Private Thoughts by Wendy Maltz
Exploring the Power of Women's Sexual Fantasies

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In this groundbreaking and provocative book, originally published as In the Garden of Desire, renowned sex therapist Wendy Maltz and journalist Suzie Boss guide you through the fascinating world of women’s sexual fantasies, showing how they often hold the key to increased sexual pleasure. Private Thoughts describes the most common fantasy roles for women, illuminates fantasy’s diverse functions, explores where fantasies come from, explains how to change unwanted or troublesome fantasies, and offers readers straightforward advice for talking about fantasies with a lover. The authors draw on insights gained from years of clinical experience, professional research, and intimate interviews with women of all ages and lifestyles who revealed deliciously original, sensuous, and erotic stories. Entertaining as well as informative, Private Thoughts takes readers on a unique journey of passion, pleasure, and self-discovery.

About Wendy Maltz

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Wendy Maltz, M.S.W., is an internationally recognized psychotherapist and expert on sexuality with more than twenty years of clinical experience addressing sexual and relationship concerns. A frequent lecturer, she is the author of The Sexual Healing Journey (hailed by Harriet Lerner as ‘‘remarkable . . . rare, useful, and encouraging’’) and the editor of Passionate Hearts: The Poetry of Sexual Love and Intimate Kisses: The Poetry of Sexual Pleasure. Her work has been featured in New Woman, Cosmopolitan, and many other publications. She is codirector, with her husband, Larry, of Maltz Counseling Associates in Eugene, Oregon. Her website is Suzie Boss, a journalist and editor, has written for the New York Times, Newsweek, and Travel & Leisure. She lives in Portland, Oregon.
Published October 16, 2012 by New World Library. 307 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Self Help, Romance, Erotica, Literature & Fiction, Parenting & Relationships, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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