drive you can either sign up for...

Duration:00:40:37

Free Love Advice: How do I Find Love?

10/23/2018
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You can hear the sadness in this man's voice. He's a recovering drug addict who works too much, his kids won't give him the time of day, and he walked in on his wife sleeping with his friend of 30 years. He's working class and has antiquated views on gender roles and what it means to be a man. While he claims to want to do the pampering, he eventually shares that he likes to be cuddled and wants someone to take care of and who can take care of him. This #freeloveadvice session was...

Duration:00:31:36

Love and Death (Awareness) with Dr. Jordana Jacobs

10/16/2018
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Public speaking may be our number one conscious fear but Dr. Jordana Jacobs, a clinical psychologist in NYC, believes that the fear of dying, or death anxiety, is indeed what we're most afraid of. What does death awareness mean exactly? Simply put, the more we're conscious of the impermanence of everything in life, the more present we can be, and the deeper we can love. We more we accept death, the more fully we can love everything around us, including your partner. Jordana and I also...

Duration:01:18:08

Loving Your Body with Meghan Tonjes

10/9/2018
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Meghan Tonjes is (self-proclaimed)Fat, Blessed, and Thriving. She's a musician, podcaster, and YouTuber, but she's also a hilarious, witty, badass, charming, and hard-working woman that has a lot of wisdom to share when it comes to loving one's own body. She's been producing YouTube videos for as long as YouTube has been around and knows a few things about the mean things people can say about your body, and how to rise above it. She's sassy as hell, and as big a flirt as I am. I loved...

Duration:01:06:50

Free Love Advice: Should I Stop Cheating?

10/2/2018
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I spoke with a woman that has been seeing both men for over a year without either of them knowing anything about the other. She wanted help figuring out who she should choose. No pressure. Then I spoke with a man trying to forgive his ex for cheating on him, and then another conversation with a young woman who is stuck in an abusive relationship. All of this on my birthday. Thank you, everyone! Show Notes: Find detailed show notes about this episode here. Esther Perel's book, The State...

Duration:00:49:05

Living in a sex-positive community with Lila Donnolo

9/25/2018
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It can be hard to find out about play parties (sex parties) if you're not 'in the know'. Good thing for you, Lila Donnolo is very much 'in the know'. She lives in a sex-positive intentional community in Brooklyn called Hacienda House. We discuss the ins and outs of living in such a community, how to get invited to play parties, some of the etiquette required to fully enjoy yourself, and more. Lila is also the host Horizontal With Lila, a podcast on intimacy that is recorded lying down. Lila...

Duration:00:51:12

Finding Your Life Partner with Sarrah Rose

9/18/2018
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Sarrah Rose is a sexual empowerment coach living in Austin, Texas. We discuss what it means to be sexually empowered, how we can best go about finding our ideal partner, and what it means to communicate honestly. Show notes: Find out more about The Love Drive and find detailed show notes for this episode here: www.thelovedrive.com/ep27 Find Sarrah Rose on her website and on Instagram. Check out Sarrah's course list here. This show has been produced by Shaun Galanos with help from...

Duration:00:41:24

Lovingly Hooking Up with Yana Tallon-Hicks

9/11/2018
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Yana Tallon-Hicks is a therapist, consent educator, and columnist living in Western Massachusets. She hosts regular consent workshop and shares with us her recent findings of what it takes to be a more ethical hookup. You'll learn how to share your STI status, how to consider others' feelings, how to respect your and your partner's boundaries, and more. Don't miss this one, this is the sex ed we should have gotten in school. Show notes Get detailed show notes, videos, and a transcript of...

Duration:00:56:32

Free Love Advice: Single for 15 Years

9/4/2018
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Four stories of people needing free love advice in Washington Square Park. One, a 67-year-old man has been celibate for 15 years and would like some companionship. Two, a pair of high school sweethearts get ready to go off to different universities and wondering how to navigate being apart for the first time in two years. Three, a man has a heart-bursting crush on someone and doesn’t know how to let them know. Four, a young man wants a long-term partnership with his girlfriend but...

Duration:00:44:37

Make Love Not Porn With NMLP curator Sarah Beall

8/28/2018
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Sarah Beall is one of the curators at Makelovenotporn.tv, a user-generated collection of videos of real people having real sex. This is not pornography and the videos are not performances. Make Love Not Porn believes that the sex we have in our everyday life is the hottest sex there is, and I completely agree. We discuss what makes great sex great, how you can dip your toe into making your own real sex videos, and the beauty and freedom of releasing your sex videos online for all to...

Duration:00:56:49

Burning Man Sex Part II: Tips from 3 Burning Man Veterans

8/21/2018
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Fuck. Less than 1 week before the gates of Burning Man open and there's plenty of freak out about. But I don't want you to freak about having sex at Burning Man because there's no reason for that. Today, I invite two Burning Man veterans to talk about how to increase your chances of having sex on playa. Between the 3 of us, we have over 35 years of Burning Man event participation. In this special two-part edition of Burning Man Sex, we break down what you can do to have more fun playful...

Duration:00:53:58

Burning Man Sex: What You Need to Know Part I

8/14/2018
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Ever wanted to have sex at Burning Man but terrified of the idea of having sex in such a dirty environment? Want some tips on finding a partner to invite to the orgy dome but not sure if it's such a good idea? Curious about how to meet that special playa bunny that is willing to baby wipe her vulva before you fuck her? This episode is for you. For the next two weeks, The Love Drive will be reporting on having sex at Burning Man. This episode, broken up into two parts, will set you up with...

Duration:00:58:20

How To Be Great At Eating Pussy (5 Ways)

8/6/2018
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I recently wrote an article titled: What Women Wished You Knew About Eating Pussy. April and Amy from the Shameless Sex Podcast interview me about how to be better at eating pussy. I share with them why we're not great at eating pussy, why I love it so much, and my five steps to being better at eating pussy. April Lampert and Amy Baldwin are the hosts of the Shameless Sex Podcast, a show designed to inspire radical self-love, sexual empowerment, and shame-free intimacy. Shameless Sex is...

Duration:00:47:35

Asking People Out Safely with Charlie Glickman

7/31/2018
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Charlie Glickman, Ph.D. is a sex educator, relationship coach, and co-author of The Ultimate Guide to Prostate Pleasure. He shares with us his invitation template for creating a situation for people to say yes rather than cases where they have to say no. Whether you're asking for a date, sex, or a business meeting, you can use this invitation template just about anywhere. We also discuss why some people have a hard time saying no, what it means to be sexually empowered, and take a quick...

Duration:01:17:19

Free Love Advice: Getting Over Your Ex

7/10/2018
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On this episode of Free Love Advice, two shorts conversations with men about how to get over your ex when you're still in love and how to tell your parents that you love them. Show Notes: To find out more about The Love Drive, find me at www.thelovedrive.com

Duration:00:20:43

Behind The Scenes: The Life Of A Pro-Domme

7/3/2018
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Do you like the idea of getting tied up and told what to do? Do you want to dip your toe into BDSM but not sure how? Get a behind the scenes look into the life of a professional dominatrix, or Pro-Domme. Goddess Jenilee pulls back the curtain and shows us what being a full-time pro-domme is all about. She shares with us how she got into BDSM, what he clients have in common, and divulges her unfulfilled fantasy. Will you be the one to fulfill it? Show Notes Get show notes and videos from...

Duration:00:46:26