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Passionate Hearts

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In her search for positive, healthy sexual images to help her in her practice, renowned sex therapist and author Wendy Maltz solicited and sought out "poems that inspire and celebrate healthy sexual intimacy; poems in which heart connection was at the core of the sexual experience." In reviewing more than 1,500 submissions, she asked, "Does this poem represent mutual carin ...more
Kindle Edition, 224 pages
Published (first published January 1st 1997)
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Stephanie
Dec 03, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book brought tears to my eyes múltiple times...this anthology focuses on actually making love in a committed long-term relationship. Not to say there are not explicit poems that might make some blush. But this book is about so much more than the physical act...and so far I haven't found one like it. Well done.
Martha
Aug 30, 2008 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
wonderful, delightful, well-earmarked friend of a book. 5 stars
Mintkittytea
I am an open-minded adult woman. I was very troubled by this book, not by it's content, but by it's extremely narrow view of a "healthy sexual relationship". The sex therapist who compiled the anthology, describes a healthy sexual relationship as one that spans a lifetime, between a man and a woman, who are complete equals in all aspects. It involves all the stages of life - courtship, marriage, passion, life, and old age.
As I read through, first her introduction, (which made me feel quite sad),
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passionate indeed. hahahaha
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Wendy Maltz LCSW, DST is an internationally recognized author, speaker, and sex therapist. Her books include The Porn Trap, The Sexual Healing Journey, Private Thoughts, Passionate Hearts, Intimate Kisses, and Incest & Sexuality. Wendy’s highly acclaimed videos are Relearning Touch and Partners in Healing. In 2014 she received the prestigious Carnes Award from the Society for the Advancement o ...more
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