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Sexual Intelligence: What We Really Want from Sex--and How to Get It (Hardcover)
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Enjoyable sex: its not about technique or a perfect body or being hopelessly, passionately in love. Its 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, thats not what they focus on during sex. Instead, were preoccupied with how we look, what our partner is thinking, how were performing, and whether were normal. We do more thinking, worrying, and judging than experiencing. Sex like that cant thrill us, cant create intimacy, and cant, 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 dont 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 thats 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 isnt just an activity. Change the way you think about sex, and you can change your sex lifeforever.
About the Author
Marty Klein, Ph.D. has been a licensed marriage and family therapist and certified sex therapist for more than thirty years. A former contributing editor to The New Physician, American Baby, and Modern Bride, he has written for Mademoiselle, Mens Journal, Parents, and Playboy, as well as PsychologyToday.com and AlterNet.org. A sought-after lecturer and courtroom expert, Klein has been quoted in Newsweek, The New Yorker, and the New York Times. He has appeared on TV shows including 20/20, Nightline, and Penn & Teller. Klein lives in Palo Alto, California.
Praise for Sexual Intelligence: What We Really Want from Sex--and How to Get It…
“Marty Klein is the Steve Jobs of sex advice. With beguiling ease, he takes complex issues and distills them down to their essence. Sexual Intelligence is a work of enormous wisdom and expansiveness, and will inspire readers, regardless of age, to realize their full sexual potential.”