Like many readers, I picked this book up after the movie "The Sessions" (which was based on the author's life) came out in theaters. The author, CheryLike many readers, I picked this book up after the movie "The Sessions" (which was based on the author's life) came out in theaters. The author, Cheryl T Cohen Greene, who has established herself as a successful sex-surrogate, has an easy way of relaying her story which makes this book pleasant to read. You can tell that she is at ease with herself, and has the gift of storytelling mastered as a form of communication, most likely due to her many years work as a sex-surrogate.
I didn't know what to expect when I started reading this book, but I'm glad I picked it up.
Throughout the book, she makes it very clear that her goal is to bring "light" or understanding to her profession, and really educate people about what it is she does, and why it's so important. The openness and ease in which she talks about sex and her life, are disarming. She talks about her work without any sensationalism-- which I really appreciated, and brings a new meaning to the often overused term "sex-positive".
Throughout the book she emphasizes that she believes we should embrace our sexuality and be comfortable with ourselves, rather than treat sexuality as a taboo topic or sin. She accomplishes this without sounding scandalous, preachy, or overbearing. This is a fascinating memoir presented in a clear, educated, and positive manner by a strong woman who has devoted her life's work to this cause....more