Love and sex advice from
Dan Savage
America’s sweetheart

Dr. Rachel Gelman

Episode #547 — April 18, 2017


0 Comments

A woman's in-laws have 12 cats. They won't travel to see the caller's family (including the 2 small children,) because they can't bear to leave the mewling kitties. Are they mentally ill and is there any way to explain this behavior to the kids?

A bondage-loving lass goes to clubs and gets tied up by a strictly platonic tying partner. Her boyfriend is ok with it, but feels a little spooked. How can she reassure him that what she and the tying partner do isn't sex?

On the Magnum, it's our first do-over! Dan realized he cocked up the answer to the woman who would lose bladder control when she gave blow jobs. This time, Dan brings in Dr. Rachel Gelman- an actual pelvic health specialist who knows what the hell she's talking about.

She lives in the UK, he in the States. He is her dom, and also her cousin. They are deeply closeted about their relationship to family and friends. So, what's the problem?

206-302-2064

Today’s Lovecast is brought to you by ThredUp, the largest online consignment and re-sale store. Get 40% off your first order when you go to ThredUp.com/Savage and enter promo code: Savage.

Today’s Lovecast is brought to you by MeUndies.com: High quality, super-comfortable, good looking undies. Get 20% off your first order when you go to MeUndies.com/Savage.

The Savage Lovecast sponsored by Casper, an online retailer of premium mattresses for a fraction of the price -- because everyone deserves a great night’s sleep. Get $50 off any mattress purchase by visiting casper.com/savagelove and enter the promo code: savagelove.

polyamory masturbation rape hiv bondage conservative christians mental illness divorce kissing date rape transgender d/s
Premium animation
All-Access
Magnum Episode
Ad-free, 85mins
Ad-free episode with exclusive extended content with the guest. An All-Access subscription allows you to listen to all the Magnums we’ve ever made for the duration of your subscription.

Today’s Lovecast is brought to you by ThredUp, the largest online consignment and re-sale store. Get 40% off your first order when you go to ThredUp.com/Savage and enter promo code: Savage.

Today’s Lovecast is brought to you by MeUndies.com: High quality, super-comfortable, good looking undies. Get 20% off your first order when you go to MeUndies.com/Savage.

The Savage Lovecast sponsored by Casper, an online retailer of premium mattresses for a fraction of the price -- because everyone deserves a great night’s sleep. Get $50 off any mattress purchase by visiting casper.com/savagelove and enter the promo code: savagelove.

polyamory masturbation rape hiv bondage conservative christians mental illness divorce kissing date rape transgender d/s
Have a question?
Ask Dan a question for the show
Call 206-302-2064

Radicalized! With Cory Doctorow.

Episode #651 — April 16, 2019

A bisexual man and his girlfriend want to try a threeway with another man. But he has never been with a man before and feels anxious. The girlfriend just feels turned on. He wishes she would suppress her desire and support him in this trying time.

A woman's friend is beginning the process of coming out as a trans woman. But she wants to be help...Read More

Weed = Better Orgasms for Women. Yay Science!

Episode #650 — April 9, 2019

Look at her. She's only a lesbian when she's drunk! Why does she dream of a white picket fence with her loving wife by her side but only when she's had 5 whisky sours?

A woman is planning to marry prince charming. He is so wonderful in every way. Except...when he wants sex he grabs her head and pulls it down to his crotch. Is this just how men ...Read More

Decriminalize Sex Work!

Episode #649 — April 2, 2019

A man often yawns soon after coming. He has to convince his partners that he's not bored.

A dutiful father worries that when he drops his used come-rag in the laundry along with his kids' clothes that his sperm is getting spread around the innocent garments. "Does the come actually exit the washing machine?" asks this anxious father. "Does it ...Read More

Subscribe to the Magnum
Ad-free episodes with exclusive extended content
Subscribe now