Unfuck Your Intimacy: Using Science for Better Relationships, Sex, and Dating
Faith Acs Acn Harper Phd Lpc-S (Author)
DescriptionExplore your relationships and sexuality, with yourself and with others, with this new book by Dr. Faith, author of bestselling Unfuck Your Brain. Written particularly for people who are in intimate relationships, but also incredibly useful if you're single or dating and trying to unpack your past or plan for your future. With science and humor, Dr. Faith demystifies topics such as kink, consent, shame, and trauma recovery. Contains many exercises and questions to think, talk, or write about, on your own or with a partner. Read this book to learn vital life skills like listening to your body and your gut, setting boundaries, and communicating your needs. If you're looking to heal from past wounds, make better choices, or improve an existing relationship, this book is for you. Better sex and relationships are totally possible! You've got this.This book speaks to so many of the possible ways of being intimate with yourself and others. Whether you're queer, straight, trans, ace, demi, aro, are dealing with past abuse or societal bullshit, or have no freaking clue what's going on with you yet, Dr. Faith's got you covered.
June 11, 2019
5.1 X 0.8 X 7.0 inches | 0.65 pounds
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About the Author
Faith G. Harper, PhD, LPC-S, ACS, ACN is a bad-ass, funny lady with a PhD. She's a licensed professional counselor, board supervisor, certified sexologist, and applied clinical nutritionist with a private practice and consulting business in San Antonio, TX. She has been an adjunct professor and a TEDx presenter, and proudly identifies as a woman of color and uppity intersectional feminist. She is the author of the book Unf*ck Your Brain and many other popular zines and books on subjects such as anxiety, depression, and grief. She is available as a public speaker and for corporate and clinical trainings.
[Review Quote] ""Trauma therapist [Dr.] Harper unpacks the complexities of love and sex in this useful and charmingly profane self-help guide."" - Publisher's Weekly [Review Quote] ""Yes, it's a dating guide. But if it were just about dating, I would have put the book aside after maybe 20 pages...Harper writes about how dramatic experiences from our past can affect our relationships. 'Intimacy' here means not only sexual intimacy, but also trust and the ability to open up to other people...Harper's tone is honest, direct and entertaining, and includes lots of swearing! It's exciting to learn how our upbringing, society's religious values, our sexuality--and, perhaps, the stigma associated with it--as well as illness or disability, can shape our relationships...Even if you feel that everything is okay, you can get a lot out of this book--the importance of touch, for example, or even how to seriously doubt your self-doubt..."" - Julia Brummert, OX Fanzine [Review Quote (previous work)] "Faith is a hoot with heart, and her guide is full of workable, professional advice, as well as it is replete with sarcasm, good humor, and grace." - Foreword Reviews