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Ashley Grubbs on Adult NeuroDiverse Relationships

Are you afraid to date someone with autism? Do you feel it will be like having sex with a “robot?” Do you think the sex will be bad and passionless, and your needs will not be met? Think again. Neurodiverse relationships can, and do, work. Ashley Grubbs, a licensed professional counselor who practices in Colorado,…

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Mahmoud Baydoun on Anal Sex

Anal sex can be erotic, painfree and fun!   Anal sex is disgusting, it’s sinful, it’s wrong, it’s only for gay couples, it’s too painful, it won’t be pleasurable. Many individuals do not think of the anus as an erotic zone, but it can be.   In a Smart Sex, Smart Love podcast, Mahmoud Baydoun,…

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The silent suffering of gay men

It may sound crazy, but gay men are lonely. Most of us think they are happy and lead a life filled with love, but this isn’t even close to the truth. Loneliness in gay men is reaching epidemic proportions. In a Smart Sex, Smart Love podcast entitled “Gay men and loneliness,” host Joe Kort, PhD,…

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Rekindling Desire

Bad sex can destroy a loving relationship, but good sex cannot save a bad relationship. During a Smart Sex, Smart Love podcast, Joe Kort, PhD, psychotherapist and certified sex therapist, spoke with his guest Barry McCarthy, PhD, a clinical psychologist, certified sex therapist and author of 14 books and 100 professional articles on sexuality. The…

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Smart Sex Smart Love – Richard Sprott on Kinky sex and self-exploration: exploring gender and sexual identities

In his Smart Sex, Smart Love podcast, host and certified sex therapist Joe Kort, PhD, talked with Richard Sprott, PhD, about kinky sex and self-exploration. Dr. Sprott is directing a research project that looks at social saturation, the postmodern self, and identity development. He has conducted extensive research on alternative sexualities and non-traditional relationships with…

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Smart Sex, Smart Love – Episode 58 Erasing the stigma surrounding transgender identities

When originally confronted with the news that her daughter was going to transition, Roz admits she was clueless about what this meant for her child. The word transgender wasn’t even part of her vocabulary. What she did know was this was not a phase. Now, as her son, Hunter was going through something really big…

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Smart Sex, Smart Love – It’s time to be the author of your own story

Are you surviving or thriving during this global pandemic? Are you living your best life right now? How are you responding to so many unforeseen changes? During the pandemic, many of us are facing unique challenges that test our resilience. George Khamis, therapist with The Center for Relationship and Sexual Health in Royal Oak, Michigan,…

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Smart Sex, Smart Love – How do you begin to uncover your erotic identity? Inquiry, meaning and purpose in sex

Sex can, and should, be an access point to an immense internal world. In healing our connections to ourselves and others, we uncover a powerful way of being in our bodies, our relationships, and our lives. Finn Deerhart, sex counselor, coach, Tantra facilitator and public speaker, discussed this subject during a Smart Sex, Smart Love…

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Smart Sex, Smart Love – Why are men stigmatized and women fetishized when it comes to maintaining appearance?

Recently I’ve been posting videos on TikTok about many different mental and sexual health topics, and the response has been surprisingly overwhelming … unfortunately. I was shocked that some were not listening to my messages; they were shaming me and personally attacking me because I wear a hair piece. This Smart Sex, Smart Love podcast…

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Smart Sex, Smart Love – Episode 56 Dr. Holly Richmond on How the Latest Innovations in Sex Tech are Transforming the Way we Mate, Relate and Masturbate.

On this week’s show Joe is delving into the world of sex tech with his guest, Dr Holly Richmond. They chat about how the latest innovations in sex tech are transforming the way we mate, relate and masturbate. “Sex tech is redefining how we have sex,” says Holly. “It’s not heteronormative penis/vagina sex anymore these…

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