Intimacy

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Connexions Library

Continuous Excursions: Politics and Personal Life
Colman, Marshall
Book
1982
Colman looks at the idea that 'the personal is political'. He looks at personal life in pre-capitalist societies, the nature of politics and social relations, patriarchy and sexual relations, intimacy...
The Ethical Slut: A guide to infinite sexual possibilities
Easton, Dossie; Liszt, Catherine A.
Book
1997
A guide for anyone who dreams of having all the sex and love and friendship they want. Explores the skills and issues of a life beyond tradiational lifetime monogamy, from scheduling dates to handling...
Intimate Friendships
Ramey, James
Book
1976
Examines various forms of intimate relationship, from monogamy, to monogamy with adultery, to polygyny, polyandry and group relationships.
Loving More
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1991
A newsletter published by PEP (Polyfidelitious Educational Productions), a group marriage journal and network. Previous title was PEPTALK; name was changed to Loving More starting with the Spring 1991...
Make 2015 the Year of the Bonobo!
Block, Susan
Article
2015
We humans have much to learn from our kissing cousins, the peaceful, empathic, playful, sensual and highly sexual Bonobo. Rather than play out the myth of ancestral 'killer apes', better follow the 'B...
Psychotherapist out of touch
Diemer, Ulli
Article
Touching and hugging are natural behaviour all over the world among people who like or love each other.
Radical Digressions 2
Diemer, Ulli
Website
1981
The Sexuality of Men
Metcalf, Andy; Humphries, Martin
Book
1985
Essays on aspects of male sexuality.

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Masters and Johnson on Sex and Human Loving
Masters, William H., Johnson, Virginia E, Kolodny, Robert C.
1985
Sex researchers William H. Masters, Virginia E. Johnson, and Robert C. Kolodny present a comprehensive and readable survey of their findings on the complexities - biological, psychological, and social...
Masters and Johnson
The Masters and Johnson research team, composed of William Masters and Virginia E. Johnson, pioneered research into the nature of human sexual response and the diagnosis and treatment of sexual disord...

From the Connexions Archives

Beyond Monogamy
Serial Publication (Periodical)
A newsletter dedicated to exploring and facilitating alternatives to traditional monogamous relationships. There is a collection of these newsletters from 1980 through 1982 in the Connexions Archive.
Loving More
New Models for Relationships
Website
Organization and resource for people who who wish to move beyond traditional monogamy.