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Enjoyable sex: it’s not about technique or a perfect body or being hopelessly, passionately in love. It’s about Sexual Intelligence.
In his three decades of working with couples and individuals as a sex therapist and marriage counselor, Dr. Marty Klein has continually seen that although most people say what they want from sex is pleasure and closeness, that’s not what they focus on during sex. Instead, we’re preoccupied with how we look, what our partner is thinking, how we’re performing, and whether we’re “normal.” We do more thinking, worrying, and judging than experiencing. Sex like that can’t thrill us, can’t create intimacy, and can’t, well, feel sexy.
In Sexual Intelligence, Klein shows how to stop observing ourselves during sex, ending our obsession with sexual performance and sexual normality. “I don’t help people ‘function’ better during sex,” he says. “I teach people how to relax and enjoy sex with the body they have, the partner they have, in the situation they have.” Now that’s something we all want: fulfilling, exciting sex at every stage of our lives.
In Sexual Intelligence, Klein challenges our understanding of sex, love, intimacy, romance, and satisfaction. After all, sex isn’t just an activity. Change the way you think about sex, and you can change your sex life—forever.
Dr. Klein moves beyond the mechanics of sex to address the complexities and emotional dynamics of sexuality.
This wise, practical, and engaging book can help you get to the place where you can enjoy the intimate and passionate relationship you have always hoped to have.
Sexual Intelligence is a wonderful book--easy to read, relevant to a wide range of situations, and full of interesting ideas and practical suggestions.
One of the best sex self-help books I've read in a long time. Marty doesn't talk about sexual techniques, but about what we may want from sex - intimacy, communication,... Read morePublished 19 days ago by Bonnie Nilsen
This book was excellent! I created a Sexual Intelligence Test from the contents in this book and then created this blog post about it:... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Miss Match
I picked up a copy of this book after reading a review which suggested that it could help me cope with the effects of aging on a satisfying sex life. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Craig K. Galer
This book actually offers solid sex advice, and not just stupid fluff tips as one often reads in articles rehashed every month in popular magazines. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Lindsey Newhall
The book had some pretty good points, but definitely not amazing. I found that the author rambled on too much and gave too much theoretical information, instead of getting to the... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Alex Tretjakov
This book seems like common sense when reading it, but it completely breaks down all the stress, shame, tensions, etc that tends to follow sex around. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Andrew Moore
Straight forward info helps direct the difficult path one must do to be content with sex. This book has guidance for this uncomfortable path.Published 6 months ago by Mick Jasmin
The book is written in an easy to read manner and contains stories most people can identify with.
Dr Klein sets up a framework based on common psychological themes including... Read more