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Come as You Are

The Surprising New Science that Will Transform Your Sex Life
Lu par : Emily Nagoski
Durée : 11 h et 53 min
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An essential exploration of why and how women's sexuality works - based on groundbreaking research and brain science - that will radically transform your sex life into one filled with confidence and joy.

Researchers have spent the last decade trying to develop a "pink pill" for women to function like Viagra does for men. So where is it? Well, for reasons this book makes crystal clear, that pill will never exist - but as a result of the research that's gone into it, scientists in the last few years have learned more about how women's sexuality works than we ever thought possible, and Come as You Are explains it all....

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio.

©2015 Emily Nagoski, Ph.D. All rights reserved. (P)2015 Simon & Schuster, Inc. All rights reserved.

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Amazing and life changing!

This book is a gem, filled with information that all women and girls should be taught about themselves from the get go. Until we reach that new education (r)evolution, this book is it! Amazing, healing and life changing!

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using pseudo science

using pseudo science to legitimate her point of view. But that's my point of view.
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  • Jason Largent
  • 27/01/2017

Awesome book Very informative and enlightening

Full disclosure: I'm a guy...

That said; this book is great. It really helped me to understand and rethink how my partners mind and body may feel and react to stimuli... contrary to what I previously "assumed" or was fought.

thank you Emily Nagoski for putting this out there.

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  • Ville Walveranta
  • 23/01/2016

More interesting than I thought

Would you listen to Come as You Are again? Why?

Probably not all the way through (I bookmarked few spots thought); there were handful of very interesting concepts, which I have now absorbed.

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As I started listening to this book I thought: "Oh, this is a book for women" (I'm male), but decided to continue listening, and I'm glad I did. Yes, it is primarily written for women, but there were several general concepts about human sexuality (which are also applicable to men) I was unaware of. And, being a straight guy, it was good to learn about some some central factors in female sexuality, too. :-) Arousal nonconcordance, the dual control model, the extent of the effect of the context, what Emily refers to as "the little monitors" (maybe not a scientific term?), and the criterion velocity were all partially or entirely new information to me. It's always interesting to learn how there are various systems in the human body that have been mapped out and understood to this extent. Yes, it was definitely worth a listen; I'd say this is one of those books that would make a big difference in many people's lives if everyone would read it at around the age of 20.

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  • Kendra Holliday
  • 31/01/2016

Positive, Encouraging, Exciting

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

As a sex educator, I encounter many couples with mismatched libido and women who feel like they are "broken." This book taught me SOOO many new concepts I am eager to share! It is easy to understand, eye opening, based on science, and encouraging. ALL women should read it, and all men should, too! We need to come to a common understanding of how society skews male and female sexuality. We all have the same parts, they're just organized in different ways and women have to deal with so many challenges.

Who was your favorite character and why?

The author Emily reads the audio version and lends such a positive, upbeat attitude to the learning process. You can visualize the smile on her face as she shares insight. Very comforting and pleasant.

What does Emily Nagoski bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

I ended up buying a paperback version so I could mark it up - there were so many key points I wanted to remember. I kept rewinding and listening again. Invaluable info.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

If someone listens carefully to this book, it can change their life. It can help them accept who they are, which is key to being comfortable with your sexuality.

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This book can change lives for the better. So sympathetic, helpful, comprehensive, positive. I'm so impressed with the information shared.

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  • ksc0967
  • 17/05/2017

EVERY woman should read/listen to this book!

... and then share it with every other woman in her life. Emily takes science & makes it make sense in an articulate, compassionate, humorous way. I plan to get a hard copy & do lots & lots of highlights & notes. As a survivor of childhood incestuous sexual abuse I can recommend this book as a great way to start dispelling the myths & erroneous self-talk inherent to that history. I wish I'd had this book 30 years ago!!!

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  • Hillarie Jill Gowers
  • 10/06/2015

Please stop what you are doing and read this book.

Every one should read this book. I know it is geared towards women, but really anyone who has a vulva or is interested in spending time with one should read it.

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  • Little.mama.bear
  • 08/05/2018

Not what I was looking for

All about female empowerment- informative but very repetitive

Just not quite what I was looking for

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  • Aaron
  • 01/08/2015

very educational!

As a man who has always been fascinated by the fairer sex, I absolutely loved this audio book. It's a treasure trove of information that I had never heard before, and how it's explained is easy to understand. The performance was very well done as well. 10/10 and I might just have to buy the hard copy as well

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  • M. Gutierrez
  • 03/07/2015

This book is amzing!!!!

Im a male. This really opens your thought process on a womens mind. A must read for people in relationships with sexual troubles

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  • coffeekid
  • 16/03/2017

Very Juvenile, Very Repetitive

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I didn't find this book helpful at all, and I feel like it is aimed at adolescent or young girls who know nothing about sex. The author repeats herself constantly, and uses patronizing repetitive phrases such as "we all have the same parts" "the feels" "yummy and yucky" etc. She also uses childlike and juvenile metaphors over and over again, such as explaining sexuality as "a garden." She mentions how she teaches sex education to college students, and I feel like this whole book is meant for insecure teenage girls who don't know anything about sex or human anatomy. If you are looking for an advanced book that will actually go into science about sex, look elsewhere. If you want to be told over and over again that your body is beautiful and your "parts" are normal, than maybe this is for you. For me, it was extremely juvenile.

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  • Tamara Pincus
  • 06/07/2015

Amazing and transformative

As a sex therapist I think I know things about sex. This book taught me more than I thought possible. It makes research understandable. Read it!

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  • Carlis
  • 01/07/2017

Science to prove that your sexuality is normal!!!

I really liked the approach of science to all my questions regarding sexuality, or what society calls "sexual disfunction". Emily explains science in an easy way for common readers and u will stumble upon incredible discoveries. You will see that u have the power to transform your sexuality using theses tools, and accept your sexuality as it is now :). I highly recommend it to people in long term relationships, as they will encounter these rocks on the road in the discovery of the brakes and accelerators of their partners. A must read.

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  • TalesOfColor
  • 21/10/2019

Must have for everyone

This book was recommended by FeministFrequency so I knew it had to be great.

The book really helped me to understand and accept my sexuality, sth I would have needed as a teen 10 years ago.

I recommend it to anyone, who wants a profound understanding how sexuality works.

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  • Utilisateur anonyme
  • 11/03/2019

Changed my life

This book has changed my life! I live in a wonderful relationship and still felt over 4 years like I was broken and something was wrong with me that I couldn’t see nor solve... I felt so hopeless and alone!
This book transformed all my views on my sexuality and gave me so many answered! I can not tell how greatful I am to the author Emily Nagosky! I am sure you changed many women’s life’s!!! Thank You ♥️

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  • Rafa
  • 28/11/2018

Eye opening

Great book, sometimes just a little bit too much repeating the main messages. Very well structured.

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  • Cas
  • 25/11/2018

This book transformed my life.

I am so thankful for having come across this book. I wish everyone knew the things that Emily talks about. In my opinion the knowledge conveyed in this book is not only very relevant to sex but to every part of life. Mindfulness, meta-emotions, don't yuck at somebodies yum. You are perfectly normal, and beautiful!

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  • Anouk Algermissen
  • 16/03/2018

Absolutely amazing

This book must be read by everyone. I would highly recommend it.
Funny, touching and encouraging