All of Dr. Schnarch’s books are now available at New updated Release of German language version of Intimacy & Desire was accompanied by 5 city workshop tour by Dr. Schnarch . Ideas to Ponder by Dr. David Schnarch. A Review of “Intimacy & Desire: Awaken the Passion in Your Relationship”. David Schnarch. (). New York: Sterling Productions, pp. ‘How do you keep a sexual relationship alive, intimate and passionate? David Schnarch offers the best answers to this question in his book Intimacy & Desire by.

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All living things must balance stability and growth. The process is neither ea show more. Solutions to some problems only exist after we go through them, because our development is the solution. We both enjoyed it very much. Thanks for dzvid us about the problem. I cannot recommend it highly enough. Every adult, straight or gay, should read this book.

Apr 18, Ravenna rated it really liked it. Solid Flexible Self deslre –the ability to be clear about who you are and what you’re about, especially when your partner pressures you to adapt and conform. But the truth is once we’re in an emotionally scynarch relationship, we think its safe to slack off.

Growing is often a pain in the butt. I enjoyed his matter of fact descriptions, like, “Fucking involves nuances of meaning, particularly of the lusty, lascivious, desirous, carnal, and wanton variety. Have a quiet mind and calm heart.

Intimacy & Desire: Awaken the Passion in Your Relationship by David Schnarch

Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. A great intmacy up to Passionate Marriage. It’s not so much about hormones and biological drive as it is about our personal development.


The concepts he discusses in this book even pertain to relationships outside of romantic ones. I’d have given it a fifth, if it didn’t require me to take such frequent breaks to davidd my eyes truly, it impairs the utility of the book. Feb 14, Zaven rated it it was amazing Shelves: David Schnarch is a licensed clinical psychologist, certified sex therapist, and author of numerous books and articles on intimacy, sexuality, and relationships.

Dec 11, Resmaa rated it it was amazing. I don’t know if any book I have read has so altered my perspective on relationships.

He discusses in great detail how to maintain emotional balance by using these four points. Many scnharch begin marital counseling with Dr. This is a great book for anyone who is married to read but I need to start this review with a some words of caution: This includes people and relationships.

It’s about being loyal, truthful, and forthright even when it’s difficult. Sadly, it took me forever to read this book because it was exhausting.

Intimacy & Desire: Awaken the Passion in Your Relationship

I’d also encourage folks who are working at differentiation in their schharch and relational lives to check out some work by Harriet Lerner, especially if your particular stuff is showing up somewhere other than sex. One partner will complain that the other doesn’t desire him, the other complains that she’s married to a sex maniac.

My relationship wasn’t having sexual desire problems explicitly but I still found the tools and stories in the book dfsire. Just do it and see how well things work after! My client-base is largely LGBT, and I’ve had more than one client return Passionate Marriage unread because they got davjd bored with detailed, back-to-back descriptions of straight sex. Hardcoverpages. Aug 23, Lidja rated it it was amazing Shelves: The thing I appr I didn’t expect to like this book but it was recommended by the couple’s therapist I’ve been seeing so I gave it a chance.


It also felt like the davod of scenarios and case examples was a little too heavy – I want to hear what the expert has to say, not how other couples fight!

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Please read it and grow. One partner will complain that the other doesn’t desire him, the other complains that she’s married to a sex maniac. Wonderful information if you can get past some of the crude or graphic portrayals. Grounded Responding – the ability to stay calm and not overreact, rather than creating distance or running away when your partner gets anxious or upset.

One of the best books on marriage. Doug and I often say counseling provides one arena for confession and redemption because we face ourselves schhnarch see ourselves honestly. Schnarch has discovered that sexual desire problems are normal and even healthy, in committed relationships. The truth, however, is that everyone needs help with their relationships from time to time, and that almost none of us is trained to deal with th Every adult, straight or gay, should read this book. This book is a great read.


He gives so much good practical advice about this, based on case studies of real couples. Schnarch shows why normal marital conflict can be the cause of dvaid problems and creates a roadmap for how couples can transform marital conflict into a stronger relationship and a font of new and powerful desire for each other.

Aug 27, John rated it it was amazing.