We discuss women and sex with Emily Nagoski, who, when she teaches a course on sexuality at Smith College, asks her students what the most important thing they learned in the class was. The majority of them have the revelation, "I'm normal!"
This begs the question, how did so many women come to feel that their anatomy, their sex lives and everything in between were abnormal?
Emily Nagoski, director of wellness education at Smith College. She teaches a course on women's sexuality. Her new book is, "Come As You Are: The Surprising New Science that Will Transform Your Sex Life." She tweets @emilynagoski.
7 Sex Education Lessons From Emily Nagoski's 'Come As You Are'
1. There's a very wide range of women's sexual normalcy:
2. There's probably never going to be a pink pill:
3. Women haven't developed a very thorough knowledge of their own
4. Desire for sex is very sensitive to context:
5. There's a dual control model of sexual response:
6. If we want to change the "ons" and "offs," we have to relearn:
7. There are ways to treat pain during sex:
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What is book Come as you are about?
1-Sentence-Summary: Come As You Are is sex educator Dr. Emily Nagoski's explanation of the truth about female sexuality, including the hidden science of what turns women on, why it works, how to utilize this knowledge to improve your sex life, and why sexual myths make you feel inadequate in bed.
Is come as you are a good book?
Raves and Reviews “This is the best book I have ever read about sexual desire and why some couples just stop having sex, and what they can do about it. Come As You Are is an absolutely necessary guide for all couples who want to understand the ups and downs in their own sex life. It is a must read!”
Is there a book called Come As You Are?
Emily Nagoski is the award-winning author of the New York Times bestseller Come as You Are: The Surprising New Science That Will Transform Your Sex Life, and the coauthor of Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle.
What type of book is come as you are?
Self-help bookCome as You Are: The Surprising New Science That Will Transform Your Sex Life / Genrenull