Mating in Captivity

Reconciling the Erotic and the Domestic

Recommended by Dan Engle, and 1 others. See all reviews

Ranked #2 in Human Sexuality, Ranked #3 in Sexualitysee more rankings.

Esther Perel takes on tough questions, grappling with the obstacles and anxieties that arise when our quest for secure love conflicts with our pursuit of passion. She invites us to explore the paradoxical union of domesticity and sexual desire, and explains what it takes to bring lust home.

In her 20 years of clinical experience, Perel has treated hundreds of couples whose home lives are empty of passion. They describe relationships that are open and loving, yet sexually dull. What is going on?

In this explosively original book, Perel explains that our cultural penchant...

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Dan Engle Such a good book about just deconstructing the whole idea of success in relationships. (Source)

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