[New] The Joy of Sex: A Gourmet Guide to Lovemaking AUTHOR Alex Comfort

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This is the second book about sex that I have read the first being She Comes First Overall it wasn t a bad book and it was a uick read but the format was sort a bad book and it was a uick read but the format was sort confusing and odd to me There were four sections Ingredients Appetizers Main Courses and Sauce Pickles and ach section had multiple xcerpts about different topics Basically there d be a paragraph or two on an idea or topic and then it would move on to another one It didn t flow very well and didn t seem very comprehensive or fluid I would have liked it to be less segmentedIn summary this book might serve better as a reference book then a self help book It reads like an indexed ncyclopedia than a novel or book 3 stars Read sometime in high school Mostly at other people s houses while babysitting That s the best I remember I finally got around to reading this book which has been a strange oversight on my part due to my interest and love for the subject I really njoyed this book and I must caution that my rating is based on my njoyment of it rather than the value of the content I think some modern readers may find the book a bit too fuddy duddy too heteronormative too monogamous too vanilla too romantic too uaint and sentimental and perhaps Trading Places: The Netherlandish Merchants in Early Modern Venice even a bit too love oriented all things that I love because I am a 68 year old heteronormative monogamous vanilla romantic old fuddy duddy who is too uaint and too sentimental and very much in love with the woman that I make love to my wife of 40 years This is not a beginner s guide it is billed as gourmet love making As such the book assumes the reader or preferably readers arexperienced with sex and are in a committed loving relationship we take some things for granted having intercourse naked and spending time over it being able and willing to make it last up to a whole afternoon on occasion having privacy not being scared of things like genital kisses not being obsessed with one sexual trick to the En plein coeur exclusion of all others and of course lovingach other As the title implies this book is about love as well as sex you don t get high uality sex on any other basis The Bookshop on the Shore either you loveach other before you come to want it or if you happen to get it you love Dance Real Slow each other because of it or both Comfort Alex The Joy of Sex The Ultimate Revised Edition Kindle Locations 244 249 PotterTenSpeedHarmony Kindle Edition For those who may be concerned with love or the feelings as they seem to be called these days the book does not dwellxcessively on love but it is mentioned in first and last chapters and a three page chapter titled Love One thing I was pleased with was that the parallels to a cook book were rather minimal It didn t get overly cute with cook book analogies The other thing that should be noted is that this The Art of Memoir edition was revised in 2008 by Susan uilliam As such it has been updated so the book recognizes that the Internetxists and has ha. Now celebrating its 40th anniversary The joy of Sex is a celebration of lovemaking – and the original.

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Ition Kindle Locations 335 338 PotterTenSpeedHarmony Kindle Edition Of course I have seen this concept before perhaps not stated as succinctly but I have never seen it labeled tenderness But I also found the section in want It sort of teased me with the concept of tenderness but didn t satisfy me There is this feeling I get for my wife often during or after love making but other times too where I feel this tingling in the center of my chest It is a craving for union a desire to The Day Christ Was Born: The True Account of the First 24 Hours of Jesus's Life engulf her and bengulfed by her xtreme affection #FOR HER IT IS AN OVERWHELMING #her It is an overwhelming of my heart to become one with her Tenderness seems like a good word this feeling Another concept I liked in this book was that sex is a form of play It is only recently as thology has replaced psychoanalytic theory that counselors have come to realize that sex besides being a serious interpersonal matter is a deeply rewarding form of play One of the most important uses of play is in xpressing a healthy awareness of sexual uality This involves letting both sexes take turns in controlling the game sex is no longer what men do to women and women are supposed to PostgreSQL Server Programming - Second Edition enjoy Sexual interaction is sometimes a loving fusion sometimes a situation whereach is a sex object maturity in sexual relationships involves balancing rather than denying the personal and impersonal aspects of arousal Both are ssential and built in to humans For anyone personal and impersonal aspects of arousal Both are ssential and built in to humans For anyone is short on The Taste of Night (Signs of the Zodiac, either of theselements play is the way to learn men learn to stop domineering and trying to perform women discover that they can take control in the give and take of the game rather than by nay saying If they achieve this Man and Woman are one another s best friends in the very sparks they strike from one anotherComfort Alex The Joy of Sex The Ultimate Revised Edition Kindle Locations 136 145 PotterTenSpeedHarmony Kindle Edition More than anything lse though what I liked about this book and specially having it in a Kindle version is that it inspired a lot of fond memories for things that my wife and I have tried and sometimes failed at during our love life of the past 42 years I highlighted many passages and wrote many steamy and loving recollections and of some of the awkward foibles in the form of Kindle notes that are now mbedded in my copy of the book I could have never done that with a paper copy All in all I had a wonderful time reading and writing notes in this book In some ways I have personalized the book in such a way that it is now almost a private journal I really regret that I had never read it sooner I read this too young and I particularly remember a part that talked about not wearing spiked boots during sex because while it may be a visual turn on it can cause some unintended physical pain in the long run I felt it was a good point and made a note to my prepubescent self to not have sex while wearing spiky boot. E since 1972 This special anniversary taster gives you a flavour of the latest dition of The Joy of Se. .
The Joy of Sex: A Gourmet Guide to LovemakingD some of the recent research applied to the techniues but the book is not going to give you tips on how to use Tindr or other dating sites nor is it going to The Road From Home: The Story Of An Armenian Girl explain the latest trends in the statistics on sexual demographics One is not overwhelmed in modernity Other than a few technological and cultural mentions this book would still fly back in 1972 There are no plumbing diagrams or descriptions on how the plumbing works You are supposed to know all that and basically havexperience with sex The original drawings of the hirsute 70 s couple based on a real couple have been replaced some 70 s couple based on a real couple have been replaced some not I would say to its detriment with tasteful color and sepia photos of an average attractive young couple in various states of undress and Exile and Pilgrim embrace Thexplicit illustrations are water color paintings of what appears to be the same couple All the illustrations are in good taste and get across the point without wallowing in it The couple seems to demonstrate intimacy tenderness and indeed joy instead of lust The ideas presented in this book are for the most part just that idea suggestions giving a framework for an activity rather than a detailed set of instructions put this here for three counts and stroke that for seven seconds type of thing The reader uses their own imagination to build an activity on the framework Entries are relatively short some only a page long Cautions are provided where appropriate but for the most part the book relies on the couple having xperience and common sense The book is not hierarchical You don t have to read chapter one before you read chapter two Actually the chapters are not numbered and they are really not chapters but rather I suppose the sexual uivalent to recipes To me they were like articles or Hannah Montana: The Movie encyclopediantriesalthough not to imply they are boring Again the book relies on the reader s xperience For the most part you can read any section you wish in any order and have no difficulty understanding the concept There are some articles that some readers may find kinky or well beyond things that they want To Try No Big Deal try No big deal don t read those sections It won t affect the rest of the book Where appropriate the book Kindle dition has hot links contained in the text that will take one to other articles of similar interest The book has a hot linked index and a section listing resources The book had a section on tenderness I have never seen that in a sexual book before I found the section intriguing Tenderness is shown fully in the way you touch ach other What it implies at root is a constant awareness of what your partner is feeling plus the knowledge of how to heighten that feeling gently toughly slowly or fast and this can only come from an inner state of mind between the two of you No really tender person can simply turn over and go to sleep afterwardsComfort Alex The Joy of Sex The Ultimate Revised Ed. Illustrated sex manual It’s still the best having helped millions of people to njoy a great sex lif. ,