Synopses & Reviews
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.
"This is the book you want to read if you're looking for a voice that is balanced, sensitive and sensible when tackling the thorny question of sexual boundaries in love relationships. Opening Up is sure to open up your mind." ---Esther Perel, author of Mating in Captivity
Relationship expert and bestselling author Tristan Taormino explores the real-life benefits and challenges of all styles of open relationships and offers solutions for making these relationships work.
About the Author
Tristan Taormino is an award-winning author, columnist, editor, and educator. She is the author of four books and editor of eighteen anthologies, and her popular Village Voice column "Pucker Up" is nationally syndicated. Tristan has been featured in over 250 publications, including the New York Times, Redbook, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Entertainment Weekly, New York Magazine, and Men's Health. She has appeared on HBO, CNN, MTV, and the Discovery Channel, and lectures at top colleges and universities and teaches workshops around the world. Jo Anna Perrin is an accomplished actor, having appeared in film and television, as well as on stage in New York, Los Angeles, and regionally. Her audiobook work includes university and cultural releases in the United States and Europe, including for London and Yale Universities, the Art Institute of Chicago, the University of Chicago, and the University of North Carolina. In addition to her work in audiobooks, Jo Anna has done commercial and film voice-overs. Independent of her acting, she is a published author and a professional photographer.