Winner, Nautilus Gold Book Award for Relationships and Communication. Can sex survive monogamy? Yes, once you understand how sexual emotions really work. This award-winning, paradigm-shifting guide turns traditional sex therapy inside-out to reveal the hidden rules for great sex. Gentle, compassionate, and filled with compelling stories from Dr. Stephen Snyder's thirty years as a sex therapist working with over 1,500 individuals and couples, Love Worth Making is essential reading for anyone hoping to keep sexual inspiration alive in a committed relationship.
STEPHEN SNYDER, M.D., is a sex and relationship therapist and writer, with a national reputation as one of the most creative thinkers in the sex field today. An Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City, Dr. Snyder is a guest on major media outlets nationwide and writes for Psychology Today and The Huffington Post . He lives with his wife and children in New York City.
Introduction: Your Wife is Not a Lawn Mower PART I: YOUR SEXUAL SELF 1. Rules of the Heart 2. The Sexual Self in Action 3. Be My Baby 4. Selfishly Yours 5. The Art of the Easy Getting Practical: Sexual Arousal for Its Own Sake 6. Two Roads to Orgasm PART II: WOMEN AND MEN 7. The Woman in the Mirror 8. Men at Work 9. The Mysteries of Intercourse Getting Practical: Intercourse, Outercourse, and "Lazy Sex" 10. Why Women Lose Interest in Sex 11. Why Men Go Missing in Bed 12. Standing Your Ground PART III: SEX FOR LIFE 13. Eros and Faith 14. Becoming a Couple 15. Can Sex Survive Monogamy? 16. Mindfulness, Heartfulness, and Prayer Getting Practical: Sex Tune-Ups for Couples 17. Care of the Sexual Soul 18. Childhood's End Appendix: Eleven Classic Sex-Knots, and How to Untie Them Notes Sources