Open to Desire
Score: 3.5
From 2 Ratings

Open to Desire


  • Author : Mark Epstein
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Religion
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  • ISBN 10 : 1592401856


Open to Desire Book Description :

A Buddhist psychoanalyst and bestselling author of three books on uniting Western psychology and Eastern spirituality shares his insights on his most commercial subject matter yet--what can be learned from the paradox of desires....

Rekindling Desire

Rekindling Desire


  • Author : Barry McCarthy
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-12-17
  • Genre: Psychology
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781135919290


Rekindling Desire Book Description :

For over a decade Rekindling Desire has helped to restore and restructure sexuality in thousands of lives. This expanded edition continues the exploration of inhibited sexual desire and no-sex relationships by respected therapist Barry McCarthy, who brings decades of knowledge and the expertise that comes from having treated almost 3,000 couples for sexual problems. Contained within are suggested strategies and exercises that help develop communication and sexual skills, as well as interesting case studies that open the doors to couples’ sexual frustrations. The shame, embarrassment, and hesitancy that individuals feel with themselves, and the resentment and blame they can feel towards their sexual partners, are explored and put into context. Wheth...

What the Buddha Taught
Score: 4
From 7 Ratings

What the Buddha Taught


  • Author : Walpola Rahula
  • Publisher : Open Road + Grove/Atlantic
  • Release Date : 2007-12-01
  • Genre: Religion
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  • ISBN 10 : 9780802198105


What the Buddha Taught Book Description :

This indispensable volume is a lucid and faithful account of the Buddha’s teachings. “For years,” says the Journal of the Buddhist Society, “the newcomer to Buddhism has lacked a simple and reliable introduction to the complexities of the subject. Dr. Rahula’s What the Buddha Taught fills the need as only could be done by one having a firm grasp of the vast material to be sifted. It is a model of what a book should be that is addressed first of all to ‘the educated and intelligent reader.’ Authoritative and clear, logical and sober, this study is as comprehensive as it is masterly.” This edition contains a selection of illustrative texts from the Suttas and the Dhammapada (specially translated by the author), sixteen illustrations, an...

Open Her

Open Her


  • Author : Karen Brody
  • Publisher : Open Her
  • Release Date : 2014-02-24
  • Genre: Man-woman relationships
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0615972322


Open Her Book Description :

Open Her teaches a man how to embody 7 Masculine Archetypes to engage his woman in a deeper, more passionate dance of love. Each archetype brings a power and a gift, a secret key to his woman's love and desire. Open Her will inspire a man to love his masculinity and to know the power it holds to open a woman to ever deepening states of pleasure and love....

Echoes of Desire

Echoes of Desire


  • Author : Heather Dubrow
  • Publisher : Cornell University Press
  • Release Date : 2018-03-15
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781501722844


Echoes of Desire Book Description :

Echoes of Desire variously invokes and interrogates a number of historicist and feminist premises about Tudor and Stuart literature by examining the connections between the anti-Petrarchan tradition and mainstream Petrarchan poetry. It also addresses some of the broader implications of contemporary critical methodologies. Heather Dubrow offers an alternative to the two predominant models used in previous treatments of Petrarchism: the all-powerful poet and silenced mistress on the one hand and the poet as subservient patron on the other....

Civic Spaces and Desire

Civic Spaces and Desire


  • Author : Charles Drozynski
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-07-25
  • Genre: Architecture
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781351184113


Civic Spaces and Desire Book Description :

Civic Spaces and Desire presents an original and critical appraisal of civic spaces for a novel theoretical intersection of architecture and human geography. The authors address civic spaces that embody a strong moral code, such as a remembrance park or a casino, in various places in the United Kingdom, Europe, North America, Australia and Asia. The consecutive chapters of the book present these chosen spaces as the interconnection between the everyday and the ideological. By doing so the book reimagines the socio-political effects of the countercultural assemblages and ontologies of difference that these spaces produce, represent and foster, as presented through outcasts and nomads of various kinds and forms. The book reflects on different interpret...

The Game of Desire
Score: 2
From 1 Ratings

The Game of Desire


  • Author : Shannon Boodram
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2019-07-23
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062886019


The Game of Desire Book Description :

Women: gain control and confidence in your love lives and find the relationship you want with this modern, life-changing guide from the certified sex educator, intimacy expert, and YouTube personality. For younger generations, dating is a complicated mystery. Apps like Tinder and Bumble are supposed to foster connection, but instead serve as a reminder of how painfully single we are. Certified sexologist and intimacy coach Shan Boodram—the most sought-after sex educator on the internet—is about to change all that. In this essential how-to guide, she addresses the realities of life today—when the rules of love and attraction are fluid—and teaches a group of young women how to become master daters in just sixty days. It starts with you. Shan ma...

Vagaries of Desire  A Collection of Philosophical Essays

Vagaries of Desire A Collection of Philosophical Essays


  • Author : Timo Airaksinen
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release Date : 2019-08-26
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9789004410305


Vagaries of Desire A Collection of Philosophical Essays Book Description :

In Vagaries of Desire, Timo Airaksinen develops a new philosophical account of desire understood as mental state that focuses on a desirable possible world. Literary and philosophical themes, including sexuality, are discussed in terms of their metaphoric and metonymic features....

Reclaiming Desire

Reclaiming Desire


  • Author : Andrew Goldstein
  • Publisher : Rodale Books
  • Release Date : 2009-06-09
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781605294933


Reclaiming Desire Book Description :

- I'm so busy and tired, how can I find time for sex? - How can I go from mommy one minute to passionate lover the next? - What medicines or natural herbs can I take to improve my libido? At some point in their lives, most women experience a decline in their sexual desire. Yet despite the vast number of books devoted to sex, surprisingly few focus on the problem of low libido. Fewer still offer any practical advice to the woman who has lost her sex drive and longs to find it again. Reclaiming Desire presents the holistic approach that gynecologist Andrew Goldstein and clinical psychologist Marianne Brandon--co-founders of the Sexual Wellness Center in Annapolis, Maryland--use to successfully treat women with low libido. Capitalizing on their combined...

Sexual Politics of Desire and Belonging

Sexual Politics of Desire and Belonging


  • Author : Nick Rumens
  • Publisher : Rodopi
  • Release Date : 2007-01
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9789042022393


Sexual Politics of Desire and Belonging Book Description :

Designed for students, academics and the general reader alike, Sexual Politics of Desire and Belonging provides theoretical and empirical insights into the linkages between sexualities and forms of desire, and ways of belonging and relating to others in specific contexts and moments in time. Opening with a substantial introduction by one of the editors, this collection of thirteen essays is organised into three parts, each section making important contributions to contemporary debates regarding the sexual politics of citizenship, marriage, friendship, pornography, intimacies, eroticism and desire. As such, the essays introduce fresh perspectives for thinking about how individuals construct senses of belonging and modes of relating to others in their ...