The Awkward Human Survival Guide

The Awkward Human Survival Guide

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Hosted by Adam Dachis, Darren Herczeg, Erica Elson, and Richard Cardenas.

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138: The Pegging Continuum

October 30, 2016 at 9:30PM • 1 hour 35 minutes • Wiki Entry

This awkward week we're talking about beautiful man boobs, bewildered bisexuals, and a plethora of pegging predicaments. Questions/comments/stories/Klegmans? Call/text 509-AWKWARD or visit!

Special guest: Ceci Granados

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Awkward Situation of the Week: Richard and Adam make a new homeless friend and Adam finds out what happened to his missing doctor.

This Week's Questions:

  • Anonymous (23/SM) asks, "I'm a 23 year old male. Figured I'd email your email address as opposed to the Awk email account as this isn't awkward. I made some really close friends in college. Though I'm at times introverted my friends I'm extremely close with and adore. Now most have graduated (I'm graduating in May) and working. Previous certain friends would be great at responding to texts. One is in LA and in grad school and another is in DC. Those two I'm actually able to catch up with relatively often via text or an occasional phone call. The problem more lies with 2 of my close female friends. One, Marta is working outside my city in the suburbs and working to network with colleagues. Sometimes I'll send her a text and she won't respond for over a week. My other friend Harriet is in her first year off teaching. I recently called her out about not being easy to communicate. She apologized profusely and admitted she's been a bad friend lately. My big question is, how do I adjust in close friends not regularly responding and chatting? Should I instead try to make other friends too? Any thoughts are appreciated."
  • Simon P. (SM) asks, "Gotta say I'm sorry if this is a wrong kind of question for your program...but what makes a man attractive, personality traits not included? Is tall dark and handsome a thing for real or is it something the movies made us believe? Are man boobs attractive? Is a beer belly attractive? Or do we need abs and muscles? Are some muscles attractive and others don't matter? What about hair color or hair in the first place? What makes a man attractive to women and I guess also men and do looks mean things or...not? I'm married so it's not like it matters to me really but my wife and I were talking and we didn't come up with an answer. I have arm muscles from my work and a slight beer belly from my...leisure activities (aka football). :-) My bud has skinny arms, man boobs, but lots of thick dark hair and I see his wife always touching it...he likes this. We get attracted to different things...I know...but does any of it mean something? Women I think are hot don't look like the ones on television or in magazines most of the time. Most guys I know think do women agree with what they see on TV and movies and magazines...or iPads now :-)...or does society say something is attractive but it doesn't actually get it right? I don't know...but just curious about what you think about it. Aloha, *Simon*"
  • Subby Hubby asks, "Hello amazing podcast hosts. I recently found your show and I love it so far! I wish I had friends like you in my life. The past few years for me have been really tough and right now I'm feeling pretty low. I'm a bisexual male who's been attracted to guys since very young, kissed a few, but never had any sort of penetrative sexual encounters. I'm happily married except for this one empty spot in my heart and I'm not sure what to do. I've spoken with my wife about it and we've tried pegging but she isn't comfortable with it. Doing an open relationship wouldn't work for either of us so I'm at a loss of what to do. Any advice?"
  • Seth (29/SM) asks, "I never was lucky with women and more the opposite of lucky. The ones I've known treated me like shit, brought me a life of pain and dramatics, or were like 'no thank you' with each negative look. Now all of a sudden women in shops are all chatter and turning their heads. Ladies have started getting nicer to me. Why? Why did this happen? I didn't get attractive. I own a donut shop and did before. I didn't get a gay makeover (from a gay, not offensively-speaking). Coworkers, what up with this? I'm feeling cautious."
  • Anonymous (BM/22) asks, "I'm an anonymous bi male, 22. Recently I've figured that I'm bi with a preference for girls but like boys too. If I were to put a percentage on attraction it would be 80% Female 20% Males. Since I'm new to this whole bi thing, is there a number I call? Signal I give? Kidding aside my predicament is regarding dating. Should I go about dating and openly say I'm bi? Should I wait and reveal it if it comes up? Could I fulfill it by being fucked by a dildo from a female partnered with a strap on? Would appreciate any thoughts."

Special Segment: Farts

Final Thoughts: You're beautiful when you fart.

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