206 episodes

Dr. Kristie Overstreet brings her skills as a clinical sexologist and psychotherapist to help you make every connection matter. As your southern sex therapist, she’ll help you focus on a fix yourself first approach that allows you to reconnect with yourself to better express your needs and wants in all of your relationships. With her practical tips and methods, you’ll stop waiting for others to change and finally begin to create the relationships you deserve.

Fix Yourself First with Dr. Kristie Kristie Overstreet

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 56 Ratings

Dr. Kristie Overstreet brings her skills as a clinical sexologist and psychotherapist to help you make every connection matter. As your southern sex therapist, she’ll help you focus on a fix yourself first approach that allows you to reconnect with yourself to better express your needs and wants in all of your relationships. With her practical tips and methods, you’ll stop waiting for others to change and finally begin to create the relationships you deserve.

    206. Come Together with Dr. Emily Nagoski

    206. Come Together with Dr. Emily Nagoski

    Join us for an insightful exploration of the intricacies of sexual connections and relationship dynamics.

    Renowned sex educator Emily Nagoski teams up with Dr. Kristie Overstreet to unravel the complexities of sexual satisfaction, self-discovery, and navigating societal expectations. In this episode, Dr. Kristie and Dr. Emily Nagoski delve deep into the importance of self-connection, pleasure, and authenticity in fostering healthy, fulfilling relationships.

    From challenging gender roles to reframing the conversation around desire and pleasure, Dr. Nagoski shares valuable insights aimed at empowering individuals to embrace their sexuality with confidence and joy.

    Whether you're seeking inspiration, practical advice, or a fresh perspective on sexual wellbeing, this episode offers wisdom and encouragement to guide you on your journey towards greater intimacy and connection.

    What we discuss:
    Improving sexual connections and relationships.Sexual wellbeing and pleasure in long-term relationships.Desire, pleasure, and emotional connection in relationships.Prioritizing sex in relationships and maintaining a healthy connection.Breaking free from societal expectations in sexual relationships.Gender roles, sexuality, and pleasure in relationships.
    Let's connect at

    Emily Nogoski https://www.emilynagoski.com/

    IG and FB: @DrKristieOverstreet

    • 43 min
    205. Why it's not too late to start (or restart)?

    205. Why it's not too late to start (or restart)?

    It can be tough whether it's starting for the first time or maybe even restarting the steps towards your goals.

    Most of the time it's the 3 P's that get in the way of forward movement.

    In this episode you'll learn how to identify and overcome the 3 P's:PerfectionismPeople PleasingProcrastinationDr. Kristie will share examples from her life as well as others to help you make the changes you need to create a better relationship with yourself and others, so you can design the life you deserve.
    Get ready to unlock the keys to overcoming obstacles on your path to self-improvement.

    What we discuss:Overcoming obstacles to self-improvement. Perfectionism and self-sabotage in personal growth.Perfectionism and self-acceptance. People-pleasing habits and their impact on mental health. Silencing inner voice due to fear of judgment. Procrastination and taking action.
    IG and FB: @DrKristieOverstreetKeywords:

    • 27 min
    204. Stop Doing These Things If You Want A Healthier Relationship With Yourself

    204. Stop Doing These Things If You Want A Healthier Relationship With Yourself

    Are you ready to embark on a journey of self-discovery and growth?

    We explore common behaviors hindering self-connection and growth.

    In this episode, Dr. Kristie talks about 10 common behaviors that can get in the way of having a good relationship with oneself, such as self-criticism, perfectionism, negative self-talk, and avoiding self-reflection. Dr. Overstreet provides suggestions for "fixing" each behavior.

    Start by applying these strategies today, and stay tuned for more insights in our upcoming episodes!

    What we discuss:
    Common behaviors hindering self-connection and growth. Self-criticism, perfectionism, and negative self-talk. Self-compassion, boundaries, and forgiveness. Self-care and personal growth habits.Common self-sabotaging behaviors in relationships. Let's connect at IG and FB: @DrKristieOverstreet

    • 17 min
    203. How To Know If You're In A Healthy Relationship?

    203. How To Know If You're In A Healthy Relationship?

    Discover the Secrets to Healthy Relationship

    Learn how to assess your relationship health and avoid staying in unfulfilling connections. Explore the key dynamics that make a relationship thrive, from mutual respect to effective conflict resolution. Discover the importance of quality time, shared values, and trust in nurturing a loving partnership.

    In this episode, Dr. Kristie dives deep into the world of relationships, shedding light on what it takes to build and maintain a fulfilling partnership.

    Whether in a relationship or looking to improve your connection with others, this episode has insights that can make a real difference.

    What we discuss:Healthy relationships and self-assessmentRelationship valuesShared goals and equality in healthy relationshipsBuilding trust in relationships
    Let's connect at IG and FB: @DrKristieOverstreet

    • 18 min
    202. 5 Steps to Stop Listening to Other's Opinions and Start Trusting Yourself

    202. 5 Steps to Stop Listening to Other's Opinions and Start Trusting Yourself

    How can constantly seeking other people's opinions prevent someone from trusting their own judgement and decision making?

    In the episode, Dr. Kristie gives five steps someone can take to start trusting themselves more: reflecting on their core values, practicing self-compassion, cultivating self-awareness, looking at their past progress and small goals, and learning to say no.

    Mindfulness is also an important bonus step.

    While getting others' perspectives is fine, people need to bring their own perspectives to the table as well and make decisions that feel right for them.

    What we discuss:
    Trusting personal opinions and intuitionSeeking external validation vs. self-trust in decision-makingValues-based decision making for personal and professional growthBuilding self-trust through self-awarenessCelebrate small accomplishmentsTrusting oneself and setting boundaries
    Let's connect at IG and FB: @DrKristieOverstreet

    • 12 min
    201. Navigating Jealousy in Ethical Nonmonogamous Relationships with Paige Bond

    201. Navigating Jealousy in Ethical Nonmonogamous Relationships with Paige Bond

    How do we define fidelity?
    What's cheating even in non-monogamous relationships?
    How do you deal with the feelings that come up?
    How do you have conversations about them and everything in between?

    We tend to think of being jealous in such a bad light, but there are some good things that can come from it. In the same way, there are a lot of different types of relationships, from monogamous to relationship chaos and everything in between.

    In this episode, I'm chatting with Paige Bond. She is a marriage and family therapist, she helps individuals, and couples work on feeling more connected and secure in their relationships.

    We're going to talk about how to deal with jealousy and be in an ethical, non-monogamy relationship. The different sides of jealousy, negotiations, talking, connecting, and everything else is covered in this episode.

    What we discuss:What does ethical non-monogamy mean?What is polyamory?How to create agreements around sexual desire? Jealousy and how to deal with it. What is considered cheating? How to ask yourself what you want? Defining terms like fidelity and cheating
    Let's connect at
    Paige Bond: @paigebondcoaching
    IG and FB: @DrKristieOverstreet

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
56 Ratings

56 Ratings

MooreMomentum ,

Incredible Mindset

Love Kristie’s viewpoints, she is a great listener and gives awesome advice. Keep making momentum in the world 🙌

CFConnections ,

Lots of GREAT Advice and Practical Tips

I am enjoying this podcast and how it addresses the heart of what matters in human relationships. Nicely done, Dr. Kristie!!!!

jessgersh ,

So relatable

Dr. Kristie is so relatable and shares such incredible insight. Anyone in a relationship, recently out of a relationship, or wanting a relationship needs to listen to what Dr. Kristie has to say!

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