Episode 249

Being "Cool", Erectile Dysfunction & Adopting Embryos | ACW249


October 9th, 2023

55 mins 32 secs

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About this Episode

Questions answered this episode:

  • I’m a mother, and now that my children are in school and going through the social dynamics of popularity, memories from my own time in school and this unhealthy dynamic are welling up. Why do I have this need to feel like I’m “cool”?
  • We are a married couple struggling with the trial of managing intimacy and aging. At this point, I’m struggling to maintain an erection and my wife is urging me to seek a solution. Do you have any advice?
  • My housemate works for a Christian adoption agency that allows couples desiring children of their own to adopt and implant embryos that were originally conceived for in-vitro fertilisation purposes but that are no longer going to be allowed to further develop by the conceiving couple. What are your thoughts?

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