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Loveologist Radio: Talking Sense About Intimacy

Loveologist Radio: Talking Sense About Intimacy

Don’t miss this enlightening new paradigm for talking honestly about sex and sexuality with both children and teens. Deborah Roffman, one of the most highly acclaimed sexual educators in the country applies both uncommon good sense and a commitment to core, universal values to explain the critical  importance of providing the answers and fostering an open family dialogue to the questions of becoming a sexually healthy adult. Learn why yours must be the first voice in your child’s sexual development and how this goes a long way in healing our own sexual shame. This is a conversation that has the power to change the way we live.

Deborah Roffman is a teacher, sex educator and author of Sex & Sensibility: The Thinking Parent’s Guide to Talking Sense About Sex. Her work has been featured in most of the nation’s major newspapers, including the Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and Washington Times. She has been interviewed on Nightline by Ted Koppel, by Bryant Gumble and other interviewers on the CBS Early Show, and has also appeared on the O’Reilly Factor. In 2003, she was the featured expert―and helped shape―a highly acclaimed segment on teen sexuality with John Stossel for 20/20. Her radio credits include multiple appearances on the Diane Rehm Show and Talk of the Nation, and she also appears (it runs several times a year) in the acclaimed HBO documentary for parents entitled, “Middle School Confessions.” She has provided background for a variety of stories on ABC News, and for 60 Minutes.

What is most remarkable about Ms. Roffman’s work is her ability to speak the language of common ground around topics often fraught with controversy and conflict. With uncommon good sense and unshakable commitment to core, universal values, hers is the voice that most often cuts through the rhetoric, the politics, and the false polarities that keep adults focused on their needs and interests, rather than squarely on children. She also understands that the issue at stake is parenting, not politics. The proof lies in her wide appeal to parents of all political stripes, religions, and backgrounds, and the national recognition she has received from such seemingly diverse groups as the Planned Parenthood Federation of America (the coveted Mary Lee Tatum Apple Award) and the National Federation of Republican Women (Favorite Teacher Award).

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Wendy Strgar

Wendy Strgar, founder and CEO of Good Clean Love, is a loveologist who writes and lectures on Making Love Sustainable, a green philosophy of relationships which teaches the importance of valuing the renewable resources of love, intimacy and family.  In her new book, Love that Works: A Guide to Enduring Intimacy,  she tackles the challenging issues of sustaining relationships and healthy intimacy with an authentic and disarming style and simple yet innovative adviceIt has been called "the essential guide for relationships."  The book is available on ebook.  Wendy has been married for 27 years to her husband, a psychiatrist, and lives with their four children ages 13- 22 in the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

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3:01PM PDT on Mar 29, 2012

Marianne B. I have yet to see Jane B. say anything that wasnt true, when you are not abort of the christain/catholic/right wing hell we can even toss monotheism in there, you tend to get pissed off at all the ridiculous shit you hear them say and do

2:56PM PDT on Mar 29, 2012

this is awesome, its not good to shelter kids, they deserve honesty!

7:39AM PDT on Mar 27, 2012

Thanks.

5:14PM PDT on Mar 26, 2012

there needs to be a version of this for tweens and teens

8:59AM PDT on Mar 26, 2012

disgusting

5:10AM PDT on Mar 26, 2012

thanks

6:39PM PDT on Mar 25, 2012

Oh yes, there goes Jane B. AGAIN bringing/blaming Catholic's and politicians. It's amazing you cannot write a comment without bringing religion or politics into it. What the hell happened to you, that you are so anti-Catholic? something in your childhood? If you agree or disagree with Deborah Roffman, just comment on her insight, please.!!!

5:12PM PDT on Mar 25, 2012

Thanks.

3:02PM PDT on Mar 25, 2012

Loveologist Radio??

2:04PM PDT on Mar 25, 2012

new post please!!!

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If animals learn to do half of this work, they would become much more adoptable ! Amen to that ! :)

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