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Sex podcast for committed couples! Certified sex therapist Laurie Watson joins couples’ therapist Dr. Adam Mathews for an expert, frank and fascinating conversation about sex, therapy, healthy couples and marriage. Details to help you keep it hot!

Sex podcast for committed couples! Certified sex therapist Laurie Watson joins couples’ therapist Dr. Adam Mathews for an expert, frank and fascinating conversation about sex, therapy, healthy couples and marriage. Details to help you keep it hot!
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United States

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Sex podcast for committed couples! Certified sex therapist Laurie Watson joins couples’ therapist Dr. Adam Mathews for an expert, frank and fascinating conversation about sex, therapy, healthy couples and marriage. Details to help you keep it hot!

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English


Episodes

Episode 156: Mailbag - Self consciousness about sex, intrusive thoughts, and date night sex

12/14/2018
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Self-consciousness about sex and talking about sex can get in the way of our intimacy and enjoyment of sex. Join sex therapist Laurie Watson and couples therapist Dr. Adam Mathews as they talk about reducing self-consciousness, dealing with intrusive thoughts, and date night sex. Help us get to know you better by taking a short, 8-question survey. Click here.

Duration:00:29:45

155: Holiday Naughty and Nice Ideas

12/7/2018
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The holidays can be stressful for many reasons. Join sex therapist Laurie Watson and couples therapist Dr. Adam Mathews as they go through the list of naughty and nice ideas for the holiday. We want to find out more about our listeners! Please click this link to a short, 8-question demographic survey.

Duration:00:23:20

154: Sex After Kids

11/29/2018
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Having kids can radically change sex for couples and can complicate our sex lives for a number of reasons. Join author and sex therapist Laurie Watson and couples therapist Dr. Adam Mathews as they work through the issues around sex after kids.

Duration:00:27:05

153: Body Image

11/23/2018
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Next to relational distress, a negative body image is the biggest disruptor for derailing sex and desire. While this has traditionally been a woman's struggle, increasingly it is also an isue for men. Join sex therapist Laurie Watson and couples therapist Dr. Adam Mathews as they talk about body image issues.

Duration:00:23:17

152: Criticism

11/16/2018
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Criticism can be destructive to our relationships. In the fourth and final of Gottman's 'Four Horseman' series, Laurie and Adam address this destructive behavior and distinguish it for communicating complaints in your relationship.

Duration:00:29:29

151: Sex and Anxiety

11/9/2018
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Anxiety can interfere with sexual satisfaction. Join sex therapist Laurie Watson and couples therapist Dr. Adam Mathews as they discuss how to deal with sex and anxiety.

Duration:00:25:10

150: Mailbag: Listener Questions Answered

11/2/2018
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Dr. Adam and Laurie are back at it again answering your listener questions! In today's episode they cover topics on getting your needs met, trusting your partner, a listener's boyfriend struggling with the death of a beloved pet and more! Love us? Support us on Patreon: www.patreon.com/foreplayrst

Duration:00:27:49

149: Defensiveness

10/26/2018
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Continuing Gottman's Four Horseman series, Dr. Adam and Laurie dive deep into defensive behavior. Tune in to learn how to spot defensiveness within yourself and your partner. In this episode they offer advice on what to do with this common yet powerful emotion. Love us on Patreon www.patreon.com/foreplayrst

Duration:00:27:59

148: Getting Pregnant

10/19/2018
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Sexual problems and the quest for getting pregnant plague more couples than you'd think. The stress of conceiving can often prolong the process. Laurie and Dr. Adam talk infertility, conception and remaining calm with a common goal of pregnancy in mind. Love us on Patreon: www.patreon.com/foreplayrst

Duration:00:27:43

147: Sex and Depression

10/12/2018
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Dr. Adam and Laurie discuss the complicated relationship between sex and depression in both men and women. They discuss symptoms and how to stay connected when your relationship is impacted by this all too common mental health issue. Love us on Patreon: www.patreon.com/foreplayrst

Duration:00:27:52

146: Mailbag: Listener Questions Answered

10/5/2018
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Laurie and Dr. Adam answer listener questions about sexual confidence, bringing a third person into a marriage, a porn addicted father and more! Love us on Patreon: www.patreon.com/foreplayrst

Duration:00:26:29

145: Say Yes to Sex!

9/28/2018
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How to say yes to sex! Just because you or your partner is a sexual distancer may not mean you don't want to have sex. Some distancers have difficultly saying yes in the moment. Dr.Adam and Laurie explore how to get over the ''let's go for it'' hurdle. Love us on Patreon: www.patreon.com/foreplayrst

Duration:00:25:54

144: Stonewalling

9/21/2018
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What to do when your partner shuts down. In the second of Gottman's 'Four Horseman' series, Dr. Adam and Laurie address this destructive behavior and how to get through the seemingly unbreakable barriers of a silent a partner. Like us? Send us some love on Patreon: www.patreon.com/foreplayrst

Duration:00:27:24

143: 10 Tips to Rekindle Romance

9/14/2018
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How to bring back the fun and romance into your relationship with these 10 easy tips. Listen in on Laurie’s controversial advice on becoming the "most romantic man in the universe"! Follow us on Patreon: www.patreon.com/foreplayrst

Duration:00:26:21

142: Before Marriage

9/7/2018
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What is the number one most important trait in a good partner? Tune in to find out! In this episode Laurie and Dr. Adam explore the importance of sexual attraction vs emotional attraction. They also reveal red flags to look out for before you fully commit. Love us on Patreon! www.patreon.com/foreplayrst

Duration:00:29:18

141: Porn: Good or Bad?

8/31/2018
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Porn use can bring out strong reactions on both sides: Some view it as a minor impact on a marriage while others feel it is equivalent to cheating. Dr. Adam and Laurie explore porn’s impact on the sexual partnership and the place of fantasy within a monogamous marriage. Love us on Patreon!: www.patreon.com/foreplayrst

Duration:00:24:51

140: Contempt 911

8/24/2018
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Contempt, one of the most dangerous emotions in a relationship. This episode covers the markers of contemptuous behavior and why it's so destructive to a marriage. Laurie and Dr. Adam offer advice on recognizing this powerful emotion and how to bring the humanity back into your relationship. Support us on Patreon! www.patreon.com/foreplayrst

Duration:00:25:54

139: Inside the Mind of the Sexual Distancer

8/17/2018
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Adam is back in part two of our two-part series on resolving the demand-withdraw sexual cycle. Why does sex feel so much riskier to the distancer than the pursuer? Laurie and Adam give tips on how distancers can better communicate their needs and how both partners can provide clarity and security in this all too common relationship dance. Support us on Patreon: www.patreon.com/foreplayrst

Duration:00:27:56

138: Inside the Mind of the Sexual Pursuer

8/10/2018
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What in the world are they thinking? Today's episode is the first of a two-part series about resolving the demand-withdraw sex cycle between partners. Laurie addresses the expectations of the "sexual pursuer" and how to relieve the negative thought patterns that damage your marriage. Find us on Patreon: www.patreon.com/foreplayrst

Duration:00:27:58

137: Special Guests: Anatomy of Marriage

8/3/2018
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We've got a special treat today! Seth and Melanie, from the Anatomy of Marriage podcast, share how they emerged from crisis in their marriage by developing tools for better communication, shedding shame and understanding their family of origins. Tune in, you don't want to miss this in-depth discussion. Love us? Support us on Patreon: www.patreon.com/foreplayrst

Duration:00:41:21