Sexuality Podcast

Sex and Seniors

Posted on March 14, 2018 by Liz Dederich

Society avoids discussing or even recognizing that seniors have sex. What are the issues for seniors and why does our society avoid acknowledging their sexuality? Dick’s guest is Melanie Ramie, JD, MSW and CEO of The Hope of Wisconsin.

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Hooking Up on Campus

Posted on March 30, 2016 by TSC Admin

Is this the new normal? What’s it all about? Is it healthy? Dick’s guest is Dr. Kathleen Bogle, author of “Hooking Up on Campus: Sex, Dating & Relationships on Campus.”

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LGBTQ and Beyond

Posted on January 28, 2015 by TSC Admin

Lines between these categories of sexuality are not always clear and sometimes even fluid. Also, there are sexualities even beyond LGBTQ. Dick’s guests, Gabe Javier, Assistant Dean of Students and Director of the LGBT Campus Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Dr. Cabell Gathman, Lecturer in Sociology at UW-Madison and Chair of bi and […]

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Long Distance Relationships

Posted on September 10, 2014 by TSC Admin

Why is the number of these types of relationships growing? What are the challenges? What are some of the advantages? Dick’s guest, Margery Wang, having just completed her doctoral dissertation on this subject at The Wright Institute, shares her recent findings. #longdistancerelationships #UWMadison

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Posted on August 27, 2014 by TSC Admin

How important is friendship to your happiness? What is a good friendship? How do you cultivate a healthy friendship network? Dick’s guest, Patricia Clason is an author, lecturer and Director of The Center for Creative Learning in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Over 5,000 people have taken her workshops in personal growth and development.

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Pedophilia: Myths, Realities and Treatments

Posted on July 31, 2014 by TSC Admin

Are adults who are sexually attracted to children a danger to society? Are present treatments and criminal penalties counter-productive? Can people be “cured” of pedophilia? Dick’s guest is Dr. Fred Berlin, founder and director of the Johns Hopkins Sexual Disorder Clinic.

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211: Call for Help

Posted on July 2, 2014 by TSC Admin

211 is nationwide, available 24 hours a day, seven days a week and is there to help with many of life’s problems that are not immediate emergencies. Dick’s guests are Burlie Williams, Director of 211 in Dane County, Wisconsin and her boss, Kathy Martinson, who shepherded this line from “First Call for Help” to being a part […]

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Posted on May 30, 2014 by TSC Admin

Who is authentic? How do they become so? Is being a phony the opposite? What are the benefits of being authentic to the person, their friends and colleagues as they become more authentic? Dick’s guest is Barbara Hummel who has led workshops for 12 years for the Center for Courage & Renewal. She is also the […]

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When Your Life Partner is Troubled

Posted on April 2, 2014 by TSC Admin

What is the impact on one partner when the other has mental health issues? How do you deal with a depressed, anxious or addicted mate? Lauren Papp, Associate Professor of Human Development & Family Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is Dick’s guest. For more information about Professor Papp, please visit

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Posted on March 5, 2014 by TSC Admin

Are secrets always a bad idea or is it sometimes wise to keep them locked away? Dick’s guest, Dr. Tamara Affifi is an expert in family communications and has researched and written on the subject of privacy, secrets, disclosure and avoidance. She is Professor of Communication Studies at the University of Iowa.

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Premarital Counseling by Clergy

Posted on February 19, 2014 by TSC Admin

Exploring the benefits of examining the strengths and challenges of an impending marriage with your clergy. Is it a must or can the truly happy couple just head to the altar? Dick’s guests are Reverend Michael Schuler, longtime senior minister of one of the largest Unitarian Universalist congregations in America and Reverend Eldonna Hazen, newly […]

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Posted on February 10, 2013 by TSC Admin

What really is it? Who is most vulnerable to suffer from it? When does it become a serious problem? What can be done about it? Dick’s guest, Dr. Jackson Rainer co-author of “Isolated and Alone: Therapeutic Interventions for Loneliness” helps us better understand this universal experience.

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The “Good” Divorce With Kids

Posted on January 31, 2013 by TSC Admin

Psychologist, researcher and lecturer Dr. Ken Waldron returns to discuss the best and most productive ways to deal with disputes over children and custody in divorce.

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The “Good” Divorce

Posted on January 22, 2013 by TSC Admin

While divorce always involves loss, stress and pain, there are techniques and ideas that can buffer these issues, as well as make a favorable long term outcome more likely. Psychologist, researcher and lecturer Dr. Ken Waldron shares his experience and knowledge from 30 years in this field.

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Successful Dating: 10 Vital Tips

Posted on January 1, 2013 by TSC Admin

In this to-the-point 15 minute podcast Dick shares ten tips that will increase your chances of finding a great life partner. The ideas are the basis of a workshop offered to students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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