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Sex Comes First: 15 Ways to Help Your Relationship - Without Leaving Your Bedroom


Sound familiar? So many things can stand in the way of a happy relationship work, jealousy, communication issues-and that's just to name a few!
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Sound familiar? So many things can stand in the way of a happy relationship work, jealousy, communication issues-and that's just to name a few!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780594009658
  • Publisher: Adams Media Corporation
  • Publication date: 4/18/2009
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Joel Block, PhD (Melville, NY), is an award-winning psychologist, practicing couple and sex therapy in New York and offering couple-relationship seminars throughout the United States. Dr. Block has appeared on the Today show, Good Morning America, and CBS Morning.

Kimberly Dawn Neumann (New York, NY) is a Broadway performer and highly credited dating/sex/relationship writer. Her work has appeared in Cosmopolitan, Redbook, Marie Claire, Maxim, and more.

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Table of Contents

Introduction vii

Chapter 1 Anger Gets in the Way 1

Chapter 2 We Have Trust Issues 19

Chapter 3 Jealousy Bugs Us 35

Chapter 4 We Need More Openness 51

Chapter 5 We're Too Stuck in Gender Roles 67

Chapter 6 We Don't Pick Up Each Other's Nonverbal Cues 85

Chapter 7 We Don't Compromise 101

Chapter 8 Work Gets in Our Way 115

Chapter 9 We Don't Handle Change Well 131

Chapter 10 We're Reeling from an Affair 149

Chapter 11 There's Too Much Criticism and Blame 167

Chapter 12 There's Not Enough Affection 183

Chapter 13 We Expect Each Other to "Mind Read" Our Needs 199

Chapter 14 We Avoid Issues 209

Chapter 15 We're Too Caught Up in Ourselves 223

Afterword 235

About the Authors 237

Index 239

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