Hello, friends! This is a great Q&A episode where I answer listener questions on a variety of topics including how to make your doctor take your seriously, catching emotions in the moment, and addressing a one-sided sexual relationship.
Hello, friends. In this episode, I chat with Dr. Alison Leigh Siegel, a licensed psychotherapist, human sexuality expert, and a sex and relationship advisor. A topic a lot of listeners have been asking for, we talk all about sex, intimacy and relationships, including some of the most common issues and how you can take steps to overcome them.
Hello, friends! In this Q&A episode, I take three awesome questions that listeners sent in and try my best to give some helpful advice. These cover a range of topics including health anxiety, PTSD in literature, and coping with a sexless marriage.
Erectile dysfunction (ED), or the inability to get/keep an erection during sexual activity, is a major problem. Estimates suggest it may impact up to 30 million people with penises. It’s an issue that has obvious ramifications when it comes to the mechanics of having penetrative sex, but it is also something that can have a devastating impact psychologically. ED is linked to shame, guilt, depressive symptoms, performance anxiety, and relationship disruption. It can be tough for the person with ED to cope with not being able to “perform” when the time comes and it can be easy for their partner(s) to fall into the trap of feeling that they did something wrong or they are not desirable enough for their partner to get an erection. Recently on episode 160 of the Hardcore Self Help Podcast, I got the following question about ED:
Hello, friends! In this episode, I answer three awesome listener questions about some very interesting topics. For those of you that are super sensitive about the topic, the first couple questions involve sex and sexuality, so be aware!