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Discover tips and techniques to enhance your relationship and improve your sex life!
Enjoy the benefits of a rewarding sex life!
"Dr. Ruth is the stealth fighter of sex education"-- San Jose Mercury News
If you're looking for straight talk on sex, look no further. America's favorite sex therapist gives you reliable, up-to-date information on everything from relationships, sexual postions, and Viagra? to birth control, sexually transmitted diseases, and cybersex. Like no one else can, Dr. Ruth explains how you can explore your sexuality and keep the passion and romance alive!
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Does Viagra work for women? What are the side effects from using Uprema? And what the heck is Zonagen? If you thought sex hasn't changed much over the years you have a lot to learn, and Dr. Ruth is the one to tell you all about it!
Dr. Ruth is back with a new edition that tackles the hottest, most current sexual issues. Updated material includes expanded coverage of medical concerns, from prostate cancer and Viagra to birth control and sexually transmitted diseases. In addition, expert advice cuts through the medical jargon and presents the latest and most comprehensive information on AIDS – with new statistics and research to current treatments. New and updated illustrations supplement no-nonsense advice on everything from puberty to procreation, and expanded coverage of cybersex resources offers tips for exploring sex on the Internet to enhance understanding and increase enjoyment while protecting kids from inappropriate web sites. Sex For Dummies, 2nd Edition provides you with the information you need to make smart choices about your sexuality.
About the Author
Dr. Ruth K. Westheimer is America's favorite psycho-sexual therapist. She is the author of 18 books, a well-known lecturer, a radio and TV personality, and an adjunct professor at New York University.
Table of Contents
PART I: BACK TO BASICS.
Chapter 1: Making Babies: A Natural Outcome.
Chapter 2: Tuning the Male Organ.
Chapter 3: Demystifying the Female Parts.
Chapter 4: Teenage Sex: What It's All About.
PART II: MAKING CONNECTIONS.
Chapter 5: Courtship, Marriage, and Commitment: Getting to Yes.
Chapter 6: Know Your Partner: Asking about STDs.
Chapter 7: Think Safe with Sex: Reducing Your Risks.
PART III: DOING IT.
Chapter 8: The First Time.
Chapter 9: Foreplay: Stoking the Fire.
Chapter 10: Variations On a Theme.
Chapter 11: The Big O.
Chapter 12: Afterplay: Embracing the Moment.
Chapter 13: Spicing Up Your Sex Life.
PART IV: DIFFERENT STROKES.
Chapter 14: Sex after 60.
Chapter 15: Sex and Illness or Disability.
Chapter 16: Same Sex Relationships.
Chapter 17: Solo Play and Fantasy.
Chapter 18: Cybersex and Other Variations.
PART V: MAINTAINING HEALTHY SEXUALITY.
Chapter 19: What You Can Catch and How to Prevent It.
Chapter 20: Impotence and Other Male Sexual Problems.
Chapter 21: Low Libido and Other Female Sexual Problems.
Chapter 22: Sex and the Law.
Chapter 23: Keeping Children Safe.
PART VI: PART OF TENS.
Chapter 24: Ten Dumb Thinks People Believe about Sex.
Chapter 25: Ten Tips for Safe Sex.
Chapter 26: Ten Things Women Wish Men Knew About Sex.
Chapter 27: Ten Things Men Wish Men Knew About Sex.
Chapter 28: Ten Tips for Truly Great Lovers.
Appendix A: Step into My Office.
Appendix B: Terrific Resoirces.
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