Sex and Pornography Episodes

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65. Bringing Compassion and Grace to Your Sex and Dating Life with Gretchen Shanks

Feb. 17, 2021

Sex and dating can be hard for young men to navigate. The world tells us we should want a lot of sex, so we buy into it. But we're never really taught to navigate the shame we might have about our experiences or our bodies. We never talk about how we should be attuned to other's needs. Or how we sh…

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#55 | How Porn Addiction Is Affecting Men and Relationships In the Digital Age | Joshua Shea

Dec. 2, 2020

On this episode, my guest is Joshua Shea and we talk about the ease of pornography consumption and production, pornography addiction, no fap, red flags, it’s affect on relationships and partners, having honest conversations about pornography as a whole, Only Fans, and how the pandemic is changing t…

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#44 | How to Fight Toxic Masculinity With Kindness, Empathy and Love | Michael Bejani

Sept. 23, 2020

How does experience living in many different countries affect your opinion on masculinity? Can you recover from emotionally and physically abusive relationship with your parents? How helpful is therapy in overcoming your own toxic and unhealthy behaviours? Why can broken relationships be the cataly…

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#35 | Discussing The Porn Industry and How Sex Can Affect Men and Masculinity | Erik Everhard

July 22, 2020

Porn is such an uncomfortable conversation with so many people for so many reasons. Some of those reasons include: shame of performance anxiety; shame about sex or past sexual experiences; meeting the standards we believe society had set; penis size; shame of an addiction; fear of judgement; and mu…

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#21 | How Men Can Find Their Hope and Identity | Jason Vana

April 15, 2020

During this time, it is hard to feel hope. Even pre-COVID it was hard. For young men, we can really feel lost as we navigate life. Why might this be? Jason's theory? One key aspect of it is the idea of having a verbal right of passage. A real life declaration that "you are a man". In his religion, …

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#15 | Talking Male Mentorship, Communities and the Balance of Feminine and Masculine Traits | Luke & Ahmad

Feb. 26, 2020

Are there still spaces for men to come together on their own? What are the benefits of male models? Do those who are distant have the same effect on us? What is the significance of feminine and masculine energy balances? These are just a few of the topics discussed on this episode.

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#12.2 | Why Mentorship Is Important and How The Church Has Served and Failed Men | Jonathan Bello

Jan. 10, 2020

How important has mentorship been in Jonathan's life? How have other men supported him in his journey? What have been some of the strengths that the church has provided young men? What about the weaknesses? Why does the church think that they hold more say over the sanctity and values of marriage w…

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#12.1 | How To Overcome Sex Addiction and Why Pornography Can Be Unhealthy | Jonathan Bello

Jan. 8, 2020

Is too much sex a bad thing? What have been some of the effects of pornography in us and some of our friend's lives? Why is the church so scared of discussing the meaning and relationship we have with sex and our bodies? What does sex education mean anymore and who is in charge of it's teaching? In…

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#3.2 | Why The Dating Process Is So Hard For Young Men and Women | Nick Saang

Oct. 18, 2019

On part 2 of this episode of The Imperfect Pod, Nick and I go deeper into our conversation about how to become your own person, how women have been hurt in the dating process, and how in a relationship, you share a responsibility to each other to make each other better. There's a lot of truth on th…

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#3.1 | How To Be Comfortable In Your Masculinity | Nick Saang

Oct. 15, 2019

On part 1 of this episode of The Imperfect Pod, Nick shares his journey to being comfortable with his masculinity, how much he loves human beings and connection, the importance of vulnerability and trust and more! I had so much fun editing this podcast and re-living the recording of this podcast. A…