Discovering Your Couple Sexual Style: Sharing Desire, Pleasure, and Satisfaction [NOOK Book]

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Winner of the 2009 Smart MarriagesĀ® Impact Award


Discovering Your Couple Sexual Style introduces a totally new approach to developing sexual comfort and confidence. Sex is not about performance or proving something to yourself or your partner. Healthy couple sexuality is about sharing desire, pleasure, and satisfaction. It is about both people valuing intimacy, pleasuring, and eroticism, while maintaining positive, realistic expectations of ...

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Discovering Your Couple Sexual Style: Sharing Desire, Pleasure, and Satisfaction

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Overview

Winner of the 2009 Smart MarriagesĀ® Impact Award


Discovering Your Couple Sexual Style introduces a totally new approach to developing sexual comfort and confidence. Sex is not about performance or proving something to yourself or your partner. Healthy couple sexuality is about sharing desire, pleasure, and satisfaction. It is about both people valuing intimacy, pleasuring, and eroticism, while maintaining positive, realistic expectations of the role and meaning of couple sexuality.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203850763
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Publication date: 1/9/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 146
  • Sales rank: 1,045,123
  • File size: 322 KB

Meet the Author

Barry McCarthy, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist, professor of psychology, and certified sex and marital therapist. He has published extensively on couples and sexuality and given more than a hundred workshops around the world.

Emily McCarthy, having worked for years as a speech therapist, now collaborates with her husband on books that address issues faced by married couples.
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Table of Contents

Introduction. Part I: Developing a Healthy Couple Sexuality. Establishing Positive, Realistic Sexual Expectations. Determining Your Couple Sexual Style. Communicating Your Sexuality: The Five Dimensions of Touch. Successfully Implementing Your Couple Sexual Style. Part II: Enhancing Desire and Satisfaction. Keeping Your Sexual Options Open. Building Bridges to Desire. Indulging in Eroticism and Sexual Fantasies. Optimizing Sexual Intercourse. Savoring Orgasm and Afterplay. Part III: Surmounting Sexual Challenges. Overcoming Sexual Inhibitions. Dealing with Illness and Sex. Looking for Help from Pro-sex Medications. Confronting Sex and Aging. Part IV: Maintaining Healthy Couple Sexuality. Nurturing Sexuality as Intimate, Erotic Friends. Maintaining Sexual Vitality. Appendix A: Choosing an Individual, Couple, or Sex Therapist. Appendix B: Sexual Health Books and Resources.
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