Dr. Ruth's Top Ten Secrets for Great Sex: How to Enjoy it, Share it, and Love it Each and Every Time

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Sex between two adults in a loving relationship is, according to Dr. Ruth, one of the most natural things in the world. And although you don't have to know very much if all you're trying to do is procreate, it's a whole other story if you're trying to get the most pleasure. We're all unique individuals and so the way we get the most out of sex is slightly different for each of us. So in order to engage in sex that maximizes pleasure, some guidelines are necessary. That's especially true if one or both partners ...

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Overview

Sex between two adults in a loving relationship is, according to Dr. Ruth, one of the most natural things in the world. And although you don't have to know very much if all you're trying to do is procreate, it's a whole other story if you're trying to get the most pleasure. We're all unique individuals and so the way we get the most out of sex is slightly different for each of us. So in order to engage in sex that maximizes pleasure, some guidelines are necessary. That's especially true if one or both partners have a special need of some sort, which is not uncommon. Also, every couple changes over time, and if you're not familiar with the approaching speed bumps, they can turn into barriers. And you shouldn't fight change, she says, you should embrace it. Change can help push boredom aside, provided your prepared and willing to head off in the right direction. In this wise book, the beloved sex therapist boils down her life teaching to ten basic secrets, including:
• Make Sex a Priority
• Know Yourself
• Know Your Partner
• Know the Kama Ruthra
• Kick Boredom out of the Bedroom
• Remember the Romance
• Afterplay is as Important as Foreplay
• Improve Communication
• Prepare for the Changes that Lie Ahead ...and others."Once you have a good grasp of these rules," she concludes, "you'll be free to improvise...the only way you'll keep finding the pleasure that terrific sex can bring".

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Editorial Reviews

Library Journal

While the act of sex is quite natural, cultivating healthy intimacy requires effort, claims sex therapist "Dr. Ruth." She identifies the psychological and physical factors that result in a satisfying sexual experience (e.g., learning to express and read moods and feelings). She offers suggestions for dealing with the challenges of premature ejaculation and putting adventure back into the bedroom. A comprehensive work suitable for all ages and all libraries.


—Deborah Bigelow
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470429464
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 1/12/2009
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 763,827
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Ruth K. Westheimer is a psychosexual therapist who pioneered the field of media therapy. She teaches at Yale University, where she is a fellow at Calhoun College, and Princeton University, where she is a fellow at Butler College. She is also an adjunct professor at NYU and a fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine. She has her own private practice in New York and lectures worldwide. She is the author of 34 books and has her own Web site (www.drruth.com). Dr. Westheimer has two children, four grandchildren, and resides in New York City.Pierre A. Lehu has been Dr. Westheimer's Minister of Communications for 27 years. This is the fourteenth book on which he has collaborated with her. He lives in New York and is married with two children.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Secret 1. Make Sex a Priority.

Secret 2. Know Thyself.

Secret 3. Know Your Partner.

Secret 4. Know the Kama Ruthra.

Secret 5. Kick Boredom out of the Bedroom by Kicking It out of Your Life.

Secret 6. Remember the Romance.

Secret 7. Afterplay Is as Important as Foreplay.

Secret 8. Improve Communication.

Secret 9. Prepare for the Changes That Lie Ahead.

Secret 10. Mastering Masturbation.

Conclusion.

About the Authors.

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