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The Trouble With Sex presents
The Trouble with Sex
Relationship & Sex Therapist Dr. Tammy Nelson gets up close and personal with leading, sex-positive experts and influencers to examine hot topics and answer your questions about pleasure, sexuality, relationships and the most forbidden aspects of the human experience.
June 4, 2021
*This episode originally aired June 2020. Enjoy!Wish you enjoyed sex more? Are you looking to better satisfy your partner? Join Dr. Tammy and Dr. Laurie Mintz as they discuss why our culture's emphasis on intercourse and the male orgasm perpetuates pleasure inequality in the bedroom, and how becoming cliterate will create much more excitement between the sheets.INTERESTED IN BECOMING A CERTIFIED AS A SEX THERAPIST? Visit the. If you are already a therapist, find out how to receive your AASECT Sex Therapist Certification. Or, elevate your practice in relational psychotherapy by earning the new Certified Sex and Couples Therapist designation (CSCT). AASECT and CSCT renewal and re-certification classes are also offered. GUEST BIO: is an award-winning professor at the University of Florida, where she teaches the Psychology of Human Sexuality. Dr. Mintz has published over 50 scholarly articles in academic journals and six chapters in academic books. For almost 30 years, Dr. Mintz has also maintained a small private practice, working with both individuals and couples on general and sexual issues. She is also the author of two popular press books—both written with the aim of empowering women: Tired Woman’s Guide to Passionate Sex and . Dr. Mintz a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, indicating that her work has had a positive national influence on the field of psychology. Watch her recent Tedx Talk: . THE TROUBLE WITH SEX RESOURCES, REFERENCES & INFO· To read more about how to improve your sex life, check out Dr. Tammy's .· Learn more about love, marriage, monogamy and how to redefine your commitment to each other in Dr. Tammy's TEDX talk - - or her by the same name. · Want more Dr. Tammy? Read: , and .
May 17, 2021
Whether you’re having sex or not – this episode is a must! Dr. Tammy invites Dr. Ina Park to demystify and educate us all on how common sexual transmitted infections (STIs) really are, the surprising ones on the rise, and how we can protect ourselves - and our partners - while enjoying our sex lives.DR. TAMMY WANTS TO ANSWER YOUR QUESTIONS about Sex, Love & Relationship and help you with your Trouble with Sex. Send your questions to INTERESTED IN BECOMING A CERTIFIED AS A SEX THERAPIST? Visit. If you are already a therapist, find out how to receive your AASECT Sex Therapist Certification. Or, elevate your practice in relational psychotherapy by earning the new Certified Sex and Couples Therapist designation (CSCT). AASECT and CSCT renewal and re-certification classes are also offered.GUEST BIODr. Ina Park is an associate professor at the University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, Medical Consultant at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of STD Prevention, and Medical Director of the California Prevention Training Center. Dr. Park served as a co-author of the 2020 CDC STD Treatment Guidelines and is a contributor to the Department of Health and Human Services STI Federal Action Plan. She is a fierce advocate for public health, and the author of THE TROUBLE WITH SEX RESOURCES, REFERENCES & INFO· To read more about how to improve your sex life, check out Dr. Tammy's .· Learn more about love, marriage, monogamy and how to redefine your commitment to each other in Dr. Tammy's TEDX talk - - or her by the same name. · Want more Dr. Tammy? Read: , .
April 26, 2021
Sex, Chronic Illness & Creativity
Dr. Tammy talks with Dr. Lee Phillips about what you can do when chronic illness, pain, the pandemic, or any other major life change, impacts your relationship and sexual connection with your partner. Learn how to get physically creative and harness curiosity as a key to improving your relationship no matter what challenge (big or small) you may be forced to face.
April 5, 2021
Sex & Pain: Saving One Vagina at a Time
Whether you are breast feeding, going through perimenopause, menopause, cancer treatment, or any life change that causes a shift in your hormone levels, every woman will experience vaginal discomfort or pain at some point. In this episode, Dr. Tammy gets hopeful tips and answers from OB/GYN, Dr. Sherry Ross, about how we can easily care for our lady parts so we can enjoy sex and our bodies through all stages of life.
March 5, 2021
Becoming Sexually Woke
No matter what stage of life you're in, loving your body and your sex life can have its ups and downs. In this episode, Dr. Tammy talks with OB/GYN, and midlife sexuality expert, Dr. Susan Hardwick-Smith about how to embrace change, the wisdom that comes with age, and the power of exploration to have the best sex of your life after menopause, divorce or any challenge life throws your way.
February 17, 2021
The Measure of Masculinity
Our culture teaches men that masculinity in the bedroom is about performance not pleasure - and that's where many misconceptions around sex begins. Dr. Tammy talks with veteran sex therapist Dr. Barry McCarthy about the myths around what makes a 'real man', Viagra and how to ensure you have a satisfying sex life now and well into your 80's and 90's.
February 3, 2021
Get Good in Bed Together
Is lack of sex ruining your relationship? Do you long to reignite passion and intimacy in the bedroom? Dr. Tammy talks with sex advisor and desire advocate Susan Bratton about how to improve your bedroom communication, hot techniques for men and women, and creating a sexual soulmate pact.
December 17, 2020
Surrogate Partner Therapy & Intimacy Coaching
What the heck is a sex surrogate? Is it legal? How does it work? How do you find a practitioner? Join Dr. Tammy as she talks with sex surrogates and intimacy experts Nicole Ananda and Brian Gibney about this controversial form of therapy.
December 1, 2020
Relationships That Change Us : A Tribute to Rich Simon
Dr. Tammy opens up about the highs and lows of her career as she honors the tragic passing of her mentor Rich Simon and shines the light on the importance of self care and mental health, especially during these challenging times.
October 28, 2020
Understanding Adult ADHD to Improve Your Relationship & Sex Life
Dr. Tammy and Dr. Ari Tuckman get personal as they dive into the minds of people with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, and how couples often struggle, yet can overcome their differences, when ADHD complicates their partnership and sex life.
October 14, 2020
Sex, Reproductive Justice and Protecting Your Rights
Join Dr. Tammy as she talks with legal professor, historian and reproductive rights specialist Mary Ziegler as she explains why it's essential to understand the federal and state laws in effect today, what's really at stake and why, and what you can do about protecting women's rights. While this episode was recorded before the Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court nomination, its release during her confirmation hearing, and the lead up to the upcoming election, is intentional. Get informed and please VOTE in November.
September 22, 2020
Love and Sex After Loss
Dr. Tammy talks with renown grief specialist David Kessler about the heartache of loss, death, life and love. David discusses his own grieving process after experiencing multiple tragedies, as well as loss in the time of Covid and finding meaning as we face great changes throughout life.
August 24, 2020
Monogamy, Infidelity and When You're the One Who Cheats - Replay
This fan favorite was originally released on June 19, 2019, but the advice Dr. Tammy offers is more important than ever! Dr. Tammy dissects monogamy, infidelity and how we unknowingly spilt off and shut off parts of ourselves throughout our lives - putting our relationships and our happiness at risk. Learn why people in long term partnerships often need to work on their erotic relationship twice as much as their companionship. Find out tips on surviving infidelity, and how to be honest with yourself and your partner(s) by always living with integrity – even if You’re the One Who Cheats.
August 7, 2020
Interracial Dating, Dating as a Single Parent & Living Life on Your Terms
Looking for dating tips? We've been saving the release of this episode until more of the country began to reopen. Join Dr. Tammy as she talks (pre Covid shutdown & the recent Black Lives Matter protests) with the hilarious author of A Black Girl's Guide to Dating White Men - Niki McElroy. Niki gives us her dating advice about living life to the fullest, not settling, dating as a single mom and interracial relationships. -If you're dating during the pandemic, please practice social distancing, wear a mask and continue to practice safe sex.
June 30, 2020
Wish you enjoyed sex more? Are you looking to better satisfy your partner? Join Dr. Tammy and Dr. Laurie Mintz as they discuss why our culture's emphasis on intercourse and the male orgasm perpetuates pleasure inequality in the bedroom, and how becoming cliterate will create much more excitement between the sheets.