The Mechanics of Intimacy and Desire

Join Dr. David Schnarch, world-renown sex and marital therapist, and international best-selling author explore the crossroads of healthy sexuality and the maturation of our humanity.  Dr. Schnarch’s brilliant understanding of the core issues behind the majority of sexual problems that most couples face and his compassionate articulation of the insights and practices that lead to satisfying long term relating are hopeful and inspiring.   His latest work which applies the new science of neurobiology to our understanding of our sexual selves and our capacity to relate are nothing short of life changing.

David is a licensed clinical psychologist, world-renown sex and marital therapist, and international best-selling author.  He is the founder of Crucible® Therapy, regarded by many as the most sophisticated integration of sex, intimacy, spirituality, personal development, and marital therapy developed to date. His first book, Constructing The Sexual Crucible: An Integration of Sexual and Marital Therapy  is widely used in clinical training programs across the country and read by therapists around the world.

His second book, Passionate Marriage: Keeping Love and Intimacy Alive in Emotionally Committed Relationships is a perennial international best seller. It sold over 300,000 copies in the U.S.A. before being re-released this year by W. W. Norton & Co. (May, 2009).  His third book, Resurrecting Sex: Resolving Sexual Problems and Rejuvenating Your Relationship  is a definitive guide for sexual dysfunction issues  for both men and women.  His insightful and compassionate understanding integrates the psychological, interpersonal and medical issues that inhibit sexual health. His latest book, Intimacy & Desire: Rekindling the Passion in Your Relationship  takes his previous work to a higher level of understanding by placing sexuality and relationships in the context of current neurobiology science and offering hands on solutions that not only unravel the sexual issues that plague 70% of the population but also provide insight and remedies for the core issues in brain function itself.

This may be one of the most thought provoking and intriguing interviews of my radio career to date.  Don’t miss it.

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Rajnish Singh
Rajnish Singh5 years ago

thanks for sharing.

Chad A.
Chad A5 years ago

People who do not appreciate the natural experience of sex, for whatever reason, should perhaps avoid exposing themselves to discussions of it. I cannot stand vinegar so I try to avoid drinking or smelling it.

Teresa Wlosowicz
Teresa W5 years ago

Even if sex isn't a sin, it's simply disgusting, just like swimming in a septic tank.

Teresa Wlosowicz
Teresa W5 years ago

disgusting, disgusting, disgusting, disgusting, disgusting

Jane Barton
Jane Barton6 years ago

Since 70% of the population is "plagued" with keeping sexual desire alive for the long haul, then maybe it's not possible? Perhaps marriage should be abolished and people should have a succession of hot sexual relationships with different people, one after another. That would definitely keep the excitement alive. I don't know how anybody got the idea that relationships were supposed to be sexually satisfying any way. The Christian Taliban of America has decreed that marriage is supposed to be between a man and a woman with missionary position sex only and only for reproduction purposes. Anal sex and blow jobs are forbidden!
SEX is a SIN of the FLESH! It's not SUPPOSED to be fun, it's a LIFE SENTENCE! It's not OK to enjoy sex in the first place so why don't people shut up and serve their time. The Catholic Church doesn't like mouthy malcontents.

ANA MARIJA R6 years ago

Thanks for the article.

Bon L.
Bon L7 years ago

Thanks for the info.

Kay L.
KayL NOFORWARDS7 years ago

I agree with Judith P. This isn't an article containing actual information. It's just a sales ad.

Judith P.

Sounds like an ad to sell a book.

Melissah Chadwick
Melissah C7 years ago