Ever wonder how initial and heavy use of pornography can impact mental health? The ability to form loving sexual relationships? Danny Whittaker of the mental health podcast, “My Own Worst Enemy,” discusses these topics and more in a dynamic interview with Wendy Maltz. The interview, “Porn Scars: Afflictions of the Porn Generation” delves into new kinds of problems young men are sharing, the compelling attributes of today’s porn, the importance of developing sex and relationship skill sets, personal growth processes for healing, and even the key to happiness! Candid, penetrating, and lively, it is an interview that identifies and addresses often overlooked repercussions.
People who have difficulty reading traditional print books can now access five of Wendy Maltz’s books — The Sexual Healing Journey, Private Thoughts, Intimate Kisses, Passionate Hearts, and The Porn Trap — on the Bookshare.org website.
Bookshare is a service of the American Foundation for the Blind. It provides high quality text to speech voices, digital braille, and other user-friendly formats for a wide array of books. Due to an agreement with major publishers, this wonderful no-cost service enables people with visual impairment, physical disability, or severe learning disability to read the books that matter most to them. HealthySex.com made this happen based on the suggestion from a caring woman with visual impairment who contacted us and who wanted the books available for herself and others.
To access Wendy’s books on Bookshare: CLICK HERE
Singer/Songwriter Alanis Morissette interviewed Wendy Maltz for her “Conversation with Alanis” podcast (Episode 5). It aired on Monday, Feb 8, 2016 and can be accessed at anytime thereafter, at no charge.
In this dynamic, funny, and heartfelt conversation, Alanis and Wendy, reveal much about love, sex, porn issues, sexual healing, fantasies, and more. It is a great interview and really showcases Alanis’ powerful work as a catalyst for personal growth and relationship healing. With this episode, Alanis breaks new ground talking candidly and deeply about sexual issues, and, by example, encouraging others to do the same.
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How cool is this? The very talented and socially conscious singer, songwriter Alanis Morisette recommends Private Thoughts: Exploring the Power of Women’s Sexual Fantasies in her blog. A big supporter of efforts to realize sex as a healthy, positive aspect of life, Alanis writes, “This book explores fantasy and the purpose it serves and how it can enhance connection and pleasure and a sense of self.”
Join the fun! Wendy is the guest on “Talk with Francesca” radio show Saturday, April 26th, 2014 at 7 am EST (Wendy is on for the second half of the hour long show). The show is broadcast on 1510 AM Yahoo Radio in Boston, as well as, 106.1 FM in Newburyport. You can listen to an archived version from the Talk with Francesca website, here. Wendy and Francesca have a lively discussion about the types, common concerns, and pleasures of women’s sexual fantasies, discuss Wendy’s book, Private Thoughts: Exploring the Power of Women’s Sexual Fantasies, and answer a few listener questions
Come join Ilene Dillon, The Emotional Pro (blog talk radio) host, and Wendy Maltz, author of Private Thoughts: Exploring the Power of Women’s Sexual Fantasies, for a lively and stimulating discussion entitled, “50 Shades of Insight: Women’s Sexual Fantasies” on Thursday, May 9th, 2013 (9 am PT/12 noon EST). You can listen live and share your reactions, ideas and ask your questions (toll-free, 1-888-498-0570) or access the archived version of the show.
Wendy Maltz, author of “Private Thoughts” was recently interviewed by Wendy Strgar, host of the radio show, “The Opening Door”. Find out how to tap into the power of sexual fantasies by listening to this riveting conversation that offers you insight into one of the most mysterious and erotically powerful aspects of being a sexual human being.
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What do women really think about when it comes to sex? You can find out in Wendy Maltz’s ground-breaking classic, Private Thoughts: Exploring the Power of Women’s Sexual Fantasies (coauthored with journalist Suzie Boss). This internationally praised and popular book is now available in e-reader format with Amazon Kindle, Apple, Barnes & Noble Nook, Kobo, and Blio. It is also pending e-reader publication with Sony, Google, and Overdrive. This new e-reader edition is published by New World Library, who publish Wendy’s two award-winning poetry anthologies,Passionate Hearts and Intimate Kisses.
Private Thoughts is based on a groundbreaking study of 100 women, ages 19-66. It explores the intimate world of women’s sexual fantasies: looking at where fantasies come from, how they function, what they mean, and how to change ones that are unwanted. It is entertaining and informative. Praised as “empowering,” “refreshing”, “important,” and “validating”, this book is considered THE resource for understanding the erotic imaginations of women. Originally published as In the Garden of Desire, Private Thoughts has passed the test of time to become a self-help classic and enduring guide for personal growth, sexual enrichment, and healing.
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The highly popular AlterNet.org website is currently featuring a long and meaty excerpt taken from Wendy’s book, Private Thoughts: Exploring the Power of Women’s Sexual Fantasies (coauthored with Suzie Boss) on their “Sex and Relationships” page. The excerpt describes, and illustrates with examples, nine positive functions of sexual fantasies: enhancing self-esteem and attractivenessincreasing sexual interest and desirefacilitating orgasmcelebrating the presentsatisfying curiosityrehearsing future possibilitiesrelieving stress and tensionpreserving a pleasant memorycoping with past hurts To read the article, go to: http://www.alternet.org/sex/146452/9_reasons_sex_fantasies_are_good_for_you or CLICK HERE