Sex Comes First: 15 Ways to Help Your Relationship - Without Leaving Your Bedroom by Joel D Block, Kimberly Dawn Neumann
"He works too much." "She expects me to know what she's thinking." "We don't trust one another."
There's a lot that gets in the way of a happy relationshipwork, jealousy, and communication issues, just to name a few. However, one thing definitely brings a couple together: sex. Relationship experts Dr. Joel Block and Kimberly Dawn Neumann teach couples how to use sex to build and strengthen their relationship. This new approach shows couples how to use sexual intimacy to conquer obstacles outside the bedroom. The authors identify fifteen of the most common problems couples run into and offer their sexual solution to each one. Sex Comes First will leave everyone satisfiedin every way possible.
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.
Table of Contents
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