Passionate Marriage: keeping love and intimacy alive in committed relationships

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Scribe Publications, Jan 3, 2013 - Family & Relationships - 448 pages
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The greatest sexual pleasure and emotional fulfilment in a person’s lifetime is possible in the middle and later years, when he or she has developed a mature sense of self and found genuine intimacy with another person. That’s the exciting message of this daring and pioneering work, which challenges couples to work together on the sexual and emotional blocks that hold them back from total satisfaction with each other.

As you open the pages of this book, you’ll meet couples who share the same predicaments and obstacles as you and your partner. With humour, compassion, and unusual candour, Dr Schnarch and the couples address the intimate secrets of their marriage, revealing ideas and techniques that are directly applicable to your own relationship.

With a new preface by the author for this updated edition, Passionate Marriage is a respectful, erotic, uplifting, and spiritual guide dedicated to making love and intimacy a reality for every couple. It’s a book to read and reread often for inspiration and enlightenment.

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User Review  - mermind - LibraryThing

This book summarizes many concepts that are helpful to understanding marriage and intimacy. The case studies are interesting and varied. After awhile however, I began to feel that his couples therapy ... Read full review

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User Review  - anderlawlor - LibraryThing

After reading some of this book I began evaluating various love songs and romantic comedies as "differentiated" or "undifferentiated." Guess which one's better? If you don't know, I guess you have to read the book! Read full review

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About the author (2013)

Dr David Schnarch is a licensed clinical psychologist and certified sex therapist, and the author of numerous books and articles on intimacy, sexuality, and relationships. He is the director of the Crucible Institute, and his work has attracted clients and students from across the globe. Passionate Marriage is a perennial bestseller, offering the general public his revolutionary approach in a pragmatic and easy-to-understand form. Dr Schnarch lives and works with his wife, Dr Ruth Morehouse, in Colorado.

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