Who's been sleeping in your head?: the secret world of sexual fantasies

Book Cover
Average Rating
Author:
Publisher:
Basic Books,
Pub. Date:
c2008.
Language:
English
Description
Based on the largest-ever survey of sexual fantasies, and drawing on the author’s twenty-five years of clinical practice, this ?anatomy of secret desire” does for sexual fantasy what Kinsey did for sexual behavior. However, unlike Kinsey’s books, which were almost unreadably dense and data-driven, Who’s Been Sleeping in Your Head? features narrative accounts of sexual fantasies and the author’s own insightful interpretations of how those fantasies affect our lives. Kahr reveals the astonishing truth behind secrecy, shame and taboo, and demonstrates how sex fantasies exert a more powerful influence on our emotions, behavior, and relationships than we ever imagined. Kahr’s insights are liberating. He tells us the story of Margaret, who, in mining early sexual abuse for arousing and satisfying sexual fantasies: ?succeeded brilliantly in turning a childhood trauma into an adult triumph.” He explains how he helped a young man who couldn’t get turned on by his beautiful girlfriend but only by dominatrix-themed porn, and how numerous men and women used fantasy to become more intimate with their partners-or to be unfaithful or even cruel to them instead. Ultimately, by unmasking the myths and destroying the guilt and ignorance surrounding sexual fantasy, Kahr offers readers a chance to lead richer and less conflicted lives.
More Details
ISBN:
9780465037667
Also in this Series
More Like This
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 57a194b0-c8c7-c5e9-6e67-4ad73c48cf2d
full_title who s been sleeping in your head the secret world of sexual fantasies
author kahr brett
grouping_category book
lastUpdate 2017-10-14 05:49:31AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
auth_author2 Kahr, Brett.
author Kahr, Brett.
author2-role Kahr, Brett.Sex and the psyche.
author_display Kahr, Brett
available_at_arlington Central
collection_arlington Adult Nonfiction
detailed_location_arlington Central Adult Nonfiction
display_description
format_arlington Book
format_category_arlington Books
id 57a194b0-c8c7-c5e9-6e67-4ad73c48cf2d
isbn 9780465037667
item_details ils:.b13065506|.i13365459|Central Adult Nonfiction|155.31 KAHR|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Aug 25, 2017|can||
itype_arlington Hardback
lexile_score -1
literary_form Non Fiction
literary_form_full Non Fiction
local_callnumber_arlington 155.31 KAHR
owning_library_arlington Arlington Public Library, Aurora Hills, Central, Cherrydale, Columbia Pike, Connection Crystal City, Detention Center, Glencarlyn, Local History, Plaza, Shirlington, Westover
owning_location_arlington Central
primary_isbn 9780465037667
publishDate 2008
record_details ils:.b13065506|Book|Books||English|Basic Books,|c2008.|xiii, 493 p. ; 25 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_arlington ils:.b13065506|.i13365459|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true|999|||
subject_facet Sex (Psychology), Sexual fantasies
title_display Who's been sleeping in your head? : the secret world of sexual fantasies
title_full Who's been sleeping in your head? : the secret world of sexual fantasies / Brett Kahr
title_short Who's been sleeping in your head? :
title_sub the secret world of sexual fantasies