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Desire : where sex meets addiction

Author: Susan Cheever
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover edView all editions and formats
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Cheever presents an intimate, provocative meditation on love, sex, and addiction; explores the boundaries between passion and addiction, desire and need; and raises important questions about how people love and why.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Cheever
ISBN: 9781416537922 1416537929
OCLC Number: 209697220
Description: xi, 172 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The bride, the groom and the dog --
The broken promise --
Bill Wilson --
Abusers vs. addicts --
The brain --
Trance and obsession --
Tolerance and shame --
Adultery --
Repetition --
The body --
Old age is a new thing --
Environment --
Is sex addiction the male version of female bulimia? --
All of the above --
Let's change the way we describe addiction --
A community of one --
Storytelling --
How others tell the story --
Conscience and remorse --
The dog again.
Responsibility: Susan Cheever.
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Cheever presents an intimate, provocative meditation on love, sex, and addiction; explores the boundaries between passion and addiction, desire and need; and raises important questions about how people love and why.

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