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October 18, 2019
Money is one of the Big 3 -- along with Time and Energy. Negotiating the issues around money impacts a couple's capacity for intimacy. Join sex therapist and author Laurie Watson and couples therapist Dr. Adam Mathews as they explore the money issue.   Join us for Love and Sex 360 in beautiful Asheville, NC November 15-17.   Please subscribe and rate/review Foreplay on iTunes! It helps us get the word out to more people. We appreciate it!
October 11, 2019
One weekend, three commitments, better sex. Join sex therapist and author Laurie Watson and couples therapist Dr. Adam Mathews as they discuss how in one weekend with three commitments you can have a better sexual relationship.
October 4, 2019
Acting out in an affair are often signs of problems with the person's life. A push / pull dynamic can fuel the infidelity. Join sex therapist and author Laurie Watson and couples therapist Dr. Adam Mathews as they talk about the causes and how to recover from the pain of infidelity. Join us for Love and Sex 360 in beautiful Asheville, NC. November 15-17. Find out more!   Take a moment and fill out our 8-question demographic survey.
September 27, 2019
We all fall into relational patterns in how we initiate sex and respond to initiation, how/when/where we have sex, how frequently, how freely we talk about sex, and so on. Join sex therapist and author Laurie Watson and couples therapist Dr. Adam Mathews as they discuss the various styles and how you can spice it up to keep it hot!   Join us in scenic Asheville NC for Love and Sex 360! November 15-17! Find out more. Take our demographic survey!
September 20, 2019
Dr. Laurie Mintz is the author of 'Becoming Clitorate'. Join sex therapist and author Laurie Watson as she and Dr. Mintz talk about Orgasmic Equality.   Join us for Love and Sex 360 November 15-17 in beautiful Asheville NC.   Visit our sponsors: Daily Harvest for delicious, healthy meals. Use promo code "Foreplay" to get $25 off your first box. Check out the app Audible Escape for unlimited love stories -- listen to them on your commute, doing chores, shopping! Listen for free for 1 month.
September 12, 2019
Are you being used for sex? What is it like to be in a pursuer-pursuer relationship? And more! Join sex therapist and author Laurie Watson and couples therapist Dr. Adam Mathews as they handle your questions.   To submit your question click here!   Join us for Love and Sex 360! In lovely Asheville, NC, take a weekend and build your relationship and sex life. November 15-17 2019. For more info click here! If you haven't subscribed please do! It drives our prominence in your favorite podcast source.   Finally, if you haven't already, please take a moment and complete our short demographic survey.
September 6, 2019
Do men go through menopause? Listen in with sex therapist and author Laurie Watson and couples therapist Dr. Adam Mathews as they talk about what happens to men as they age. Come to Asheville, North Carolina for Love and Sex 360! Limited spots available!  
August 30, 2019
Join sex therapist and author Laurie Watson and couples therapist Dr. Adam Mathews as they answer your questions!   Join us for Love and Sex 360 -- a weekend retreat in lovely Asheville NC.   Check out our sponsor Daily Harvest! Use promo code 'Foreplay' for a $25 off your first month!
August 22, 2019
A certain proportion of women will fake an orgasm to reassure their partner. Laurie says this is short-sighted! Join sex therapist and author Laurie Watson and couples therapist Dr. Adam Mathews as they talk about why women fake orgasms and how to change.   Check our sponsors! Audible Escape from Audible.com Lola! -- use the promotion code "Foreplay" to get 40% off the first month!   Join us for a romantic weekend in Asheville, NC at Love and Sex 360! Limited spots available! November 15-17
August 16, 2019
Forgiveness is essential for long lasting love and great sex. Unforgiveness robs a relationship of intimacy, both physical and emotional. Join sex therapist and author Laurie Watson and couples therapist Dr. Adam Mathews as they talk about how to forgive the big hurts and the little hurts that happen in a relationship. Come out to Love and Sex 360. This November in Asheville, NC. Find out more. Please help us out by subscribing and giving us a rating and review! Also if you haven't yet filled out our 8-question demographic survey, it helps us get to know you, our great audience!
August 9, 2019
The focus of a honeymoon ought to be sex. Whether you are newly married or have been partnered for awhile, getting away for a few days strictly devoted to sex is a great boost to any couple. Join sex therapist and author Laurie Watson and couple's therapist Dr. Adam Mathews as they share some tips for a great sex time away. Come join us for the Love and Sex 360 retreat. Find out more! Also fill out our short (8-question) survey!
August 2, 2019
We have special guest Erica Delong! She joins Laurie and talks about being a female sexual pursuer. Find out what it's like!   Join us for the Love and Sex retreat! November in Asheville, NC!   Help us out by hitting the Subscribe button!   Finally, take a minute and fill out our 8-question survey. Let us know who you are!
July 25, 2019
To have sex or refrain from sex during a woman's period? Research shows that there are 4 different reactions women have about sex on their periods. Join sex therapist Laurie Watson and couple's therapist Dr. Adam Mathews as they talk through the issues about sex on periods.   Please take a moment and subscribe so that you don’t miss any of our episodes! Also check out our Fall retreat at LoveandSex360.com. Finally, please answer our 8-question demographic survey!
July 19, 2019
Talking regularly about the state of your sexual union is essential to achieving and maintaining a satisfying sexual relationship. Join sex therapist and author Laurie Watson and couple's therapist Dr. Adam Mathews as they discuss how to accomplish a regular state of the union. Please take a moment and subscribe so that you don't miss any of our episodes! Also check out our Fall retreat at LoveandSex360.com. Finally, please answer our 8-question demographic survey! 
July 12, 2019
Join sex therapist and author Laurie Watson and couples therapist Dr. Adam Mathews as they answer your questions! In this episode: Diagnosing problems with oral sex; and female sexual pursuers and male sexual pursuers. Please take a moment and subscribe so that you don't miss any of our episodes! Also check out our Fall retreat at LoveandSex360.com. Finally, please answer our 8-question demographic survey!
July 5, 2019
Why and how does the frequency of sex decrease in a marriage to the point where it rarely happens? Join sex therapist and author Laurie Watson and couples therapist Dr. Adam Mathews as they dissect the genesis of a sexless marriage. Join us for Love and Sex 360 this coming November (15-17)!   Also we'd love to find out more about our listeners. Please fill out our short demographic survey!
June 28, 2019
Fourth of July fireworks in the sky are great, but what about fireworks in bed? Join sex therapist and author Laurie Watson and Couples Therapist Dr. Adam Mathews as they discuss the two important factors for great sex on the Fourth and any time: fantasy and seduction. Take a moment to subscribe to our podcast on iTunes so you automatically get all our episodes! Also we want to know you, our listeners better! If you have not done so, please take our short, 8-question demographic survey.
June 21, 2019
What is it like growing up with a mother who is a sex therapist? Join sex therapist and author Laurie Watson and her son, sex therapist Reed Watson as they talk about the unique experiences of growing up with a mother who is a sex therapist.
June 14, 2019
Our first sexual experience ought to be good. Even if your first sexual experience is in the rear-view mirror, understanding what would make it good through these 10 steps can help your sex life today. Also a great resource to share with someone heading toward their first sexual experience. Join sex therapist and author Laurie Watson as she shares how to make that first sexual experience good. Take a quick minute and fill out our listener survey.   Please also Rate and Review us on iTunes or your favorite podcast source.
June 7, 2019
Good communication leads to more intimacy which leads to more and better sex. Join sex therapist and author Laurie Watson and couple's therapist Dr. Adam Mathews as they talk about communicating better so that you can do it better. Spend a moment and take our 8-question survey.
May 31, 2019
Being connected with your partner is essential to communication and intimacy, but requires being able to take your partner's perspective. When we get stuck on 'our side of the bed' and have difficulty grasping what it is like from our partner's point of view, empathy becomes impossible. Join sex therapist and author Laurie Watson and couples therapist Dr. Adam Mathews as they discuss how to check out 'the other side of the bed'. If you listen to us through iTunes, please take a moment and rate and review us. Also, we want to know our listeners better! Help us by filling out our 8-question demographic survey.
May 24, 2019
Learning to argue is essential for intimacy and therefore great sex in a relationship, but is often avoided by couples at all costs. Join sex therapist and author Laurie Watson and couples therapist Dr. Adam Mathews as they talk about how to have healthy arguments. Please take a moment and fill out our 8-question demographic survey so that we can know you better!
May 17, 2019
We live our lives on overload: work commitments, family commitments, making dinner, chores, the necessities of everyday life can crowd out sex by making us too tired. Join sex therapist and author Laurie Watson and couples' therapist Dr. Adam Mathews as they talk about ways to deal with the burden and make room for sex.   Take our quick 8-question survey here!
May 10, 2019
The May 2019 Mailbag episode is here! Sex therapist and author Laurie Watson and couples therapist Dr. Adam Mathews take your questions and give you great advice. In today's episode, Laurie and Adam answer questions on what to do after an emotional affair, how to break the ice and have sex for two anxious people, and what does it mean to be 'safe', and others!   Take a moment and fill in our 8-question listener survey here!
May 3, 2019
Unhealthy power dynamics in relationships can hamper connection. Join sex therapist and author Laurie Watson and couples therapist Dr. Adam Mathews as they explore the pursuer-distancer dance through the lens of power.   Take our short demographic survey here!
April 26, 2019
For National Infertility Awareness Week, Foreplay's sex therapist and author Laurie Watson discusses the impact of infertility, both permanent and episodic, on a couple's sexual relationship.
April 19, 2019
Sometimes in committed relationship sex becomes unbalanced and the mutuality of the experience goes out the window. Join sex therapist and author Laurie Watson and couple's therapist Dr. Adam Mathews as they talk about how to achieve a mutually satisfying relationship.
April 12, 2019
Beware of these 8 sex mistakes! Every couple can fall into these bedroom traps. Join sex therapist Laurie Watson and couples' therapist Dr. Adam Mathews as they identify the big mistakes that destroy great sex!
April 5, 2019
Men are often viewed as mostly manly when they are least emotional. This dichotomy is confusing to men and leads them to most often shut down their emotions. Their partners are often starved for the emotional side of their men. Join sex therapist and author Laurie Watson and couples therapist Dr. Adam Mathews as they explore the secret emotional life of men.   Let us know more about you! Take our short, 8-question demographic survey.
March 29, 2019
In a committed relationship, challenges of all sorts impact both parties. Resilience is the power and capacity to use these struggles to draw closer together and makes our relationship stronger. Join sex therapist and author Laurie Watson and couples therapist Dr. Adam Mathews as they explain sexual resilience.   Tell us more about you! Take our listener survey!    
March 22, 2019
Women sexual pursuers are more common than our culture assumes. A woman who wants sex is sometimes viewed as a slut or whore, and is subject to negative feedback. What women sexual pursuers have in common is a solid erotic core. Join sex therapist Laurie Watson and couples therapist Dr. Adam Mathews as they discuss developing an erotic core. Join Laurie and Adam at Love and Sex 360, the upcoming retreat in Asheville, NC. Find more details at our website.   Also let us know about you! Fill in our short, 8-question demographic survey.
March 15, 2019
What goes on during menopause? What exactly is changing? What can be done to mitigate the changes from menopause? Join sex therapist and best-selling author Laurie Watson and couples’ therapist Dr. Adam Mathews as they take a deep dive into the issues around menopause. Help us get to know you better! Fill in a short questionnaire. Join us for Love and Sex 360, April 4th-7th, 2019!
March 8, 2019
Listener questions answered! The problems with quick orgasms; pursuer shutdown frustrations, and listening to actions versus listening to words. Join sex therapist and author Laurie Watson and couples therapist Dr. Adam Mathews as they respond to listener questions.
March 1, 2019
Different sex positions have different pluses and minuses in different situations. Join sex therapist and author Laurie Watson and couples therapist Dr. Adam Mathews as they discuss different positions for sex and where they each shine! Let us know about you! Take our demographic survey here!
February 22, 2019
We bring our expectations along with us into any situation. Particularly with our partner, we have a host of expectations that we want our partner to fulfill. A couple can run into problems if their expectations are not discussed, negotiated, and clarified. Join sex therapist Laurie Watson and couples therapist Dr. Adam Mathews as they talk about expectations. Help us get to know you better! Fill out our listener demographic survey. Join us for Love and Sex 360, April 4th-7th, 2019!
February 15, 2019
Are you sleeping with a narcissist? What is a narcissist in any case? The term is floated around casually and often unhelpfully. Join sex-therapist and author Laurie Watson and couples therapist Dr. Adam Mathews as they talk about narcissism in a sexual relationship. Please let us know more about you! Take our demographic survey at foreplayrst.com/listener-survey.
February 8, 2019
Get geared up for a great, romantic Valentine's Day! Join sex therapist Laurie Watson and couples therapist Dr. Adam Mathews as they discuss ways to make Valentine's Day romantic and overcome the Valentine's Day curse! Help us get to know you by filling out our demographic survey! Click here.
February 1, 2019
The key to a great relationship, the hottest sex, the most money, the best connection, comes from secure attachment. Join sex therapist and author Laurie Watson and couples therapist Dr. Adam Mathews as they talk about how to become more securely attached. Take our quick demographic survey! Foreplay Survey.
January 25, 2019
Following on last week's podcast on cunnilingus, this week we talk about fellatio for the fellows! Join sex therapist and author Laurie Watson and couples therapist Dr. Adam Mathews talk about fellatio! Take a moment and fill out our demographic survey. We want to find out more about our listeners. Listener Survey! Thanks!
January 18, 2019
For the majority of women, oral sex is the best way to climax. Often however it gets caught up in the power struggle of the pursuer and distancer. Join sex therapist Laurie Watson and couples therapist Dr. Adam Mathews get to the specifics of oral sex for her.
January 11, 2019
Gain orgasmic security with the Great American Vibrator! Join sex therapist and author Laurie Watson and couples therapist Dr. Adam Mathews as they talk all things buzzing. The vibrator that Laurie recommends is available through Amazon here. Help us know you better by filling out our listener demographic survey at our survey.
January 4, 2019
Fantasy can play an important part in a committed relationship. Join sex therapist Laurie Watson in a seminar discuss fantasy and common obstacles to satisfying sex. We are asking listeners to fill out a short, 8 question survey so that we can find out more about our listeners. The survey can be found here.
December 28, 2018
Set relationship goals that cannot fail! 97% of new years resolutions fail. Join sex therapist Laurie Watson and couples therapist Dr. Adam Mathews as they discuss making great relationship goals for 2019. We are asking listeners to fill out a short, 8 question survey so that we can find out more about our listeners. The survey can be found here.
December 21, 2018
Fantasy can play an important part in a committed relationship. Join sex therapist Laurie Watson in a seminar discuss fantasy and common obstacles to satisfying sex. We are asking listeners to fill out a short, 8 question survey so that we can find out more about our listeners. The survey can be found here.
December 14, 2018
Self-consciousness about sex and talking about sex can get in the way of our intimacy and enjoyment of sex. Join sex therapist Laurie Watson and couples therapist Dr. Adam Mathews as they talk about reducing self-consciousness, dealing with intrusive thoughts, and date night sex.   Help us get to know you better by taking a short, 8-question survey. Click here.
December 7, 2018
The holidays can be stressful for many reasons. Join sex therapist Laurie Watson and couples therapist Dr. Adam Mathews as they go through the list of naughty and nice ideas for the holiday. We want to find out more about our listeners! Please click this link to a short, 8-question demographic survey.
November 29, 2018
Having kids can radically change sex for couples and can complicate our sex lives for a number of reasons. Join author and sex therapist Laurie Watson and couples therapist Dr. Adam Mathews as they work through the issues around sex after kids.
November 23, 2018
Next to relational distress, a negative body image is the biggest disruptor for derailing sex and desire. While this has traditionally been a woman's struggle, increasingly it is also an isue for men. Join sex therapist Laurie Watson and couples therapist Dr. Adam Mathews as they talk about body image issues.
November 16, 2018
Criticism can be destructive to our relationships. In the fourth and final of Gottman's 'Four Horseman' series, Laurie and Adam address this destructive behavior and distinguish it for communicating complaints in your relationship.
November 9, 2018
Anxiety can interfere with sexual satisfaction. Join sex therapist Laurie Watson and couples therapist Dr. Adam Mathews as they discuss how to deal with sex and anxiety.
November 2, 2018
Dr. Adam and Laurie are back at it again answering your listener questions! In today's episode they cover topics on getting your needs met, trusting your partner, a listener's boyfriend struggling with the death of a beloved pet and more!    Love us? Support us on Patreon: www.patreon.com/foreplayrst
October 26, 2018
Continuing Gottman's Four Horseman series, Dr. Adam and Laurie dive deep into defensive behavior. Tune in to learn how to spot defensiveness within yourself and your partner. In this episode they offer advice on what to do with this common yet powerful emotion.    Love us on Patreon www.patreon.com/foreplayrst
October 19, 2018
Sexual problems and the quest for getting pregnant plague more couples than you'd think. The stress of conceiving can often prolong the process. Laurie and Dr. Adam talk infertility, conception and remaining calm with a common goal of pregnancy in mind.    Love us on Patreon: www.patreon.com/foreplayrst
October 12, 2018
Dr. Adam and Laurie discuss the complicated relationship between sex and depression in both men and women. They discuss symptoms and how to stay connected when your relationship is impacted by this all too common mental health issue.    Love us on Patreon: www.patreon.com/foreplayrst 
October 5, 2018
Laurie and Dr. Adam answer listener questions about sexual confidence, bringing a third person into a marriage, a porn addicted father and more! Love us on Patreon: www.patreon.com/foreplayrst
September 28, 2018
How to say yes to sex! Just because you or your partner is a sexual distancer may not mean you don't want to have sex. Some distancers have difficultly saying yes in the moment. Dr.Adam and Laurie explore how to get over the ''let's go for it'' hurdle.  Love us on Patreon: www.patreon.com/foreplayrst
September 21, 2018
What to do when your partner shuts down. In the second of Gottman's 'Four Horseman' series, Dr. Adam and Laurie address this destructive and avoidant behavior and how to get through the seemingly unbreakable barriers of silence from a partner.  Like us? Send us some love on Patreon: www.patreon.com/foreplayrst
September 14, 2018
How to bring back the fun and romance into your relationship with these 10 easy tips. Listen in on Laurie’s controversial advice on becoming the "most romantic man in the universe"! Follow us on Patreon: www.patreon.com/foreplayrst
September 7, 2018
What is the number one most important trait in a good partner? Tune in to find out! In this episode Laurie and Dr. Adam explore the importance of sexual attraction vs emotional attraction. They also reveal red flags to look out for before you fully commit.
August 31, 2018
Porn use can bring out strong reactions on both sides: Some view it as a minor impact on a marriage while others feel it is equivalent to cheating. Dr. Adam and Laurie explore porn’s impact on the sexual partnership and the place of fantasy within a monogamous marriage. Love us on Patreon!: www.patreon.com/foreplayrst
August 24, 2018
Contempt, one of the most dangerous emotions in a relationship. This episode covers the markers of contemptuous behavior and why it's so destructive to a marriage. Laurie and Dr. Adam offer advice on recognizing this powerful emotion and how to bring the humanity back into your relationship.
August 17, 2018
Adam is back in part two of our two-part series on resolving the demand-withdraw sexual cycle. Why does sex feel so much riskier to the distancer than the pursuer? Laurie and Adam give tips on how distancers can better communicate their needs and how both partners can provide clarity and security in this all too common relationship dance. Support us on Patreon: www.patreon.com/foreplayrst
August 10, 2018
What in the world are they thinking? Today's episode is the first of a two-part series about resolving the demand-withdraw sex cycle between partners. Laurie addresses the expectations of the "sexual pursuer" and how to relieve the negative thought patterns that damage your marriage. Find us on Patreon: www.patreon.com/foreplayrst
August 3, 2018
We've got a special treat today! Seth and Melanie, from the Anatomy of Marriage podcast, share how they emerged from crisis in their marriage by developing tools for better communication, shedding shame and understanding their family of origins. Tune in, you don't want to miss this in-depth discussion. Love us? Support us on Patreon: www.patreon.com/foreplayrst
July 27, 2018
Guys need self-care too! Men tend to run on low batteries without knowing handy ways of taking care of their bodies and minds. Dr. Adam and Laurie deliver practical tips on how to be present with yourself and in your relationship as a man or a woman. Love us? Support us on Patreon! www.foreplayrst.com
July 20, 2018
How to share your true-self with your partner. Laurie and Dr. Adam dive deep into what vulnerability really means for men (and women too).  Love us? Support us on Patreon: www.patreon.com/foreplayrst
July 13, 2018
The easiest sexual problem to cure is often the most difficult to talk about. Dr. Adam and Laurie tackle the confusion and embarrassment associated with premature ejaculation. They offer help on addressing it with your partner and techniques for improving staying power.  Love us? Support us on Patreon: www.patreon.com/foreplayrst
July 6, 2018
Laurie and Dr. Adam answer listener questions! A fiancé suddenly experiences attraction troubles, mental health, switching distancer and pursuer roles, and a question from a young woman about the screaming pleasure she sees in the movies. Don't miss this episode! Like us? Support us on Patreon! www.patreon.com/foreplayrst
June 29, 2018
Believe it or not sex isn't everything! A well-rounded relationship includes other aspects like shared aspirations, friendship and intimacy. Can you have a great relationship without good sex? Can you have great sex without a good relationship? Tune in to find out.  Love us? Support us on Patreon! www.patreon.com/foreplayrst
June 22, 2018
How do friendships impact romantic relationships? Dr. Adam and Laurie discuss keeping your individuality while maintaining a strong bond with your spouse. They give helpful tips on how to talk friendship boundaries, the positives of a strong community and how trouble in your friends' relationships can affect your own!  Love us? Join the community on Patreon: www.patreon.com/foreplayrst
June 15, 2018
Today's episode is all about nakedness. Why we grow to be self-conscious, positive self-talk and how getting naked in front of your partner builds intimacy and attachment. Shed the shame, shed the clothes!  Love us? Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/foreplayrst
June 12, 2018
Recognizing symptoms of depression and hopelessness in your loved one.  Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255
June 8, 2018
Today Dr. Adam and Laurie answer your burning listener questions. They cover everything from separate bedrooms to sexting to smoking pot and low libido! Tune in to get answers to the questions you've always wanted to ask. Have a question of your own? Email us at info@foreplayrst.com. Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/foreplayrst/memberships
June 1, 2018
The effects of alcohol on sexual performance and satisfaction are complicated. Dr. Adam and Laurie debate the pros and cons of this widely used social lubricant in your sex life.  Love us? Support us on Patreon! www.patreon.com/foreplayrst
May 27, 2018
Just because someone orgasms doesn’t mean sex is over! To know when sex ends first we have to know what sex actually is. Join us as Laurie and Dr. Adam cover the sex cycle and how ending it right can improve your overall sense of satisfaction and desire.   Love us? Support us on Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/foreplayrst
May 18, 2018
Don't miss these common dos and don'ts! Covering everything from phone etiquette to laughing at your loved one's short comings, Laurie and Dr. Adam give great tips on definitely what NOT to do between the sheets. Like us? Supports us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/foreplayrst
May 11, 2018
Dr. Adam and Laurie delve into the dirty details of how splitting your household tasks can impact your sex life.  Like us? Become a Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/foreplayrst
May 4, 2018
Even a five to ten year age difference can have a meaningful impact on communication, health and sexpectations.  Dr. Adam and Laurie tackle blending families and other issues that can arise when marrying someone older or younger than yourself. Love us? Support us on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/foreplayrst
April 27, 2018
How to end the comparison game. Laurie and Dr. Adam discuss positive self-talk and tools for forgetting that critical voice, in and out of the bedroom. Support us on Patreon: www.patreon.com/foreplayrst
April 20, 2018
Equally loved and loathed by many, today's hot topic is all about getting busy in the AM. Dr. Adam and Laurie give tips on how to make morning sex great and delve into the biological differences between the genders in when they want it most.  Want to keep it hot? Support us on Patreon: Patreon.com/foreplayrst
April 13, 2018
What goes on in the sex therapist's office? This week Laurie and Dr. Adam dispel popular myths around their practices and discuss who can benefit from talking to a trained professional. Like what you here? Support us on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/foreplayrst.
April 6, 2018
Setting good boundaries with your partner shouldn't feel like power struggle. Sex therapist Laurie Watson and couples counselor Dr. Adam Mathews discuss safeguarding your relationship and what to do if those boundaries get crossed.
March 30, 2018
Struggling with sexual problems in your 20s? You're not alone! In today's mailbag episode Dr. Adam and Laurie discuss common reasons for trouble in the bedroom, even for couples who are just getting started.   Support us on Patreon at www.patreon.com/foreplayrst!
March 24, 2018
Sexual addiction or sexually compulsive behaviors involve using increasingly risky sexual actions to fill an inner emptiness. What is sexual addiction; what it is not. Healing the rift with EFT therapy.   Support us on Patreon at www.patreon.com/foreplayrst!
March 16, 2018
How you handle the non-sexual behaviors we share with our partner in bed – both positive and negative – can draw us together or drive us apart. Join sex therapist Laurie Watson and couple’s therapist Dr. Adam Mathews as they talk about stealing the covers and snoring. Support us on Patreon at www.patreon.com/foreplayrst!
March 9, 2018
Affair discovery! To-do's and not to-do’s in the first few moments after discovering your partner is having an affair. While sexual betrayal strikes at the very heart of commitment, marriages and partnerships can often emerge stronger after an affair. Join sex therapist and author Laurie Watson and couples' therapist Dr. Adam Mathews as they talk through the steps to take if you find your partner has been having an affair.
March 2, 2018
Having high standards and being driven to meet them can produce good results in life. But in your sexual relationship, being a perfectionist can be a problem. Join sex therapist and author Laurie Watson and couple's therapist Dr. Adam Mathews as they discuss how to deal with sexual perfectionism in yourself and your partner.
February 25, 2018
Handling a rejection when we want to be intimate can sting. Join sex therapist and author Laurie Watson and couples therapist Dr. Adam Mathews as they talk through how to handle sexual rejection.
February 18, 2018
Erectile Dysfunction has many potential causes and ways of treatment. Join sex therapist and author Laurie Watson and couple's therapist Dr. Adam Mathews as they talk with urologist Dr. Ryan Terlecki about the various ways of treatment of ED.
February 11, 2018
Sexiest day of the year! Don't think you can write this day off as a greeting card holiday. Why sex is essential on Valentine's Day. Learn what Laurie and Adam are doing with their spouses to celebrate!
February 5, 2018
Men can have low libido and low sexual frequency for a number of reasons.Join sex therapist Laurie Watson and couple's therapist Adam Mathews as they discuss the various causes of male sexual desire disorder and what to do about it.
January 28, 2018
The challenges that a divorced person faces when they begin to date again are real and painful. Even more complications come when you start a sexual relationship after divorce. Join author and sex therapist Laurie Watson and couple’s therapist Dr. Adam Mathews as they talk about the whens, hows, and whys of dating and sex after divorce.
January 22, 2018
Join sex therapist and author Laurie Watson as she gets down to the fine details of women's arousal patterns in this solo episode of Foreplay!
January 14, 2018
What to do if you are a sexual pursuer and you feel constantly rejected and even the sex you have feels perfunctory? Join sex therapist and author Laurie Watson and couples therapist Dr. Adam Mathews as they talk about the changes to make if you fall into the Pursuer Pitfalls.
January 7, 2018
The path to a long-term successful relationship requires putting your relationship above your individual interests, which runs counter to where we always start and where our culture starts, which is 'me first.' Join sex therapist and author Laurie Watson and couple's therapist Dr. Adam Mathews as they discuss how to win the relationship game and how to avoid 'starfish sex.'
December 31, 2017
New Years is commonly time for resolutions. But often those resolutions aren't about our primary relationships. Join sex therapist and author Laurie Watson and couples therapist Dr. Adam Mathews as they share their own goals for 2018 and how to formulate effective relational goals.
December 26, 2017
The holidays can evoke memories and strong feelings about our families. Managing these experiences in the holidays is a path of growth. Join sex therapist and acclaimed author Laurie Watson and psychotherapist Dr. Adam Mathews as they talk about dealing with our sexual pasts.
December 17, 2017
Each of us has unreal expectations and fantasies about our partner and our relationship. When we are realistic about our sex lives, we can let go of, and decide to grieve, the losses of our idealizations of our partner and our sex lives. Join sex therapist and author Laurie Watson and couple’s therapist Dr. Adam Mathews as they talk about what and how to grieve.
December 11, 2017
Black and white thinking is something that we can often fall into with our partner; doing so seems like it simplifies the world. But rigid black and white splitting is unrealistic and damaging. Join sex therapist and author Laurie Watson and psychotherapist Dr. Adam Mathews as they discuss how black and white thinking impacts your relationship and your sex life.
December 3, 2017
While we don’t often think of it in terms of our sex life, we leave our children a sexual intimacy legacy. Becoming more intentional about how we embody our sexual relationship directly and indirectly impacts our children. Join sex therapist and author Laurie Watson and Dr. Adam Mathews as they talk about leaving a vibrant relational and sexual intimacy to the next generation.
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