Everything You Know about Love and Sex is Wrong: Twenty-five Relationship Myths Redefined to Achieve Happiness and Fulfillment in Your Intimate Life

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Putnam, Oct 1, 2000 - Family & Relationships - 277 pages
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Pepper Schwartz offers a refreshing, unique take on the old and established assumptions that people hold when it comes to sex and love. Twenty-five relationship myths are examined for the reasons they have been widely held and believed for so long, reevaluated with a frank and keen eye for why they should be dismissed, and replaced with modern, reality-based ideas. The author draws on her years of professional and personal experience, bolstered by illuminating case studies. Dr. Schwartz demystifies such notions as "Women are not into sex toys", "All committed couples should pool their money", and "You can't be in love with two people at once" in order to show that it is possible to let go of the myths that undermine our relationships.

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4. I found this book a refreshing look at the values that we (society) have placed in relationships. Covering everything from monogamy to co-habiting and divorce, this book faces the challenges of ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
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You cant be in love with two people at the same time
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Pick only someone you are madly in love with
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About the author (2000)

Pepper Schwartz , Ph.D., is a professor of sociology at the University of Washington and author or coauthor of a number of books, including Finding Your Perfect Match and The Great Sex Weekend. The past president of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality and the Pacific Sociological Society, she is the winner of the American Sociological Association's prize for Public Understanding of Sociology.

Dr. Schwartz has appeared on numerous television and radio shows including multiple appearances on Today, Oprah, and Dr. Phil. A former columnist for Glamour and American Baby, she is currently the relationship expert for PerfectMatch.com, for which she created the DuetŪ Total Compatibility System. She also writes a column for Seattle Metropolitan Monthly.

 

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