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The Other Side of Desire by Daniel Bergner
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Jul 09, 09

Read in July, 2009

This book wasn't what I was expecting at all. Even though the book's subtitle is "Four Journeys..." I still thought it would showcase more people who suffer from/experience fetishes. I feel like the way the author arranged the book made for easy reading but only served to emphasize the unusual-ness of the paraphilia.

It was educational and I did appreciate how it shed these fetishes in a new light or a different angle.

I'm still shocked that the stepfather who did that is still accepted by his boss and current wife. That he isn't a total pariah, admittedly, surprised me.
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