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EP387 - Deserving of Love: Navigating Dating with an STI

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Welcome to episode 387 of Sexology Podcast! Today I am delighted to be speaking with Courtney Brame, founder of Something Positive for Positive People, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping those diagnosed with genital HSV2 (herpes) navigate the stigma and mental health challenges that come with the diagnosis.

As founder of Something Positive for Positive People, Courntey combines his expertise as a 500-hour registered yoga teacher with his passion for destigmatizing herpes. Through SPFPP, he offers restorative yoga and meditation in support groups, enhancing holistic well-being for those living with herpes.

As the host of the SPFPP podcast, Courtney shares inspiring stories of individuals navigating herpes stigma. He extends his advocacy to sexual health education and STD prevention, promoting stigma-free communication among healthcare providers and organizations. Driven to create a world where herpes discussions are empowering and stigma-free, Courtney's work at SPFPP is reshaping sexual health dialogue, offering a blend of wellness practices and empathetic advocacy to build a more understanding community.

In this episode, you will hear:

· The Genesis of Something Positive for Positive People

· Navigating Herpes Stigma and Mental Health

· Expanding Support Through Yoga and Community

· Understanding Herpes: Symptoms, Transmission, and Treatment

· Breaking Down Myths and Addressing Stigma

· The Importance of Disclosure and Navigating Relationships

· Resources and Support for Living with Herpes

FirmTech

Thank you to our sponsor Firm Tech! Firm Tech's TechRing enhances sexual performance and health monitoring with an easy-to-use smart design. It monitors firmness, length of time, and more in the heat of the moment. Additionally, the Firmtech Max PR, their non-tech ring enhances pleasure and endurance.

Grab an exclusive 10% discount using the code "Sexology"

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Podcast Produced by Pete Bailey


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Welcome to episode 387 of Sexology Podcast! Today I am delighted to be speaking with Courtney Brame, founder of Something Positive for Positive People, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping those diagnosed with genital HSV2 (herpes) navigate the stigma and mental health challenges that come with the diagnosis.

As founder of Something Positive for Positive People, Courntey combines his expertise as a 500-hour registered yoga teacher with his passion for destigmatizing herpes. Through SPFPP, he offers restorative yoga and meditation in support groups, enhancing holistic well-being for those living with herpes.

As the host of the SPFPP podcast, Courtney shares inspiring stories of individuals navigating herpes stigma. He extends his advocacy to sexual health education and STD prevention, promoting stigma-free communication among healthcare providers and organizations. Driven to create a world where herpes discussions are empowering and stigma-free, Courtney's work at SPFPP is reshaping sexual health dialogue, offering a blend of wellness practices and empathetic advocacy to build a more understanding community.

In this episode, you will hear:

· The Genesis of Something Positive for Positive People

· Navigating Herpes Stigma and Mental Health

· Expanding Support Through Yoga and Community

· Understanding Herpes: Symptoms, Transmission, and Treatment

· Breaking Down Myths and Addressing Stigma

· The Importance of Disclosure and Navigating Relationships

· Resources and Support for Living with Herpes

FirmTech

Thank you to our sponsor Firm Tech! Firm Tech's TechRing enhances sexual performance and health monitoring with an easy-to-use smart design. It monitors firmness, length of time, and more in the heat of the moment. Additionally, the Firmtech Max PR, their non-tech ring enhances pleasure and endurance.

Grab an exclusive 10% discount using the code "Sexology"

Follow Us on Instagram

Podcast Produced by Pete Bailey


Our Sponsors:
* Check out Quince: quince.com/sexology
Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
  continue reading

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