Come Together

Come Together

The Science (and Art) of Creating Lasting Sexual Connections

Summary

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Reassuring, wise, compassionate and funny’ - THE TIMES

What does it really take to create lasting sexual connections in long-term relationships?

Most couples struggle at some point to maintain their sexual connection. But a lot of the advice we are given on sex is either not very good or steeped in cultural assumptions and expectations that can end up hurting us.

In Come Together, leading sexual wellness educator, Dr Emily Nagoski, takes on one of the most misunderstood subjects of all time - sex in long-term relationships - and shows us that most of what we've been taught about enjoying sex is wrong.

Featuring inclusive stories and examples from a wide range of couples and individuals, you'll find out what great sex really looks like and the best way to overcome obstacles - including relationship conflicts, gendered beliefs about how sex 'should be' and body image worries.

With insight, humour and empathy, Come Together will radically transform the way you approach sex and desire, and empower you to create long-term, fulfilling sexual connections.

Reviews

  • Every couple I see in therapy comes in with cultural myths and misperceptions about sex that get in the way of the connection they desire. Emily Nagoski gifts us with an illuminating, relatable, and often funny book that completely reframes how we think about sex in long-term relationships. Come Together is a game-changer and should be required reading for every couple who wants to reimagine what great sex can look like.
    Lori Gottlieb, New York Times bestselling author of Maybe You Should Talk to Someone and co-host of the Dear Therapists podcast

About the author

Emily Nagoski

Emily Nagoski is the New York Times bestselling and award-winning author of Come as You Are and co-author, with her sister Amelia, of Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle. She has an MS in counselling and a PhD in Health Behaviour, both from Indiana University, with clinical and research training at the Kinsey Institute Sexual Health Clinic. She has been a sex educator for over twenty years, teaching women to live with confidence and joy inside their bodies. She lives in Massachusetts with two dogs, a cat and a cartoonist.
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