Getting Close: A Lover's Guide to Embracing Fantasy and Heightening Sexual Connection

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HarperCollins, 1998 - Self-Help - 220 pages
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What is the ultimate goal of lovemaking?

A deep feeling of closeness and a heightened sense of sexual connection.

Barbara Keesling, Ph.D., has worked as a sex therapist for over fifteen years. The request she hears from female clients "every day" is "I want to feel more." Women want to feel more passionte, more playful, more sexy--and most impoortant, they want to feel more connected with the partner. Dr. Keesling tells these clients that the secret toi connecting with their partner is to first get in touch with their own sensuality--their sexual core.

In "Getting Close," Dr. Keesling shows women how to develope "ESP"--Extra-Senual Perception--so that they may locate their sexual core and unleash their erotic potential. Through practical exercieese that enhance the senses of taste, smell, and touch, and encourage the skillful use of fantasy, Dr. Keesling teaches women that to stimulate the senses is to rekindle desire, and to prolong desire is to build passion.

Once a woman finds her erotic essence there is no limit to the possiblites for romance that will follow. To that end, Dr. Keesling has included wonderful exercises for couples--extraordinary, senusal, imagtive, erotic, and downright romancti exercises that can be savored as they serve as a stepping stone to allow

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About the author (1998)

Barbara Keesling, Ph.D., has taught human sexuality and psychopathology at several southern California universities.

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