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Jason Stotts on Mistakes Couples Make about Sex

Radio Interview: Wednesday, 1 August 2012

I interviewed Jason Stotts on "Mistakes Couples Make about Sex" on Philosophy in Action Radio on Wednesday, 1 August 2012. Listen to or download the podcast below.

Is your romantic relationship and sex life hampered by wrong ideas and bad habits? Are you inadvertently sabotaging your relationships? Find out how to stop holding yourself back with some simple tips.

Jason is an aspiring philosopher, one of the top 100 sex bloggers in the world with his blog Erosophia, and author working on his first book titled Eros and Ethos: The Ethics of Modern Sex. He holds a BA in Philosophy and Economics from Denison University and is an autodidact in the field of Sexuality.

Tags: Conflict, Egoism, Ethics, Marriage, Pleasure, Relationships, Religion, Self-Interest, Sex

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  • Duration: 52:16

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Subjects Discussed

The subjects discussed in this episode were:
  • The basics of a healthy romantic relationship
  • The role of sex in a romantic relationship
  • Common problem #1: mind-reading
  • Common problem #2: altruistic sex
  • Common problem #3: lack of variety
  • Common problem #4: isolating sex from the rest of the relationship
  • How to deal with problems in your romantic relationship
  • The effect of religion on a person's sexuality
  • The moral dimensions of sex
  • "50 Shades of Grey
  • Passivity in dating
  • The importance of a good romantic relationship.

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