The Love Drive

The Love Drive

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The Love Drive podcast is spreading love through emotional intimacy. Learn playful and practical ways to cultivate love and build intimacy.
Authentic Seduction Skills with Dr. Alison Ash
Apr 16 • 61 min
We can’t flirt and seduce like we use to. The landscape is changing and what we used to get away with no longer works. It’s time to step up our seduction game, but how are we supposed to know what works when different people react to different approaches.…
Intuitive Eating and Magical Diets with Jenna Hollenstein
Apr 9 • 64 min
What would it look like if we approached food, eating, and how we view our bodies not with restriction, fear, and shame, but rather with love and compassion? Lucky for us, someone can show us how. Jenna Hollenstein, MS, RDN, CDN is a non-diet dietitian,…
Connecting to Female Pleasure with Emilie Guimond Bélanger
Apr 2 • 58 min
Emilie Guimond Bélanger is a sex coach, founder of the Institute of Desire in Montreal, and a teacher of Orgasmic Meditation. She grew up having painful intercourse and got fed up with the lack of pleasurable sensation. At one point, decided to do…
Healing from Sexual Assault with Coco McKenzi
Mar 26 • 58 min
Coco McKenzi is an inspirational speaker, sexual assault survivor, and transformational coach who has helped hundreds of women over the last 3 years live their most radiant lives after sexual abuse. When Coco was assaulted, she desperately tried to find…
Free Love Advice: Communicating Needs in Bed
Mar 19 • 27 min
The woman I’m speaking to today doesn’t like the way her partner touches her, nor does she like to give the kind of touch that he wants. Are they doomed to have a mismatch in what they want, or is there a way to invite curiosity into the bedroom?…
Setting Healthy Boundaries with Silvy Khoucasian
Mar 12 • 70 min
Silvy Khoucasian is a couple’s therapist and relationship coach with a passion for helping individuals and couples have healthier relationships with themselves and others. She also creates a ton of beautiful content on Instagram, a lot of it centering on…
The Dichotomy of Traditional Masculinity with Galen Erickson
Mar 5 • 52 min
Galen Erickson is a men’s relationship coach and facilitates workshops and men’s circles in Seattle, WA. We discuss what it means to be a man in today’s world, how traditional toxic masculinity and a more sensitive, heart-centric version of masculinity…
How to Love Bravely with Dr. Alexandra Solomon
Feb 26 • 54 min
Dr. Alexandra Solomon is a love nerd, there’s no denying it. She’s dedicated her life to the pursuit of learning about love and teaching those around her how to love. She’s a clinical psychologist, a professor who teaches the Marriage 101 class at…
Free Love Advice: Ending a Toxic Relationship
Feb 19 • 33 min
Is the juice worth the squeeze? Are you putting work into a relationship that is no longer serving you? Are you trying to find a way to make something work that perhaps will never work? This episode might be for you. If you’d like some Free Love Advice of…
Love Letters, Read Aloud
Feb 12 • 36 min
This episode is for all the lovebirds who rebel against Valentine’s Day. The single ones, the ones in relationships, the ones coming off massive heartbreaks, and every little love bird in between. We don’t need a day to declare our love for each other, we…
Overcoming Limiting Beliefs and Behaviors with Elise Carr, MA
Feb 5 • 49 min
Elise Carr, MA is the host of the Sacred Guidance with Stella Muse podcast and a mentor and guide who helps people find their true purpose in life. If this sounds too esoteric for you, don’t let this stop you from listening to this episode. If you’re…
Resolving Relationship Conflict with Ashley Miller, MFT
Jan 29 • 46 min
Ashley Miller, MFT is a psychotherapist and addiction specialist practicing in San Francisco, CA. She shares with us client stories, and some of her personal stories when it comes to dealing with conflict in her relationships. When you’re angry at your…
Recovering From Codependency with Ivy Kwong, LMFT
Jan 23 • 46 min
Ivy Kwong is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, and Relationship Coach specializing in self-love and recovering from codependency. Ivy shares with us how growing up in a family with unhealthy boundaries and a limited ability to express emotions led…
The Joy of Giving Massage with Shai Plonski
Jan 15 • 54 min
We often give massage to receive, but Shai is a firm believer that you can get as much joy from giving a massage as you can from receiving one. His new best-selling book, The Joy of Giving Massage, is all about maximizing the pleasure you get from giving…
The Best of 2018: Platonic touch, self-love, and calling in ‘The One’
Jan 8 • 34 min
Are you touched starved? Do you wish you could change something about your body? Are you looking for ‘The One’ at the expense of building intimacy with others, and yourself? Then you’ll want to tune in. Today, I bring you my favorite snippets of…
Free Love Advice: Dating Unavailable People
Dec 4, 2018 • 11 min
Are you dating someone who’s not quite right for you? Do they satisfy your needs in one way but not in the way that’s important to you? Well, I would say, “join the club”. This episode is for everyone who’s dating someone that can’t really give them what…
The Power of Platonic Touch with Solomon Krueger
Nov 6, 2018 • 64 min
Spooning, cuddling, massage, body-stacking, playing like a bunch of kittens, stroking in a non-sexual way, dancing with or without contact, extended eye-gazing. These are just a few of the types of platonic touch that you can experience at Cozy, a…
Free Love Advice: Should I Leave My Husband?
Oct 30, 2018 • 40 min
A woman wants to know if she should leave her husband of 10 years. She also gets painfully vulnerable about hating her body. We talk about knowing when it’s time to leave your partner, why we fall into negative self-talk, how we can best accept the body…
Love and Death (Awareness) with Dr. Jordana Jacobs
Oct 16, 2018 • 78 min
Public speaking may be our number one conscious fear but Dr. Jordana Jacobs, a clinical psychologist in NYC, believes that the fear of dying, or death anxiety, is indeed what we’re most afraid of. What does death awareness mean exactly? Simply put, the…
Loving Your Body with Meghan Tonjes
Oct 9, 2018 • 66 min
Meghan Tonjes is (self-proclaimed)Fat, Blessed, and Thriving. She’s a musician, podcaster, and YouTuber, but she’s also a hilarious, witty, badass, charming, and hard-working woman that has a lot of wisdom to share when it comes to loving one’s own body.…
Free Love Advice: Should I Stop Cheating?
Oct 2, 2018 • 49 min
I spoke with a woman that has been seeing both men for over a year without either of them knowing anything about the other. She wanted help figuring out who she should choose. No pressure. Then I spoke with a man trying to forgive his ex for cheating on…
Living in a sex-positive community with Lila Donnolo
Sep 25, 2018 • 51 min
It can be hard to find out about play parties (sex parties) if you’re not ‘in the know’. Good thing for you, Lila Donnolo is very much ‘in the know’. She lives in a sex-positive intentional community in Brooklyn called Hacienda House. We discuss the ins…
Finding Your Life Partner with Sarrah Rose
Sep 18, 2018 • 41 min
Sarrah Rose is a sexual empowerment coach living in Austin, Texas. We discuss what it means to be sexually empowered, how we can best go about finding our ideal partner, and what it means to communicate honestly. Show notes: Find out more about The Love…
Lovingly Hooking Up with Yana Tallon-Hicks
Sep 11, 2018 • 56 min
Yana Tallon-Hicks is a therapist, consent educator, and columnist living in Western Massachusets. She hosts regular consent workshop and shares with us her recent findings of what it takes to be a more ethical hookup. You’ll learn how to share your STI…
Free Love Advice: Single for 15 Years
Sep 4, 2018 • 44 min
Four stories of people needing free love advice in Washington Square Park. One, a 67-year-old man has been celibate for 15 years and would like some companionship. Two, a pair of high school sweethearts get ready to go off to different universities and…
Make Love Not Porn With NMLP curator Sarah Beall
Aug 28, 2018 • 56 min
Sarah Beall is one of the curators at Makelovenotporn.tv, a user-generated collection of videos of real people having real sex. This is not pornography and the videos are not performances. Make Love Not Porn believes that the sex we have in our everyday…
Asking People Out Safely with Charlie Glickman
Jul 31, 2018 • 77 min
Charlie Glickman, Ph.D. is a sex educator, relationship coach, and co-author of The Ultimate Guide to Prostate Pleasure. He shares with us his invitation template for creating a situation for people to say yes rather than cases where they have to say no.…
Free Love Advice: Getting Over Your Ex
Jul 10, 2018 • 20 min
On this episode of Free Love Advice, two shorts conversations with men about how to get over your ex when you’re still in love and how to tell your parents that you love them. Show Notes: To find out more about The Love Drive, find me at…
The Heartbreak Survival Guide with Sam Lamott
Jun 12, 2018 • 40 min
Sam Lamott is an artist, writer, and the founder of Hello Humans, a platform for storytellers who capture the truth of what it means to be human. Sam also happens to be heartbroken and shares with us exactly what he did to get out of the hole and start…
Free Love Advice: Believe Actions, Not Words
Jun 4, 2018 • 32 min
Welcome to Free Love Advice. Today on our show, conversations with women wanting more. More out of their partners, more out of their sex life, and more out of the men they’d like to get to know better. A conversation with a woman about a phone,…
Sex Addiction with Ashley Miller, MFT
May 28, 2018 • 69 min
Ashley Miller is a psychotherapist In San Francisco, California who specializes in treating folks with addiction issues. Together we talk about the many different ways in which sex addiction can show up in your life, how it can negatively affect you and…
Gender and Technology with Julia Dyck
May 21, 2018 • 60 min
How does the gender of the people developing technology affect how we use those technologies? What role does sexuality play in the modern workplace? How can we solve for the gender gap in specific industries? Julia Dyck is an interdisciplinary artist,…