Sexual Intimacy for Women: A Guide for Same-Sex Couples [NOOK Book]

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Sexual Intimacy for Women helps female couples examine the emotional, physical, and psychological aspects of their relationships, with the goal of creating more intimacy. Exercises and client-based anecdotes from Dr. Corwin’s years of experience with same-sex couples help women overcome common issues around orgasm, body image, identity, aging, and parenthood. Dr. Corwin dispels myths, examines the intricacies of female desire, and gives advice to help couples achieve long-lasting, healthy, and fulfilling ...
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Sexual Intimacy for Women: A Guide for Same-Sex Couples

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Overview


Sexual Intimacy for Women helps female couples examine the emotional, physical, and psychological aspects of their relationships, with the goal of creating more intimacy. Exercises and client-based anecdotes from Dr. Corwin’s years of experience with same-sex couples help women overcome common issues around orgasm, body image, identity, aging, and parenthood. Dr. Corwin dispels myths, examines the intricacies of female desire, and gives advice to help couples achieve long-lasting, healthy, and fulfilling relationships.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781580053549
  • Publisher: Avalon Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 5/25/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 280,764
  • File size: 282 KB

Meet the Author


Dr. Glenda Corwin is a clinical psychologist who has been in private practice for twenty years. She specializes in sexual intimacy issues for women in same-sex relationships. Her work as a therapist and her research on lesbian sexual patterns inspired Corwin to write this book for the many women who want to feel more joy and less distress about sexuality.

The daughter of American missionaries, Corwin grew up in Colombia. Her background gives her a deep appreciation of the different cultures, languages, and human connections that cross many borders. She lives in Atlanta, GA.
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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

just the facts: women, sex, and desire

1 Women and Sex: Separating Fact from Fiction 9

2 Spontaneous vs. Responsive Desire 23

common stumbling blocks to intimacy

3 The Dynamics of Desire Discrepancy 45

4 Body Image & the Tyranny of Weight 63

5 Sexual Abuse & Trauma 79

6 Aging & Hormones 99

7 Fidelity Issues 119

8 The Pressures of Parenthood 149

secrets to longlasting intimacy

9 Communication for Lovers 171

10 The Secret of 24-Hour Foreplay 195

11 Igniting Your Erotic Imagination 213

12 Orgasm: Taking Your Time 229

Epilogue 247

Endnotes 253

Bibliography 261

Index 267

Acknowledgments 277

About the Author 279

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