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TSD Ep 36 – Sex toys not welcomed, mismatched libidos and lesbian porn

In this week’s episode, Roop surprises Jenna with his thoughtful answers to listener questions. Co-hosting the podcast has made him pick up a few things along the way! Do you have a partner that doesn’t like sex toys and not sure how to handle it? Is it sex toys vs them? Doesn’t have to be! We give advice on how to talk to your partner about introducing sex toys to your sex life and how it can enhance, not hinder it. What’s the solution to a couple who is experiencing mismatched libidos? Not always wanting sex at the same time as your partner is a common issue couples go through and there are a few things couples can do to make this work.

What do you do if you find out your straight girlfriend watches lesbian porn? Is it something to be concerned about? Whether you are a toy lover who has (or had) a partner who wasn’t as happy to have the extra help in the bedroom, have ever experienced mismatched libidos with a partner or found out your partner watches porn that surprises you, this episode is for you!

TSD Ep 28 – Sex Research with Amy Muise

Ever wonder how many times per week you and your partner should have sex for optimal happiness? In this week’s episode Jenna interviews sex researcher Amy Muise from York University.  Amy dishes on the latest in sex research including the two different types of relationships and how your reasons for having sex affect your sexual relationship satisfaction. Learn what approach and avoidance goals are and how they relate to sex, the intimacy/desire paradox and when couples feel desire in long term relationships.  We find out what couples can do for a better sex life and learn a non-threatening way to talk to your partner about how you want to be touched.

If you ever wanted to know how to make your relationship better and what the professionals are discovering from their research, this is the show for you! If you are interested in participating in Amy’s research she is recruiting first time pregnant couples. Check out her website here or email her at muiseamy@gmail.com to find out more. You can also check out Amy’s articles with her latest finding on The Science of Relationships and follow her on Twitter.