Sex For Dummies (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Mar 1, 2011 - Self-Help - 432 pages
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Try new sexual positions

The bestselling guide to a rewarding sex life and a deeper relationship

Looking for the straight facts on sex? In this friendly, authoritative guide, renowned sex therapist Dr. Ruth gives you the latest on everything from oral sex and popular positions to new methods of birth control. She also debunks sex myths and covers new therapies to manage low libido, overcome sexual dysfunction, and enhance pleasure.

Praise for Dr. Ruth and Sex For Dummies

"Her energy level is higher than that of a charged particle."
–People Magazine

"Dr. Ruth writes the way she talks – enthusiastically, nonjudgmentally, and informatively. . . ."
–Booklist

"Her name and the distinctive thrill of her voice have become inextricably linked with the subject of sex."
–New York Times

Discover how to

  • Enjoy the first time
  • Enhance foreplay and afterplay with your partner
  • Avoid STDs and have safer sex
  • Discuss sex with your kids
  • Navigate cybersex
  

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Quite humorous and has some good advice and tips. - Goodreads
It's educational and not just about coitus. - Goodreads
So, not such a good book for porn research. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Jewlia Love - Goodreads

GREAT educational book with practical information, humor, and words of wisdom from Dr. Ruth. She tells it like it is! Read full review

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Contents

Introduction
1
The Part of Tens 347
6
Getting Ready for Sex
9
So You Want to Know More about Sex
11
Tuning the Male Organ
23
Demystifying the Female Parts
39
Menstruation and Menopause
48
Courtship Marriage and Commitment Getting to Yes
57
Keeping Up with Cybersexand Other Hot Stuff
211
Celebrating SameSex Relationships
227
Conquering the Challenges of Mature Sex
239
Thriving Sexually with Illness or Disability
245
Having A Healthy Sex Life
257
What You Can Catch and How to Prevent It
259
Erectile Dysfunction and Other Male Sexual Problems
279
Low Libido and Other Female Sexual Problems
299

Its All about Control Contraception and Sex
71
Growing Up Fast The Challenges of the Teen Years
101
Doing It
115
Foreplay Revving Up Your Engines
117
Intercourse Coming Together for the First Time
131
Changing Positions Variations on a Theme
143
Going for the Big O
163
Afterplay Embracing the Moment
173
Spicing Up Your Sex Life
179
Different Strokes
185
Enjoying Oral Sex
187
Savoring Solo Play and Fantasy
197
Avoiding Sexual Relationship Pitfalls
313
Sex and the Law
321
Teaching Your Children about Sex and Keeping Them Safe
333
Ten Dumb Things People Believe about Sex
349
Ten Tips for Safer Sex
355
Ten Things Women Wish Men Knew about Sex
361
Ten Things Men Wish Women Knew about Sex
367
Ten Tips for Truly Great Lovers
373
Step into My Office
379
Terrific Resource
387
Index
391
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About the author (2011)

Dr. Ruth K. Westheimer is the author of 31 books, and she teaches at Yale University and Princeton University. Pierre A. Lehu has worked with Dr. Ruth for decades as publicist, writer, and friend.

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