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36: Desire, Fantasy, and Foreplay with Dr. Laurie Watson

Get Your Marriage On! with Dan Purcell

Want to spice up your love life but don't know how? Desire, fantasy and foreplay are natural part of sexual intimacy. Sharing your desires and fantasies with your spouse is a fulfilling way to brings more passion to your marriage. Join Dan and our Sexpert Dr. Laurie Watson's to learn more tips on overcoming common difficulties surrounding foreplay, desire, and fantasy! Dr. Laurie Watson is a nationally acclaimed sex therapist, author, blogger, and co-host of the Foreplay Radio podcast. 


30 Jun 2021

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EP 64: Women & Sex - Featuring Dr. Belle & Sexpert Dr. Laurie Watson, host of Foreplay Radio Podcast

We Heart Therapy

Many women don't have the kind of sex life they enjoy or desire. Many have grown up in households where they were taught not to talk about sex or that it is shameful, making it difficult to have open conversations in their relationships so they can have meaningful dialogue and be able to explore their relationship to sex, have sexual experiences that they enjoy and create a sexual relationship with their partners that they look forward to and get something out of.  Join We Heart Therapy host Dr. Anabelle Bugatti, LMFT & Sexpert Dr. Laurie Watson (host of Foreplay Radio for couples) as we discuss what makes talking about sex uncomfortable for women as well as some particular issues women face when it comes to their relationship with sex.  For more information on special Guest Dr. Laurie Watson, visit her websites and her podcast: Foreplay Radio podcast for couples: https://www.foreplayrst.com/​ https://www.awakeningscenter.org​ For more information on your host, Dr. Anabelle Bugatti, PhD, LMFT, visit her websites: We Heart Therapy podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast...​ https://www.drbugatti.com​ https://www.lasvegasmarriagecounselin...​ For more information on Emotionally Focused Therapy, visit: https://www.ICEEFT.com​ or https://www.drsuejohnson.com​


22 Mar 2021

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EP 62: Let's Talk About Sex! And Why talking about it is Uncomfortable! - Featuring Sexpert Laurie Watson, PhD

We Heart Therapy

While Hollywood may portray an openness about sex all the time, as therapists in clinical practice, we've learned that behind closed doors, many couples and individuals find talking about sex actually pretty uncomfortable. So what makes talking about sex so uncomfortable and how does this impact relationships and the quality of sex couples are able to have? Join We Heart Therapy host Dr. Anabelle Bugatti, LMFT & Sexpert Dr. Laurie Watson (host of Foreplay Radio for couples) as we discuss what makes talking about sex uncomfortable and why it's important to be able to talk about sex as well as learn some helpful tips to start getting comfortable with it. For more information on special Guest Dr. Laurie Watson, visit her websites and her podcast: Foreplay Radio podcast for couples: https://www.foreplayrst.com/ https://www.awakeningscenter.org https://www.drlauriewatson.com For more information on your host, Dr. Anabelle Bugatti, PhD, LMFT, visit her websites: We Heart Therapy podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast... https://www.drbugatti.com https://www.lasvegasmarriagecounselin... For more information on Emotionally Focused Therapy, visit: https://www.ICEEFT.com or https://www.drsuejohnson.com


11 Jan 2021

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Sex Therapy: Dr. Laurie Watson


This is part of our sex series.

1hr 10mins

21 Oct 2020

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Episode 21 - Laurie Watson, Head of Communications - St Andrews Links Trust

Bleav in The Range

We take a podcast trip to the Home of Golf when we are joined by Laurie Watson, the Head of Communications for the St Andrews Links Trust. We talk about the courses, how to book, and what you should know before heading for a dream golf trip to Scotland.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.


14 Oct 2020

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008: Why sex is important in a marriage with Dr. Laurie Watson

The Communicate & Connect Podcast for Military Relationships

How important is sex for a relationship? And how do you keep that spark alive through long-distance and deployment?  In this podcast episode, Elizabeth Polinsky interviews Dr. Laurie Watson, sex therapist and host of Foreplay Radio Sex Therapy, on why sex is important in a marriage. During this interview you'll learn: The one problem in relationships: balancing autonomy with closeness.  How vulnerability and curiosity heal everything. How to help your partner know what you want sexually.  How spicy flirting keeps you connected when long-distance or deployed. Make sure to like, review, and subscribe to get all the future episodes and help the podcast be found by others who would benefit the most.  You can sign up for Elizabeth's FREE 10-week relationship email course at www.ElizabethPolinskyLCSW.com/LinkInBio Read the show notes for this episode at https://www.elizabethpolinskylcsw.com/blog/podcast-episode-008-why-sex-is-important-in-a-marriage-with-dr-laurie-watson


4 Oct 2020

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125: Sex, What's Normal & What's Not - feat. Certified Sex Therapist, Dr. Laurie Watson

Couples Synergy: Real Couples, Real Stories...Real Relationships

ASK A CERTIFIED SEX THERAPIST: Couples therapy & relationships experts, Dr. Ray and Jean, interview Dr. Laurie Watson about her work as a sex therapist and her perspective on the struggles couples face to maintain sexual health. Please subscribe to our podcast and leave us a comment and review. If you have questions, topic suggestions or would like to be considered as guests, email us at contact@couplessynergy.com. For more information about Couples Synergy, look us up online at Couplessynergy.com


28 Sep 2020

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Interview Dr. Laurie Watson: Couple/Sex Therapist (Episode 62)

A More Excellent Way with Dr. James and Nicola (KLRC)

Warning: This is a Sex talk for Adults In this episode, we Interviewed Dr. Laurie Watson Ph.D., MA, LMFT, LCMHC, Director of Awakenings, and certified sex therapist. Dr. Watson has thirty years of experience working with couples and individuals about love and sex. She’s the host of the popular podcast, FOREPLAY RADIO—Couples and Sex Therapy ranked in the top 10 in iTunes under Sexuality. Laurie authored her first book Wanting Sex Again—How to Rediscover Desire and Heal a Sexless Marriage (Penguin) in December 2012. Excellent Points • Everybody, at some point, struggles with sexual problems. • The mindset that sex is supposed to happen naturally is a massive block to talking about sex or being able to fully experience the joy of marriage. • Talking about sex does not ruin the mood. • We need to be sensitive to how we are using sexual desire, because the other person may want to feel desirable • While we want to talk about the mechanics of sex or hearts matter as well. Laurie Watson


27 Apr 2020

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How to Feel Sexier & Have a Better Love Life with Dr. Laurie Watson

It Starts With Attraction

Who doesn't want to feel sexier and have a better sex life?! I'm sure everyone does...but it can be difficult to actually know how to go about doing that. We uncover how in today's episode with special guest and certified sex therapist Dr. Laurie Watson.Can you say you’re always honest with your sexual partner about the connection you share? According to Dr. Watson, something like “95% of couples having sex aren’t talking about their experiences in ways that add to their experiences in a meaningful way.” In this podcast episode, understand what you may be missing out in connecting with your spouse on a physical and emotional level.  Explore what physical and emotional intervention looks like. Couples can learn how to talk about what they like and don’t like both from an emotional and physical standpoint. Are you a pursuer or do you withdraw either sexually or emotionally? Understanding your needs and your reactions in situations is the first key to feeling sexier in a healthy, loving relationship. Today’s SpeakerDr. Laurie WatsonLaurie Watson, LMFT, LPC, AASECT Certified Sex Therapist, is the author of Wanting Sex Again – How to Rediscover Your Desire and Heal a Sexless Marriage. She blogs for Psychology Today Online in Married and Still Doing It. A warm and witty media favorite, she is frequently sought after for television and radio interviews about a variety of sexual topics. Laurie guest lectures at the medical schools for Duke and UNC Chapel Hill on sexual function/dysfunction. Director of Awakenings – Center for Intimacy and Sexuality in Raleigh, she maintains a full-time clinical practice.Website: www.awakeningscenter.orgPodcast: Foreplay Radio: Sex TherapyYou’ll Learn How to Feel Sexy in Your Own Body and Have a Great Sex LifeWhat are the biggest issues for women when it comes to feeling sexy in their own bodies?Do men have the same issues as women? Does great sex happen from the start of a relationship or can it be built?What should women and men do in order feel sexier?Ep. 003: How to Feel Sexier & Have a Better Love Life, with Dr. Laurie Watson


23 Apr 2020

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01: Answers for All the Sexual Problems in Your Relationship with Laurie Watson

I Wonder If

Have you lost interest in sex? Would you like to learn how to rekindle the fire in your relationship? Today, we're in beautiful Asheville, North Carolina, to attend a couple's retreat, and to interview Laurie Watson, the host of the retreat.  In today's episode, Laurie talks about the kinds of problems that couples experience sexually and she explains how she helps partners get emotionally and sexually connected. Be sure to listen in today, to find out what Laurie has to share about overcoming sexual problems in a relationship.  Laurie is the director of Awakenings Counseling For Couples and Sexuality, with offices in Greensboro, and Raleigh, in North Carolina. She is an attachment-theory-based certified sex therapist and licensed marriage/family therapist. Laurie is the author of Wanting Sex Again, How To Discover Your Desire and Heal a Sexless Marriage. She's also a blogger for Psychology Today, and the co-host of the Foreplay Radio Podcast. Tune in today, to find out how you can change the world with love and sex. Show Highlights: Laurie explains what inspired her to write her book, Wanting Sex Again. George Faller, an expert couples therapist, is the new co-host of Laurie's podcast, Foreplay Radio. Typically, there are many issues, other than sex, that also affect people's relationships. Laurie believes that although an emotional connection helps to heal many of the sexual differences that people experience, it is still necessary to work directly with sexuality.  Everyone is very different in terms of their personality make-up and their sexual needs. Laurie explains what motivated her to become a sex therapist. People are often nervous to talk to a therapist, so couples need a very safe place to talk about their intimate problems. Laurie explains why her couple's retreat is so special. Everyone has some sort of sexual issue at some point in their life. Laurie talks about the homework and the resources that she gives to couples. Getting on the same page with erotic language is very important for couples. Laurie shares her recipe for keeping her relationship hot. Laurie describes the type of self-care that she practices. It is very important to keep growing, and educating yourself. Links and resources: Foreplay Radio - https://www.foreplayrst.com/ For the Godman Love Map App, go to https://www.gottman.com/couples/apps/ Awakenings Counseling Podcaster - Foreplay Radio Sex TherapyAuthor -  Wanting Sex Again  Blogger - Psychology Today, WebMD Take our Love and Sex QUIZ to find out your love and sex style!


25 Feb 2020