Britt East – an inspirational speaker and author – talks about the challenges of finding love as a gay man, and how that applies to all relationships..
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Sade Ferrier, an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist and Intimacy Coach, discusses sexual intimacy and how to feel safe in relationships.
Love educator Kelsey Grant discusses how to set consequences to boundaries from a place of self-respect and love for the other person
Madelanne Rust-d’Eye is a somatic psychotherapist. Today she talks about somatic practices that allow for connection.
Kai Werder is a sex educator and wellness practitioner. Today, we talk about mismatched libidos in relationships and what to do about it.
Bryan is a former US Air Force Captain turned relationship coach. Today we’re talking about men being worthy of love and how to let love into your life.
Ken Page is a psychotherapist and author of Deeper Dating. We discuss how to date more authentically and how to accept all parts of ourselves in love and life.
Sharing your sexual fantasies, building intimacy in your relationships, and how to get more of what you want in your sex life with Dr. Justin Lehmiller.
Nate Postlethwait is a certified life coach. Today we’re talking about sharing your trauma, validating pain, and undoing the shame in sexuality.
Todd Baratz is a licensed psychotherapist who specializes in sex and relationships. Today, we’re talking about sexual myths, social media therapy, and porn.
Zoe Kors is a sex & intimacy expert. Today, we’re talking about improving your sex life and how to ask for what you want in the bedroom.
Camille Barton is an artist, writer, and somatic educator and we’re exploring the effects of racial trauma on Black, Indigenous, People of Color.
Zoe Bender is an American History high-school teacher and social activist and we’re exploring anti-racism and allyship to the Black community.
Elena Rossi is a pleasure and slow sex educator and we unpack what it means to be authentically you in all relationships, and what is so scary about that.
Julia Feldman is a sex educator and creator behind the popular Instagram account Giving The Talk and we’re discussing the issues with sex education.
Fie Sommer is a taboo-breaking Danish disruptor and today we’re talking about pornography and it’s effects on her sex life.
Cam Fraser is a sex coach and together we dispel the myths of male sexuality. Let’s go deep on men, their sex life, and their expanded sexuality.
Kelsey Grant is a love educator and relationship coach, and we demonstrate many examples of exactly how to set boundaries with love.
Chloé Huth is a child psychologist and we explore how to heal our inner child wounds and how to begin reparenting ourselves to a healthier lifer.
Liz Earnshaw is a marriage and family therapist and we go deep about how to make your needs easy to meet and how to set your partner up for success.
Heather Pennell is a guide, facilitator, and healer. We go deep on how to lean into love and how to be peaceful and happy in our solitude.
Sophie Josephina is a conscious sex and intimacy coach and we discuss the paradox of masculine and feminine energies in relationships, life, and love.
You are 100% responsible for your sexual health. And when you care for your own, you care for your partner’s sexual health as well.
Dr. Alexandra Solomon and I discuss her new book, Taking Sexy Back, and dive into what it means to have great sex with yourself and others.
You must learn to advocate for your needs. Because if you don’t, who will? This is your work and no one else’s. You are 100% responsible for your needs.
The work of cultivating love and building a love life you can be proud of does not happen overnight. It happens one day at a time. Little by little.
Can you get clear on what your needs are, and then find language to communicate those needs in a way that is easy for people to meet?
Janel Marie Vitale and I guide you through an introduction to non-monogamy. Learn the different kinds, how to talk about it, and how to deal with jealousy.
Brandon G. Alexander and I explore the notion that relationships take work and that we’re all better off for having done it. Let’s get to work, shall we?
How do you leave a loving relationship knowing that you deserve more? How do you honor your relationship while honoring yourself and leave it?
How can you trust that the next relationship will be as good or better than the last? How do you stop comparing your new partner to your old partner?
Opening up as a man can be as scary as welcoming that male vulnerability. Shana James and I explore how to do it and why it’s needed in building intimacy.
Your relationship needs intimacy, passion and commitment if you want it to stand the test of time. Dr. Robert Sternberg explains the triangular love theory.
Kindness matters when it comes to life, relationships, and how we speak to ourselves. Like Roxan says, “anything else ain’t shit” and I agree.
Learn how to change your life with Dr. Jeremy Goldberg. Explore the key to changing your life, and the secret code to winning at the game of life.
My former client shares her experience receiving an erotic massage from me, from start to finish. Everything you wanted to know, and more.
Shaun Galanos used to give erotic massages to women in San Francisco. He’s also a certified love coach of the host of The Love Drive podcast. How meta.
There’s been a lot of growth for me in the last two years and wanted to take this opportunity to have a heart to heart with you.
How can we stay present when we’re waiting for the other shoe to drop? Or when we’re terrified of losing the partner we love so much?
A woman talks about what it’s like dating with a terminal illness, and how it doesn’t stop her from creating loving connections in her life.
Janne Robinson is a poet, author, friend, and woman of distinction and we discuss the power and importance of receiving love of all types.
Euphemia Russell is a pleasure educator and we discuss the power fo slow sex, the importance of cultivating your pleasure, and it’s impact on our health.
Jayson Gaddis and I talks about the power of male vulnerability when it comes to having deeply intimate and connected relationships with our loved ones.
Loneliness is a systemic issue and it’s bad for your health. Author of Unlonely Planet Jillian Richardson is making the world a less lonely place.
Sam Lamott of the How To Human podcast interviews me about my creative process, the origin story of The Love Drive, and how I came to do the work I do today.
It can be hard to love someone with depression or to love someone when you’re struggling with depression. Joëlle Pouliot shares her story and her tips.
Asking for your needs to be met can be scary because the risk is that your partner will say no. Sometimes it’s easier to not ask than to risk rejection.
Early-stage dating can be downright awkward. It can also be exciting, sweet, and fun. Knowing how to navigate the landscape will give you the upper hand.
Toxic masculinity is detrimental to healthy boyhood development. Author Rachel Giese discusses her new book, Boys: What it Means to Raise a Man.
We’re told that men are more sexually motivated than women, yet the data doesn’t support this. Dr. Wednesday Martin digs into female infidelity and desire.
By over-sexualizing women, we set them up to fail at sex (and life). Lili Boisvert wrote the book on why it’s detrimental and what we can do about it.
Compersion can be desribed as the opposite of jealousy and it’s a popular concept in polyamorous relationships,Marie-Claude L’Archer wrote the book on it.
Susan Piver is a meditation instructor and the best-selling author of The Four Noble Truths of Love; Buddhist Wisdom for Modern Relationships.
Ever wonder what happens at sex parties, aside from the sex? How do people choose who to have sex with, and is it as awkward as it sounds? Let me tell you.
Erica and her husband wrote erotica to each other to stay connected during their time apart. After a while, those fantasies became reality.
Dr Alison Ash is a sex and intimacy coach, educator, and founder of TurnON.love and she shows us what it means to seduce without being sleazy.
Jenna Hollenstein is a non-diet dietician who shows us that compassion, love, and mindfulness can change our relationship to food and our body for the best.
Emilie Guimond Bélanger is a sex coach who specializes in helping women connect to their pleasure through the practice of Orgasmic Meditation.
Coco McKenzi is a speaker, sexual assault survivor, and coach who helps women live their most radiant lives after sexual abuse.
It can be hard to communicate your needs in bed with your partner. Learn caring and compassionate language to help you conned more fully with your partner.
Silvy Khoucasian is a couples therapist and relationship coach specializing in helping folks set healthy boundaries in relationships.
Galen Erickson and I discuss how traditional masculinity and a more sensitive, heart-centric version of masculinity are at odds with each other.
Dr. Alexandra Solomon discusses the importance of relational self awareness in building a lasting intimate relationship with your loved one.
Is the juice worth the squeeze? Are you putting work into a relationship that is no longer serving you? Do you need help ending your toxic relationship?
Listen to real love letters submitted by listeners of The Love Drive podcast. This episode is for all the lovebirds who rebel against Valentine’s Day.
Learn how to overcome beliefs and behaviors that have been holding you back from living your true purpose with Sacred Guide Elise Carr, MA
Learn loving conflict resolution strategies to bring more intimacy and vulnerability to all your relationships with psychotherapist Ashley Miller, MFT
Learn the signs of Codependency in a Relationship and how to begin recovering from it with Therapist and Relationship Coach Ivy Kwong, LMFT
Learn the four essential steps to giving a great thai yoga massage. Giving massage can feel as great as receiving if you follow these core principles.
Listen to my favorite snippets of the top three most downloaded episodes of 2018. Solomon Krueger discusses the power of platonic touch, Meghan Tonjes talks about what it takes to love one’s own body, and Dr. Jordana Jacobs shares with us how to soften our expectations of others and of ourselves in order to help us love more fully.
Meet your cuddle buddy at Cozy, a party for people to practice asking for, receiving, and experiencing platonic touch in a safe, warm, and respectful space.
This woman wants to know if she should leave her husband of 10 years, and gets very vulnerable about not loving her own body.
This angry working man has had a rough life. Failed hockey career, walked in on his wife cheating, recovering drug addict, and yet, still wanting love.
Do you suffer from death anxiety? Join the club. Jordana Jacobs, Ph.D. shares with us how our death awareness can lead to a deeper capacity to love.
Do you love your body? Meghan Tonjes has done a lot of work around self-love and can help when it comes to learning to love your body. Join us.
So, you’re having a love affair? You’re probably not the only one and you probably feel pretty bad about it. Ether Perel says some good can come out of it.
You need an invite to a play party. Lila Donnolo is the host of a podcast on sexuality and lives in a sex-positive intentional community. She can help.
Are you an ethical hookup? Want to learn what it means to be an ethical hookup? Yana Tallon-Hicks gives you 11 ways to be a more ethical hookup.
A gay Texan man has been single for nearly 20 years and he’s not sure what to do anymore. Plus 3 more stories of people looking for Free Love Advice in NYC.
Make Love Not Porn is a curated, real-world sex video sharing site where people share the sex they have in their everyday lives. Real and porn cliche-free.
Want to be great at eating pussy? April and Amy from The Shameless Sex Podcast interview me about my five steps to being great at eating pussy.
Charlie Glickman shares how to use consent and playfulness when inviting people to get freaky. Use this ‘invitation template’ to avoid being creepy.
On today’s segment of Free Love Advice, two conversations with men who either need to get over their ex-girfriend or learn how to say “I Love You.”
What do you do when the love of your life walks out the door? You get to work. Sam Lamott tells us how he did it.
Women who want more out of their partners, their sex life, and the men they’d like to get to know better.
Would you recognize sex addiction if you saw it? Are you looking at more porn than usual? Therapist Ashley Miller tells us the signs and treatment options.
How does the gender of those developing technologies affect the way we use them?
Erectile dysfunction will affect nearly all men at one point in their life. Dr Scott Jacobson discusses treatments for sexual dysfunction.
What is the pelvic floor and why do we need to release it?
Frank Mondeose is The Spiritual Playboy and we’ll show you how to cultivate sex magic, have more powerful orgasms, and get what you want by asking for it.
Thanks for listening and as always, have a beautiful week.
- Shaun Galanos
Head Lovebird (and proud of it)
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