Love, Lust & Laughter – 11.22.22

Dr. Carol Queen Is a “Cultural Sexologist” – Politically And Socially She is the Staff Sexologist at Good Vibrations, a nationwide chain of sex toy stores. Since 1990 Dr. Carol has enjoyed a unique platform to focus on sex education and women’s pleasure. Her sex education is published in The Sex & Pleasure Book: Good Vibrations Guide to Great Sex for Everyone. The midterms …

Love, Lust & Laughter – 10.25.22

LOVE AFTER LOSS – Becoming Capable of Intimacy and Laughter Again Dr. Lori Buckley, my friend and colleague of nearly 20 years, is the perfect guest to explore this topic. She and I have some parallels on our life paths. We are both Sex Therapists who have narrated sex education videos for The Sinclair Institute – including Great Sex for a …

Love, Lust & Laughter 09.06.22

Parenting, Anxiety and Differentiation of Self: What does Sex Have to Do With It? Dr. Diana and her guest, Dr. Ashley Mader, reflected on the anxious times we are living in, where stress can either be an accelerator for sexual intimacy or a brake for it. The better differentiated each partner is, the better they can communicate their desires (or lack …

Love, Lust, and Laughter – 08.16.22

NRE – New Relationship Energy. How To Keep It Going! Therapist Dr. Ashley Mader – www.OurShine.org – sees clients who experiencing the euphoria of new relationship energy—NRE—as well as clients in the process of separation or divorce and wondering how they got there. Dr. Ashley and Dr. Diana have similar cases in their practices; so, a lively conversation ensued! As with many things, …

Love, Lust and Laughter – 07.26.22

Funny, Irreverent, Intelligent Sex Educator and Author Of Guide To Getting It On Dr. Diana welcomed Dr. Paul Joannides, the author of Guide to Getting It On, now in its 10th edition. This is what Dr. Diana wrote in her book Love in the Time of Corona, Chapter 8 – Learn More About Sex: “Guide to Getting It On is the first book I …

Love, Lust and Laughter – 07.05.22

Integrating Mind & Body and Past & Present for More Pleasurable Sex Stella Resnick, PhD, has been a friend and mentor for thirty years. At a May 2, 1992 meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality (informally known as “Quad S”), Dr. Stella spoke about Actualizing Sexual Potential, asking “How good can sex get?” New to the field, I …

Love, Lust and Laughter – 06.14.22

Mark Twain Meets Don Juan “Mark Twain meets Don Juan—a delectable fusion of brains and balls!” is an observation made about Howie Gordon’s book HINDSIGHT: True Love and Mischief in the Golden Age of Porn. It’s true that Howie Gordon – aka Richard Pacheco – is unafraid to experience the wilds, both inner and outer. He writes with huge humor that will keep …

Love, Lust and Laughter – 05.24.22

Thanks in advance for sending the player embed code. Good Sex Education Can Prevent Having Bad Sex – PLUS: May is National Masturbation Month Who better to talk about masturbation than Dr. Carol Queen, Staff Sexologist at Good Vibrations, a company that created the Masturbation Hall of Fame. As a member, Dr. Carol explained that the Hall of Fame was founded in …

Love, Lust and Laughter – 05.10.22

Comprehensive Sex Education Often Prevents Unwanted Pregnancies Studies by the federal government and others show that young people’s sexual risk-taking is actually promoted by ignorance, not knowledge. Social liberals and conservatives appear to hold polar opposite views on sex education. Conservatives often present the idea that sex for teens is dangerous. My guest, Dr. Carol Queen, is Staff Sexologist at Good Vibrations, a …

Love, Lust & Laughter – 04.19.22

Cannabis for Couples Jordan Tishler, MD, is a cannabinoid specialist physician based in Boston (although he sees patients from anywhere via telemedicine visits). He’s the perfect guest for today—April 19th—one day short of the annual cannabis celebration of “4/20”! Dr. Tishler graduated from both Harvard College and Harvard Medical School. Bryan Brewer, Dr. Diana’s husband, joined as the cohost. Dr. Tishler was …