Sex Happens: The Gay Man's Guide to Creative Intimacy

Sex Happens: The Gay Man's Guide to Creative Intimacy

by Arlen Keith Leight


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ISBN-13: 9781626523852
Publisher: Langdon Street Press
Publication date: 11/12/2013
Pages: 294
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction xi

Be Honest with Yourself and Be Honest with Your Partner

Part 1 Consciousness and Communication: The Fundamental Components of Creative Intimacy

Chapter 1 Man-to-Man Relationships: Unique Challenges and Obstacles to Intimacy 3

Chapter 2 Where Did the Passion Go? How Sexual Intimacy Evolves or Dissolves 23

Chapter 3 Creative Intimacy through Dialogue: Exercises for Expansive Communication of Feelings and Emotions 41

Part 2 Creative Sexual Enhancement

Chapter 4 Sexual Desire vs. Sexual Disorder 41

Chapter 5 The Sensual Journey: Seven Exercises for Creative Intimacy 91

Chapter 6 Creative Intimacy: Fun, Frolic and Fantasy 133

Part 3 Creative Relationship Re-Contracting

Chapter 7 Relationship Paradigms and Contracts: Creative Intimacy and Permission to Choose 157

Chapter 8 Developing Your Creative Relationship Agreement 177

Chapter 9 Relationship Sabbatical: A Creative Solution for Mending or Ending 211

Afterword 227

Appendix 1 Evolution of a Relationship 229

Appendix 2 Inventory of Feelings 231

Appendix 3 Dialogue Analysis from Chapter Three 235

Appendix 4 Effects of Angle of Entry on Rectal Insertion 243

Appendix 5 Example Relationship Agreement 245

Appendix 6 Example Addendum to the Relationship Agreement 249

Appendix 7 Example Sabbatical Agreement 251

References 255

Index 261

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