The Sex You Want: A Lover's Guide to Women's Sexual Pleasure

The Sex You Want: A Lover's Guide to Women's Sexual Pleasure

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by Marcia Douglass Ph.D., Lisa Douglass Ph.D.
     
 

So many women are dissatisfied with their sexual relationships—even all these years after the "sexual revolution"—but what is it that women really want? In The Sex You Want, authors Lisa and Marcia Douglass answer this age-old question and much more, touching on subjects that include: how women's sexuality is influenced by societal forces; how women

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So many women are dissatisfied with their sexual relationships—even all these years after the "sexual revolution"—but what is it that women really want? In The Sex You Want, authors Lisa and Marcia Douglass answer this age-old question and much more, touching on subjects that include: how women's sexuality is influenced by societal forces; how women can fall into unhealthy sexual patterns; and how the way we talk about or censor discussions on sex affects our everyday practices, and offer ways to reverse the damaging consequences. With a detailed description of the female anatomy and a section on how to achieve the utmost in orgasmic pleasure, The Sex You Want will help women take control of their sexuality in ways that will not only change how they relate to their bodies, but how they live in the world. This new paperback version is illustrated and comes with a revised introduction. "A smart, new sex guide.... A step toward helping women own and appreciate their bodies."—Glamour

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781569244951
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Publication date:
01/15/2003
Pages:
316
Sales rank:
1,239,311
Product dimensions:
4.74(w) x 8.26(h) x 0.94(d)

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The Sex You Want: A Lover's Guide to Women's Sexual Pleasure 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
An absorbing book from beginning to end. There are repetitions of same meanings in different words. But the information provided is too valuable to worry about this. The descriptions of women's sexual potentiality and problems are very accurate, enlightening and revealing. The cures suggested are extremely useful and quite practical. They are also fair to men. Many men who really need to learn much about women's sexuality, though, may not want to use the advice given by Douglas sisters because of their poor sources of sexual learning, like buddy talk and macho covers. I recommend the book very highly to all adult men and women. Everyone will learn lessons that will benefit him/her for life from this book. I have read hundreds of books purporting to teach sexual skills and techniques, but I would rate this book in the top five.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I found this book to be enlightening in regards to the authors' ideas on a sexual culture. I realized things about myself and my sex life that I had not realized before but had always subconsciously resented. As a woman, there were phrases, quotes and passages that could have come from my own experiences perfectly. They tend to repeat themselves too often, however, and try to find anti-feminist sentiment in things that were never meant to be. I also think that the book is probably a little more accurate for women of an older generation, (I am 21.) because many of the hang-ups women are supposed to have about sex are things that my friends and I would never consider. However, I agree perfectly with their Ladies First philosphy as well as their redefining of sex. I strongly recommend this book to women and men who feel that their sex life could use--instead of just some new heat--but Understanding, whether about themselves or their partner.