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Come as you are : the surprising new science that will transform your sex life

by Nagoski, Emily (Author)

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Researchers have spent the last decade trying to develop a "pink pill" for women to function like Viagra does for men. So where is it? Well, for reasons this book makes crystal clear, that pill will never exist -- but as a result of the research that's gone into it, scientists in the last few years... Full description


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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: Yes, you are normal
  • Anatomy: No two alike
  • The dual control model: Your sexual personality
  • Context: And the "one ring" (to rule them all) in your emotional brain
  • Emotional context: Sex in a monkey brain
  • Cultural context: A sex-positive life in a sex-negative world
  • Arousal: Lubrication is not causation
  • Desire: Actually, it's not a drive
  • Orgasm: The fantastic bonus
  • Meta-emotions: The ultimate sex-positive context
  • Conclusion: You are the secret ingredient
  • Appendix A: Therapeutic masturbation
  • Appendix B: Extended orgasm.