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The Heart and Soul of Sex: Making the ISIS Connection

4.14 of 5 stars 4.14  ·  rating details  ·  29 ratings  ·  7 reviews
Drawing on the results of her unique national sex survey—and on decades of clinical practice as a sex therapist—Gina Ogden offers a revolutionary exploration of women's sexual experience. The best sex, say thousands of women, doesn't just happen in the body. It is multidimensional, connecting body, mind, heart, and soul. In The Heart and Soul of Sex, Ogden coaches readers ...more
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published July 11th 2006 by Trumpeter
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There are many books for women “to get in touch with themselves.” There are more books for women on how to love themselves, and scads of books on relationships. All of them have some merit, but Dr. Gina Ogden brings it home! First, she broadens our definition of “sex” to where it is far more than “grunt-and-go, baby-making.” It becomes a part of our essence as human beings: a longing for intense emotional contact not only with our partner but also for life itself! Next, as a
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This book was compassionate and supportive but better for a very repressed woman which I am not. I am very spiritual but found some of the language rather flaky and hokey so I skimmed through the book.

But this book would be worth a read for as I said a very repressed woman. It's good that it talks about how sex spans different areas of our lives, mental, spiritual, physical etc.

Geta T
O carte practica despre sexualitate.
I must say, I enjoyed reading this book. Maybe it's Ogden's style and grace as a writer. Maybe it was the way she approached subject matter that I was already familiar with. But, reading this book helped me connected to my essence of feeling and being in the feminine even more. And that, cover to the final page, was worth every turn.
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