In this remarkable book, Dr. David Schnarch, world-renowned sex and marital therapist and author of Passionate Marriage, offers a ground-breaking approach to resolving sexual difficulties and the relationship problems they cause. This book shows you how to turn your worst sex and relationship disasters into personal growth and spiritual connection, and help you and your partner have the best sex of your lives.In addition to taking an unflinchingly honest, realistic, and erotic approach to sex, this book reveals the complicated emotional interactions hidden with your most private moments. Resurrecting Sex speaks of compassion, partnership, generosity, and integrity in love relationships, offering hope to millions of people who are struggling with sexual difficulties. This book can help marriages on the brink of divorce, golden-anniversary marriages, newly formed couples, and singles alike.
Real Help for Troubled Couples
How can this book help embittered couples with long-standing sexual difficulties–even couples about to split up, who’ve struggled with sexual problems for year? Resurrecting Sex is unlike other “sex books” because it not only teaches you about sex you never knew, it also reveals the heart of how sexual relationships. Rather than focus on gratuitous suggestions like showering together or lighting candles, Dr. Schnarch reveals how your sexual relationship is a window into you, your partner, and your relationship.
- If you think this leads to a picture of how you and your partner are messed up or incompatible, think again.
- It leads to an amazing picture of how love relationships really work
- You’ll see your sexual difficulties in a whole new way
Couples find this new incredible picture motivates them to try again, and makes them more resilient. Armed with new vision and practical suggestions from Dr. Schnarch’s 30 years of clinical experience, you stand a much better chance of crafting the relationship you’ve always wanted. His approach combines powerful intimacy, eroticism, and personal growth, so you become the person you’ve wanted to be too. Rather than dwelling on sexual techniques, this sensitive book shows how to cure the rejection, hostility ,and emotional alienation that often accompany sexual problems. Its unique method helps couples develop the love, affection, and commitment that prevent divorce and strengthen families.
Four Sections of help
This uplifting, provocative, and heartfelt book is organized into four parts:
- A crash course in sex
- How sexual relationships really work
- Medical options and bionic solutions
- Stories of couples changing their sexual relationships
How sex really works
Couples with sexual problems often break up because they lack two critical things: They don’t know how their sexual organs work or how their sexual relationship work. Sexual relationships have rules all their own. They’re greatly shaped by natural growth processes which permeate love relationships (known as differentiation). Resurrecting Sex gives you a simple practical model of how sexual dysfunctions occur, which also tells you what to do to solve them.
How to change a sexual relationship
It takes more to change a sexual relationship than good ideas, because of both partners’ feelings, resentments and emotional dynamics get involved. Dr. Schnarch shows you the best ways to change your sexual relationship, based on his work with hundreds of clients. It’s not what you’d expect. That’s why couples fly in from around the world to his Intensive Therapy Program in Evergreen Colorado. In Resurrecting Sex you get the details of his methods together with illustrative case examples.
All major sexual dysfunctions
Resurrecting Sex addresses all the major sexual problems facing men and women. For women this includes problems with:
- difficulty reaching orgasms,
- low desire,
- painful intercourse
For men, coverage includes problems with:
- getting erections
- maintaining erections
- reaching orgasm too quickly
- being unable to reach orgasm
Many books cover sex-performance-enhancing drugs like Viagra. But Resurrecting Sex also discusses positive and negative impacts on your whole relationship, and best ways to integrate them into your love-making.
Covers medical problems
If you have medically-based sexual problems, Resurrecting Sex teaches you the hardest and most important things to learn. It not only covers medical aspects of sexual problems (e.g., impacts of illnesses and medications), it covers how to handle these problems in your relationship. Countless couples struggle with medically-related sexual difficulties due to diseases, injuries, radiation, and chemotherapy. Sexual side-effects from common anti-depressants and anti-anxiety take their toll. These kinds of problems plague millions of couples, and this book tells you how best to deal with them. If you’ve had problems for a while and your relationship has suffered, Resurrecting Sex shows you how to repair the damage and turn things around.
Generous of spirit, enlightened, and insightful, Resurrecting Sex makes the world a better place to fall in love.