Passionate Marriage

Table of Contents

Section 1: The Basics 1. Nobody’s Ready for Marriage; Marriage Makes You Ready For Marriage 2. Differentiation: Developing a Self-In-Relation 3. Your Sexual Potential: Electric Sex! 4. Intimacy Is Not For The Faint Of Heart 5. Sexual Desire: Who Wants to Want? Section 2: Tools for Connection 6. Hugging ’till Relaxed 7. Love & Foreplay Aren’t Blind, Unless You Insist On It 8. Eyes-Open Orgasm: Making Contact During Sex 9. Where’s Your Head During Sex? Mental Dimensions Of Sexual Experience 10. Fucking, Doing and Being Done: It Isn’t What You Do, It’s The Way That You Do It Section 3: Observations on The Process 11. Two-Choice Dilemmas and Normal Marital Sadism 12. Hold Onto Yourself!: Your Sexual Crucible Survival Guide …

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Programs & Materials

Using wisdom developed through three decades of clinical practice, Passionate Marriage┬« educational programs and materials offer revolutionary ways to approach sex, intimacy, and conflict in love relationships. Passionate Marriage┬« workshops and publications emphasize: New insights: Ground-breaking ways to understand your situation, creating new opportunities to enhance your relationship. Practical application: Activities and applications that help you change things rapidly and effectively. Passionate Marriage┬« programs and materials highlight how common problems with sex and intimacy are really part of an incredible system: We believe marriage is a natural “people-growing process.”┬áSexual boredom, lack of passion, and “communication difficulties” are a few of the things that┬ádrive it. Relationships are shaped by more than unresolved childhood issues, past “wounds,” or family-of-origin problems. Emotionally committed …

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Overview

After 12 years helping couples around the world, Passionate Marriage is being re-released in the United States on April 27, 2009 (W.W. Norton & Co.). New release contains a new forward and key-concepts guide based on reader comments. Passionate Marriage has become a perennial best-seller from of word-of-mouth advertising by its growing loyal readership. We appreciate your continued support. Book Overview In Passionate Marriage, Dr. David Schnarch organizes fourteen chapters into three sections which detail how his new approach to intimacy integrates hot sex with caring love: In Section One, The Basics, Dr. David introduces differentiation and explains why this natural process of growth is the cornerstone of marriage. Five chapters build a new framework of sex, intimacy, sexual potential, …

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Passionate Marriage

Passionate Marriage has become a perennial best-seller from of word-of-mouth advertising┬áby its growing loyal readership. We appreciate your continued support. Published in 1997 by W. W. Norton & Co. (hard cover) Published in 1998 by Owl Books (Henry Holt & Co., paperback) Re-released in 2009 by W. W. Norton & Co. (paperback) After 12 years helping couples around the world, Passionate Marriage is being re-released in the United States on April 27, 2009 (W.W. Norton & Co.) with┬áa new forward and key-concepts guide based on readerÔÇÖs comments. Has sex with your partner become routine and unfulfilling? Up until now, most therapists would recommend a few changes in technique to spice things up. But renowned sex and marital therapist David Schnarch …

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