The Daily Adjustment 31: Talking with Sex Therapist Dr. Ralph Fox

/The Daily Adjustment 31: Talking with Sex Therapist Dr. Ralph Fox

The Daily Adjustment 31: Talking with Sex Therapist Dr. Ralph Fox

The Daily Adjustment 31: Talking with Sex Therapist Dr. Ralph Fox
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This week we welcome Dr. Ralph Fox, sex therapist, to the podcast. He’s one of only two licensed sex therapists in Wilmington, NC.

The Daily Adjustment 31 Podcast Highlights

  • 0:47 – Introducing Dr. Ralph Fox, sex therapist
  • 1:11 – Beer of the Week: Guinness Extra Stout
  • 2:59 – Sponsor Message from King Chiropractic
  • 5:20 – What’s Dr. Fox’s background and what got him started as a sex therapist?
  • 6:50 – Are people skeptical about sex therapists?
  • 7:58 – Are there any generalizations you can make about where sex-issues come from?
  • 9:50 – One thing that made a huge difference was the book 50 Shades of Grey coming out?
  • 11:15 – On a long enough timeline, is there a risk to sharing intimate desires with your SO?
  • 14:30 – The difference between men and women when paying for sex
  • 15:30 – How much is aging a concern? (referenced Patrice O’Neal bit)
  • 21:00 – Retirement Homes are hotbeds of sex and debauchery… and people are moving to different retirement homes that allow dating
  • 22:00 – Why do people stop having sex?
  • 23:21 – Do sexual issues have roots in early-childhood development?
  • 26:50 – How does Dr. Fox’s job affect his relationship?
  • 28:40 – Is there a place for misogyny in a relationship?
  • 31:20 – Talking about a Patrice O’Neal bit on men in love
  • 32:03 – Mating In Captivity book
  • 34:02 – For women, security is desirable but it eats away at sexiness
  • 34:50 – Any interesting or weird stories that you’ve heard? Medical fetishes. Furries. Dr. King sounds kinda shocked.
  • 38:45 – How much of sex problems are about power?
  • 40:00 – Don’t roll out your issues on the first date. Counterpoint: Do roll out your issues on a first date.
  • 41:55 – Do you think people would benefit from watching other couples go through therapy?
  • 42:30 – The worst thing ever put into the public consciousness is the idea of the Ideal Relationship. It doesn’t exist. All relationships require work.
  • 44:00 – “The best thing I can tell a man to tell a woman is ‘yes’.”
  • 45:00 – Before a serviceman departs for deployment there’s invariably a huge fight before deployment. The function is to create space.
  • 45:30 – Is it true that crazy girls are better in bed?
  • 47:20 – Do men have issues being analyzed?
  • 49:38 – A brief detour into existentialism
  • 51:42 – Sex is about two things: 1. kids, 2. fun
  • 54:15 – How important is hormone replacement therapy to female libido?
  • 59:40 – Has Dr. Fox ever met/treated a Bug Chaser?
  • 61:00 – How do you recommend somebody with an STD approach that conversation when getting into a relationship?
  • 63:52 – What’s “normal” is really just “normal” to you.
  • 64:36 – Open relationships

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