The Ethical Slut: A Guide to Infinite Sexual Possibilities

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Greenery Press, 1997 - Psychology - 279 pages
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A Guide to Infinite Sexual Possibilities Beyond the often unrealistic ideal of lifetime monogamy lies an uncharted jungle of delightful options - everything from committed multi-partner relationships to friendly sex, casual sex, group sex, and more. In this groundbreaking volume, 'Bottoming Book' and 'Topping Book' authors provide a road map for exploring this sometimes difficult, often rewarding territory. Warm, informative detials about how to get your needs met, manage your jealousy, make agreements that...

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Amazing book with lots of great details and advice. - Goodreads
The writing is kind of clunky. - Goodreads
A good introduction to polyamory. - Goodreads
Very down to earth and easy to read. - Goodreads
Not the greatest writing, but great content. - Goodreads
Honest advice for a non-traditional lifestyle. - Goodreads
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Though I understand and appreciate what the authors were trying to do, I was unimpressed with both the method of delivery and presentation. Their approach barely grazed the surface of the topic, and (I feel) even went so far as to over-simplify an incredibly complex and emotionally-supercharged vein of human interaction, leaving readers with unrealistic expectations for themselves and their partners. 

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The entire time I was reading this book, I felt like the authors were gently hugging me and rocking me, accepting me right where I'm at. Their self-disclosure and frequent check-ins, coupled with the ... Read full review

Contents

CHAPTER 1 WHO IS AN ETHICAL SLUT?
3
CHAPTER 2 VALUES AND ETHICS
19
CHAPTER 3 PARADIGMS OLD AND NEW
25
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Dossie Easton photoDossie Easton, a San Francisco therapist, has been an active sex radical since 1961. While she is a well-known bottom, Dossie also tops, and has taught dozens of classes on S/M techniques, skills and philosophy. She was one of the first members of the Society of Janus in San Francisco, and has been a leader in the emerging area of S/M practice that links S/M and spirituality.

Dossie Easton photoDossie Easton, a San Francisco therapist, has been an active sex radical since 1961. While she is a well-known bottom, Dossie also tops, and has taught dozens of classes on S/M techniques, skills and philosophy. She was one of the first members of the Society of Janus in San Francisco, and has been a leader in the emerging area of S/M practice that links S/M and spirituality.

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