Table of Contents

PASSIONATE MARRIAGE: Keeping Love & Intimacy Alive in Committed Relationships
By David Schnarch, Ph. D.

Table of Contents

Section 1: The Basics

1. Nobody's Ready for Marriage; Marriage Makes You Ready For Marriage
2. Differentiation: Developing a Self-In-Relation
3. Your Sexual Potential: Electric Sex!
4. Intimacy Is Not For The Faint Of Heart
5. Sexual Desire: Who Wants to Want?

Section 2: Tools for Connection


6. Hugging 'till Relaxed
7. Love & Foreplay Aren't Blind, Unless You Insist On It
8. Eyes-Open Orgasm: Making Contact During Sex
9. Where's Your Head During Sex? Mental Dimensions Of Sexual Experience
10. Fucking, Doing and Being Done: It Isn't What You Do, It's The Way That You Do It

Section 3: Observations on The Process

11. Two-Choice Dilemmas and Normal Marital Sadism
12. Hold Onto Yourself!: Your Sexual Crucible Survival Guide
13. Couples In The Crucible: Reaching Critical Mass
14. Sex, Love, and Death