Great Sexpectations: Change Your Perspective and Have the Sex You Really Want

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TRIGGER Press, Jul 2, 2020 - Family & Relationships - 200 pages

We live in a hyper sexualised society. Porn, nudes, dates and hook-ups are easy to come by for anyone with an internet connection. Just like fast food, sex has become quick and convenient to obtain, perfect looking, but void of any true nourishment. Is it any wonder we are having sex and intimacy problems?

With biased and unrealistic portrayals of sex everywhere we turn, it is hard to form healthy expectations of sex. And when, inevitably, our 'sexpectations' are not met, our mental health, sexual wellbeing, self-esteem and relationships suffer.

Clinical psychologist and sex therapist, Gemma Cribb and award-winning sex journalist, James Findlay will help you explore your own 'Great Sexpectations' and guide you through simple exercises to help you correct unhelpful beliefs and discover your authentic sexual self so that you can enjoy truly fulfilling relationship and sexual experiences.

Great Sexpectations is for every gender, every sexual orientation and every type of sexual relationship. It is for people with sexual functioning difficulties, libido problems, sex addiction, gender or sexual confusion, intimacy problems, dating dramas, body image insecurity, or sexual relationship problems. It is for everyone who thinks life is too short for bad sex.

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About the author (2020)

Gemma is a clinical psychologist who has been working in private practice in Sydney's CBD for 10 years. She has specialist training in relationships, couple therapy and sex therapy. She is asked for her opinion on issues related to dating, relationships, self-esteem and sexuality, for women's magazines and the radio. In her work as a sex therapist and in her media work as a sex educator she helps to correct the negative effects of our modern sexual culture on the adults she works with.

Having recently produced triple j's (the national youth broadcaster) sex and relationship program, James is a Melbourne-based writer, broadcaster, producer, and journalist. He has been involved in the sex and sexuality sphere for over ten years; making his start on SYN Media hosting "The Naughty Rude Show", and co-hosting "Hide and Seek" on LGBTI radio. James has written for publications including the ABC, SBS, and SameSame.com.au, and has won many accolades for his work.

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