Dr. Gluck sermonizes on the point of life with none other than GluckRadio's sound engineer John Alex Busi (who knew there was such wisdom behind the soundboard all these years!) Is the point of life to have people at your funeral? To be a leader or follower? To make money? Is the simple life the same as a lazy life? If love's the point, is there unconditional love? Are you the best version of yourself? Then Gluck has his silly moments where he invites some pretty powerful people on the show! Listen to other episodes on GluckRadio.com
Increasingly we live among strangers and behind screens, so what's happening to our etiquette? With a minimal need for social decorum, how can we redefine what it means to be considerate? Advice columnist Amy Alkon joins us to explain. From people who talk too loudly on the phone to loud restaurants, Dr. Gluck and Alkon offer you advice on how to get that loudmouth prick near you to shut up. The new sheriff in town might be a viral YouTube video! www.advicegoddess.com
Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned. And that's exactly what Lisa Phillips was, comparing the romantic obsession and unrequited love she had for a man to a "demon inside her." Both as a former obsessive and now a journalist who studies them, Phillips offers multiple perspectives on women's romantic yearning, jealousy, thoughts of revenge, and inability to accept "no" for an answer. How bad did it get for her? How did she rise out of it? And can you actually convince someone to like you? www.lisaaphillips.com.
Why isn't parenting fun anymore? No matter how much we love our children, study after study shows that non-parents are much happier than parents, so what gives? Journalist Jennifer Senior is here to address that paradox. Parenting has a heavy impact on marriages and sex lives, and the overattentive way we parent may be driving us crazy. Plus, are moms getting the short end of the stick? We'll also hear how Dr. Gluck parented his kids in an unusual way. www.jennifersenior.com
We welcome the founder of the world famous sex party Kinky Salon. Her name is Polly Superstar, and her fetish is not leather but love. Far from another orgy, she details in her new book "Sex Culture Revolutionary" that Kinky Salons are ways to "deepen" human trust and connection. Why do we still suffer from the same sexual hang-ups as a society? The show isn't all sweet though, as she and Dr. Gluck disagree on whether too much freedom is safe or not. www.pollysuperstar.com
How can a guy who's got it as good as Brian Cuban develop such severe Body Dysmorphia, alcoholism, and drug addiction? How did his reflection in the mirror become a 30 year long enemy? Cuban joins GluckRadio.com to talk about how his life as a man with eating disorders affected him, and how it changed into a life of inspiration. Dr. Gluck offers tips on self-esteem, letting the past go, and the truth behind bullies. www.briancuban.com
Now, more than ever, Americans face regular emotional assaults stemming from loneliness, rejection and stress. These injuries are harmless at first, but can become severe problems down the line. Psychologist Guy Winch gives us tips for maintaining our "emotional hygiene." His tips are user-friendly and based on recent scientific studies and his practice. Between Dr. Gluck and Dr. Winch, the doctors are in to fix you! www.guywinch.com
Breaking up is hard to do. So Dr. Gluck and Mark invite New York's premier breakup counselor, Rachel Sussman, on the show to help us find the hope. Even though they feel like the end of the world, breakups and divorces can be turned into new beginnings. We tell you how. We also talk about grief that doesn't go away, the downside of dating sites, and talking badly about your ex to your kids. www.sussmancounseling.com
In light of Ferguson and New York, Dr. Gluck and Mark welcome African-American author Cora Daniels on the show to talk about race honestly—even when it's uncomfortable. From affirmative action to incarceration, there's a lot the three disagree on. They discuss opportunity, privilege and get off topic to talk about vaginal elasticity (thank Mark for that one). This goofy episode is not to be missed! www.coradaniels.com
Ken Page LCSW joins GluckRadio.com to share his one observation after 30 years of practice: the greatest pain we have centers around our greatest & most unique Gift. What is your Gift? What is the pain around it? Why are we attracted to people who bring us down? How do issues like intimacy, sex, loyalty and devotion play into our relationships? Page brings a calm clarity rarely seen on GluckRadio.com to make for one of our best shows yet. www.deeperdating.com.