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Episode 11- Intimacy and sex after sexual assault
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00:00 / 22:19

In this episode Anisa Varasteh, Clinical Sexologist discusses:

  • The impact of sexual assault on relationships

  • Why sex and intimacy can be very challenging after sexual assault

  • How to re-build intimacy if you find any sexual or physical activity triggering

  • What partners can do to support their loved one

  • Strategies to enjoy intimacy again

  • What type of therapist can help with intimacy related issues post trauma

Episode 10- Are you in a relationship with a narcissist?
Sexplicit-episode 10Relate Sexology
00:00 / 21:37

In this episode, Anisa Varasteh, Clinical Sexologists discusses: 

  • What is narcissism? 

  • Identifying narcissism in relationships 

  • Early signs and red flags for narcissism in romantic and sexual relationships

  • The impact of long-term relationships with a narcissist

  • Leaving a toxic relationship with a narcissist

Episode 9- Why the 5 Love Languages may be hurting your relationship
Sexplicit-episode 9Relate Sexology
00:00 / 21:29

In this episode, Anisa Varasteh, Clinical Sexologists will discuss: 

  • What the 5 Love Languages are

  • Why they may be hurting your relationship

  • Tips for healthy relationships

  • Managing conflicts in a relationship 

Episode 8 - Can watching porn impact your mental health, sexual functioning or relationship?
Sexplicit-episode 8Relate Sexology
00:00 / 20:12

In this episode Anisa Varasteh, Clinical Sexologist answers your questions about pornography:

-What is pornography?
-Can watching porn impact your mental health, sexual functioning or relationship?
-What is ethical pornography?
-Can porn be helpful?
-Does violent porn lead to violent behaviour?
-I am a non-violent person but interested in BDSM, does it mean I have an underlying desire to hurt others?
-Can you develop porn addiction by watching porn?
-How can I identify if I am addicted to porn?

Episode 7 - Things no one told you about open relationships
Sexplicit-episode 7Relate Sexology
00:00 / 19:14

In this episode:

  • Why do people choose open relationships?

  • How common is non-monogamy?

  • What do I/we need to do if we want to explore an open relationship?

  • Essential skills you need for a successful relationship

  • Different relationship structures

Links to resources mentioned in this episode:​

Worksheet:

Books:

  • Polyamory by Martha Kaupi

  • Polysecure by  Jessica Fern,

  • The Ethical Slut, Dossie Easton

Episode 6 - In the therapy room
Sexplicit-episode 6Relate Sexology
00:00 / 33:13

In this episode:

  • Healing attachment wounds in therapy

  • Listen to Anisa using Internal Family Systems to support someone with who has anxiety around dating

Episode 5 - What your sexual fantasies say about you
Sexplicit-episode 5Relate Sexology
00:00 / 29:02

In this episode, you will hear: 

  • The origin of sexual fantasies

  • The most common sexual fantasies and why people have them

  • The psychology of sexual fantasies

  • Difference between fantasy and desire

  • How to communicate with your partner about sexual fantasies

Links to resources mentioned in this episode:

Submit you questions here: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/DNMZV75

Healing Through Kink online training: www.relatesexology.com/healing-through-kink

To book a therapeutic session with Anisa visit:
https://www.relatesexology.com/

Episode 4- Why your choice of partner is not always a free choice.
Sexplicit-episode 4Relate Sexology
00:00 / 41:08

In this episode, you will hear: 

  • Impact of childhood experiences on adulthood relationships

  • Attachment styles 

  • How attachment styles impact intimate relationships

  • Strategies to form new healthy relationships

 

To book a therapeutic session with Anisa visit:
https://www.relatesexology.com/

Books mentioned in the podcast:
Healing Trauma by Peter Levine
The body keeps the score by Bassel van der Kolk 

Sexplicit-episode 3Relate Sexology
00:00 / 31:11

In this episode, you will hear: 

  • Orgasm as a social construct

  • The common myths about female orgasm

  • How do porn and the media impact our sexuality?

  • Redefining foreplay and sex

  • Anorgasmia

  • The impact of language on experiencing sexual pleasure

  • Ways to explore pleasure

  • How to discuss masturbation with your partner

  • Choosing body-safe sex toys

 

For more information about the therapeutic services I offer visit: www.relatesexology.com

Episode 2- The psychology of Seduction
Sexplicit-episode 2Relate Sexology
00:00 / 34:45

In this episode, you will hear: 

  • The difference between being friendly and flirty

  • How not to get “friend-zoned”

  • Common mistakes people make when they want to seduce someone

  • How to avoid such mistakes

  • How not to come across as “predatory” or “too much”

  • Step-by-step guide  to seduce another person

  • How to ask for consent without “killing the mood”

 

Links to resources mentioned in this episode:

Please note Sexplicit is a production of Relate Sexology.

Episode 1- Kink & BDSM
Sexplicit- Episode 1Relate Sexology
00:00 / 26:18

In this episode, you will hear: 

  • Definition of kink & BDSM

  • Myths and facts about kink

  • How my story as a sexologist began

Links to resources mentioned in this episode:

Please note Sexplicit is a production of Relate Sexology.