The Good Girl’s Guide to Great Sex: (And You Thought Bad Girls Have All the Fun)
Billions of people have had sex. Far fewer have made love. In the Good Girl’s Guide to Great Sex, author Sheila Wray Gregoire helps women see how sexual intimacy was designed to be physically stupendous but also incredibly intimate.
Whether you’re about to walk down the aisle or you’ve been married for decades, The Good Girl’s Guide to Great Sex will lead you on a wonderful journey of discovery towards the amazing sex life God designed you for.
With humor, research, and lots of anecdotes, author Sheila Wray Gregoire helps women see how our culture’s version of sex, which concentrates on the physical above all else, makes sex shallow. God, on the other hand, intended sex to unite us physically, emotionally, and spiritually. Gregoire walks through these three aspects of sex, showing how to make each amazing, and how to overcome the roadblocks in each area we often encounter.
Drawing on survey results from over 2,000 people, she also includes lots of voices from other Good Girls, giving insight into how other women have learned to truly enjoy sex in marriage.
“Sex at Dawn challenges conventional wisdom about sex in a big way. By examining the prehistoric origins of human sexual behavior the authors are able to expose the fallacies and weaknesses of standard theories proposed by most experts. This is a provocative, entertaining, and pioneering book. I learned a lot from it and recommend it highly.” — Andrew Weil, M.D.
“Sex at Dawn irrefutably shows that what is obvious—that human beings, both male and female, are lustful—is true, and has always been so…. The more dubious its evidentiary basis and lack of connection with current reality, the more ardently the scientific inevitability of monogamy is maintained—even as it falls away around us.” — Stanton Peele, Ph.D.
A controversial, idea-driven book that challenges everything you (think you) know about sex, monogamy, marriage, and family. In the words of Steve Taylor (The Fall, Waking From Sleep), Sex at Dawn is “a wonderfully provocative and well-written book which completely re-evaluates human sexual behavior and gets to the root of many of our social and psychological ills.”
“Alternately playful and realistic, Emberley’s. . . . art reinforces Harris’s message that bodies come in all sizes, shapes, and colors — and that each variation is ‘perfectly normal.'” — Publishers Weekly (starred review)
When young people have questions about sex, real answers can be hard to find. Providing accurate, unbiased answers to nearly every imaginable question, from conception and puberty to birth control and AIDS, It’s Perfectly Normal offers young people the information they need — now more than ever — to make responsible decisions and to stay healthy. Already used as a trusted resource in twenty-five countries around the world (and translated into twenty-one languages), It’s Perfectly Normal marks its tenth anniversary with a thoroughly updated edition that includes information on such topics as birth control, hepatitis, HIV, and adoption, among others. This definitive edition also reflects the recent input of parents, teachers, librarians, clergy, scientists, health professionals, and young readers themselves.
Back matter includes an index and a note to the reader.
Twenty years after her sharp, seminal first book Sex and the City reshaped the landscape of pop culture and dating with its fly on the wall look at the mating rituals of the Manhattan elite, the trailblazing Candace Bushnell delivers a new book on the wilds and lows of sex and dating after fifty.
Set between the Upper East Side of Manhattan and a country enclave known as The Village, Is There Still Sex in the City? follows a cohort of female friends―Sassy, Kitty, Queenie, Tilda Tia, Marilyn, and Candace―as they navigate the ever-modernizing phenomena of midlife dating and relationships. There’s “Cubbing,” in which a sensible older woman suddenly becomes the love interest of a much younger man, the “Mona Lisa” Treatment―a vaginal restorative surgery often recommended to middle aged women, and what it’s really like to go on Tinder dates as a fifty-something divorcee. From the high highs (My New Boyfriend or MNBs) to the low lows (Middle Age Madness, or MAM cycles), Bushnell illustrates with humor and acuity today’s relationship landscape and the types that roam it.
Drawing from her own experience, in Is There Still Sex in the City? Bushnell spins a smart, lively satirical story of love and life from all angles―marriage and children, divorce and bereavement, as well as the very real pressures on women to maintain their youth and have it all. This is an indispensable companion to one of the most revolutionary dating books of the twentieth century from one of our most important social commentators.
“I lost my husband to a sex robot.” You’ll start hearing women saying those ominous words in the next 7 to 10 years. And when it happens, we’ll all ask: How did we get here? With humor and insight, Rise of the Sex Machines lays out how culture and technology are hurling us toward the end of romance, relationships, and love. They’re even changing the nature of sex itself.We have devolved to a culture of “insta-sex,” where you can get your orgasm to go. Just look at Tinder and the “swipe-right/swipe-left” culture in selecting your preferred mates. Like many other aspects in our lives we demand instantly—food, music, books, movies, market information, banking, ride-hailing—we’re beginning to expect our sex to be also fast and easily accessible. And people are deciding relationships are just too damn hard. That involves time in caring, being attentive and being selfless. What matters to many is the narcissistic immediate gratification. So sex robots–what’s not to like? You’ll get your sex quickly and just the way you like it. She won’t get older, fatter or uglier on you. You can always upgrade or just replace her. You can never “cheat” on her, and she can’t cheat on you. And she’ll never accuse you of harassment, rape or assault. From the ever-waning interest in religion, to feminism’s dismissal of men, to the new “masculinity is toxic” movement, to people choosing not to get married or have children, and to the ever-expanding embrace of multiple sexual identities and sexual freedom, author Barak Lurie shows us the factors that are conspiring to push us into the arms of sex robots. And brace for a shocking ending. It’ll be a twist you never saw coming.Sex Robots will be a reality. They’re already here, growing exponentially in numbers. They cannot be stopped. The more important question is: Who will resist?