For the 20 million women who suffer from painful intercourse: the first book to address the multiple causes and the available treatments. Painful sex is a condition that causes embarrassment and silence—often going undiscussed or misdiagnosed; as many as 40 percent of women who suffer from it won’t seek medical care. And most medical professionals are still in the dark when it comes to women’s sexual pain. Now, three leading experts tackle the stereotypes, myths, and realities of sexual pain in this easy-to-understand, accessible guide that will help you get the help you need and deserve. Drs. Goldstein, Pukall, and Goldstein offer answers to your most pressing questions, as well as: Up-to-date information on the more than 20 causes of sexual pain How to choose the right doctor—and how to interpret your doctor’s lingo Valuable tips for understanding sexual pain, and what can be done about it How to rebuild sexual intimacy once the pain is gone Featuring groundbreaking research and stories from women who’ve also suffered—and recovered—When Sex Hurts provides all of the tools you need to stop hurting and start healing.
Many young couples, both married and unmarried, dream of a perfect marriage in which everything goes smooth, loving, stress-free, and hitch-free, but they fail to prepare for the worst while hoping for the best. The reality is that there is no perfect marriage at all, but if two people from different beliefs, backgrounds, and ways of life can live together and accommodate each other's differences to have a good and healthy marriage, the goal is achieved. When Love Hurts and Wins is a book that creates awareness for young men and women while dating, on issues that need to be addressed before getting married. It will also help married couples to understand better and deal with day-to-day unavoidable challenges they may encounter in their marriages.
How to Regain Intimacy and Reconnect with Your Partner When You're Depressed
Author: Shannon Kolakowski
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
When you are feeling depressed, having a loving, supportive relationship with your partner can help you in your path towards healing and creating a happier life. But often depression interferes with your relationship, distancing you from your partner during your time of need. If you are in the midst of depression, you may worry that you aren’t good enough for your partner, or become irritable around them. You may even push them away when you feel like your emotions are beyond your control. In addition, your sense of intimacy may diminish, and your sex life may fizzle as a result of fatigue, medications and feeling disconnected from your partner. The hard truth is that feelings of isolation, worthlessness, and tiredness can all take a hefty toll on your love life. But you don’t have to let depression be the demise of your relationship. Using an integrative approach based in mindfulness, interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), When Depression Hurts Your Relationship offers practical skills to help readers with depression reignite intimacy with their partners. If you suffer from depression, this book is a must-read to help keep your romantic relationship healthy, exciting, and rewarding for you both.
Real talk about the ups and downs of relationships and becoming a better you. Ever feel like when it comes to love, nothing is simple? Many times, before you can reach the end of that beautiful, multicolor, shimmering rainbow, you first have to endure the treacherous, stormy current. It's hard to envision a clear view with sunny skies and a smooth-flowing breeze in the midst of it all. This book is real talk about love, relationships, and becoming a better you. With personal poetic entries inserted throughout the book, Amber Shanel gives readers perspective and understanding of the flow of emotions expressed When It Hurts So Bad but It Feels So Good. There is revelation on topics that we all love to discuss, such as trust, real love, and when to let go. Women and men will be amazed at how they relate to some of the eye-opening topics described in this book. You will definitely ask yourself, -How did it come to this?- The reality is that no one is perfect, and sometimes in the game of love, relationships are truly tested. Ultimately, you will find that after the great journey of self-discovery through life's ups and downs, you live and you learn ...
Denese is looking for love in all the wrong places, but eventually finds it in a strangers arms after meeting him in the park. Swept off her feet by his charming and seductive ways, Denese had never felt so loved, until he almost loved her to death. Fighting to get away from Alex, Denese finds herself in the arms of another man.
From the humblest of beginnings a millennia ago, Lothaire the Enemy of Old rose to power, becoming the most feared and evil vampire in the immortal world. Driven by his past, he will not rest until he captures the vampire Horde's crown for himself. The discovery of his Bride, the female meant only for him, threatens to derail his plot. She is a mere mortal, a glaring vulnerability for a male with so many deadly foes bent on annihilating anything he desires. Yet soon he discovers his Bride's secret. A magnificent power dwells inside the fragile human, one that will aid his quest. But to possess that power, he will have to destroy her. Will Lothaire succumb to the torments of his past, or seize a future with her. . . ?