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Opening Up: A Guide To Creating and Sustaining Open Relationships

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ISBN13: 9781573442954
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Relationship expert and bestselling author Tristan Taormino offers a bold new strategy for creating loving, lasting relationships. Drawing on in-depth interviews with over a hundred women and men, Opening Up explores the real-life benefits and challenges of all styles of open relationships — from partnered non-monogamy to solo polyamory. With her refreshingly down-to-earth style and sharp wit, Taormino offers solutions for making an open relationship work, including tips on dealing with jealousy, negotiating boundaries, finding community, parenting and time management. Opening Up will change the way you think about intimacy.

About the Author

Tristan Taormino is an award-winning author, columnist, editor, and sex educator. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa with her Bachelor's degree in American Studies from Wesleyan University in 1993. She is the author of rue Lust: Adventures in Sex, Porn and Perversion, Down and Dirty Sex Secrets, The Ultimate Guide to Anal Sex for Women and editor of the Lambda Literary Award-winning anthology series Best Lesbian Erotica. Her popular Village Voice column "Pucker Up" is nationally syndicated. She runs her own adult film production company, Smart Ass Productions, and is currently an exclusive director for Vivid Entertainment. For Vivid, she directs a reality series called Chemistry, winner of several awards, including the 2007 AVN Award for Best Gonzo Release. She also helms Vivid's sex education imprint, Vivid-Ed, for which she has written, produced and directed several titles. Tristan has been featured in over 250 publications including The New York Times, Redbook, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Entertainment Weekly, Details, New York Magazine, Men's Health, and Playboy. She has appeared on HBO's Real Sex, The Howard Stern Show, Loveline, Ricki Lake, and on CNN, MTV, and The Discovery Channel. She lectures at top colleges and universities, where she speaks on gay and lesbian issues, sexuality and gender, alternative relationships, and feminism. She teaches sex and relationship workshops around the world.

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wellofnourishment, January 8, 2013 (view all comments by wellofnourishment)
This book trumps the old stand-by for poly relationships, 'The Ethical Slut'. It has been so very helpful for me to read the chapters on jealousy and compersion to quell any negative emotions that come up in relationships. The break-down of jealousy into different concepts like insecurity, the need to be included, and fear of abandonment, along with ways to work with these negative emotions, has been life changing.

I think that if everyone read this book, even if they are not in an open relationship, we would be a much happier and free society.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781573442954
Author:
Taormino, Tristan
Publisher:
Cleis Press
Subject:
Sexual Instruction
Subject:
SEL034000
Subject:
Non-monogamous relationships
Subject:
SELF-HELP / Sexual Instruction
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20080631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
346
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 in 15.5 oz

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