Sex Matters for Women, Second Edition: A Complete Guide to Taking Care of Your Sexual Self (2nd New edition)

Sex Matters for Women, Second Edition: A Complete Guide to Taking Care of Your Sexual Self (2nd New edition)

By: Dennis P. Sugrue (author), Sally Foley (author), Sally A. Kope (author)Paperback

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Sex is talked about more openly today than ever before, but if you still struggle with sexual myths, self-doubt, and ""embarrassing"" questions, you're in good company. Now in a fully updated second edition, this trusted guide has already helped many thousands of women understand how their bodies work and take charge of their sexuality. The authors are experienced therapists who interweave candid reflections from diverse women with current, science-based information, exercises, and advice. You'll find answers to everything from how to have more satisfying sex to questions about body image, anatomy, hormones, relationships, sexual orientation, sexually transmitted infections, and trauma. Sexuality is a lifelong journey-this book gives you a roadmap for self-discovery and growth. Winner--Society for Sex Therapy and Research (SSTAR) Consumer Book Award

About Author

Sallie Foley, MSW, a faculty member at the University of Michigan School of Social Work, is Director of the University of Michigan Sexual Health Certificate Program and founder and former director of the University of Michigan Health System's Center for Sexual Health. She has a private practice in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She and her husband have three grown children. Her website is www.salliefoley.com. Sally A. Kope, MSW, is in private practice in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and is the former program director of the University of Michigan's Sexual Health Counseling Services. She and her husband are the parents of four and grandparents of six. Dennis P. Sugrue, PhD, is on the faculty of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Michigan Medical School and has a private practice in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. He is the founder and former codirector of the Henry Ford Center for Human Sexuality and past president of the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists. He and his wife have two grown sons.

Contents

IntroductionI. Knowing Your Sexual Story1. Every Story Has a Beginning2. Adult Sexuality: A Lifelong StoryII. Understanding Your Body3. Your Body4. Sexual Response5. Reproduction and BeyondIII. Making Peace with Your Body6. Body Image7. Illness and Disability8. When Sex Causes Pain9. Sexually Transmitted Infections10. TraumaIV. Creating a Better Sexual Relationship11. Male Sexuality12. Relationship Matters in Satisfying Sex V. Developing Sexual Comfort, Confidence, and Satisfaction13. Enhancing Your Sexual Health14. Strengthening Your Sexual Relationship15. Overcoming Sexual Difficulties16. Seeking Help: Sex Therapy Suggested Resources

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781609184698
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 449
  • ID: 9781609184698
  • weight: 740
  • ISBN10: 1609184696
  • edition: 2nd New edition

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