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Not Always in the Mood: The New Science of Men, Sex, and Relationships

Not Always in the Mood: The New Science of Men, Sex, and Relationships

by Sarah Hunter Murray


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781538113936
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 02/12/2019
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Sarah Hunter Murray, PhD, is a leading researcher on sexual desire. For over a decade, she has dedicated her career to examining the nuances of sexuality as they affect modern relationships. Murray is best known for her groundbreaking work challenging traditional assumptions about men’s desire. Murray is a regularly sought-after sex and relationship expert for media outlets including Men’s Health, Fashion Magazine, Elle and Today’s Parent. Her research has been featured in LiveScience,, Jezebel, and The Globe and Mail. She authors the blog “Myths of Desire: Rethinking Sex Roles and Expectations that Stifle Relationships” for Psychology Today. Her work has also been featured in several journals including the Journal of Sex Research, Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy, and Sex Roles. As a practicing relationship therapist under the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (AAMFT), she specializes in working with individuals and couples around sexual intimacy concerns. Sarah lives in Winnipeg, Canada, with her husband and two children.

Table of Contents


Origin of Myths
Myth 1
The Motivation Myth
Myth 2
The Gender Myth
Myth 3
The Physical Appearances Myth
Myth 4
The Selfish Myth
Myth 5
The Porn Myth
Myth 6
The Desirability Myth
Myth 7
The Initiation Myth
Myth 8
The Rejection Myth
Myth 9
The Opportunity Myth
Myth 10
The Masculinity Myth