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Large numbers of adults with histories of childhood trauma and neglect suffer persistent relationship and sexual difficulties. Unfortunately, most have failed to receive adequate help with emerging from these deep and complex problems.
Coming Home to Passion: Restoring Loving Sexuality in Couples with Histories of Childhood Trauma and Neglect explores the enduring impactsphysiological, psychological, and behavioralof childhood trauma and neglect. Author Ruth Cohn, drawing on 25 years of experience working with trauma survivors and their partners and families, lays out a practical and actionable course for recovery in clear, accessible language. This book provides direction and hope to those with trauma backgrounds while also serving as a unique resource for professional readers. Integrating in-depth information on attachment and relationship, trauma and neglect, and sexuality, Cohn details a practical, hands-on treatment approach for revitalizing love, health, and passion.
- Provides a manual of ten sequential, structured activities that can guide readers in their concrete work on relationships and sexuality
- Illustrates dynamics painfully familiar to readers with numerous stories of real-life case examples
- A bibliography recommends additional reading as well as references and other resources
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"This book will give you what other books don'tthe understanding of why, despite going to therapists or reading other books, you haven't been able to get out of the 'same old loop' with your partner. I use it in my own work with couples and it is required reading in my sex therapy graduate courses."
"A powerful must-read based on years of research, clinical experience, and riches of the heart, this is a comprehensive work you'll refer to again and again. Coming Home to Passion gives you compassion and competence to manage the most difficult of life's challenges."
"I highly recommend this as an insightful and incisive book that describes trauma and its consequences in new and original ways."