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Sex for One: The Joy of Selfloving

Sex for One: The Joy of Selfloving

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Publication Date: March 12th, 1996
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The classic guide to fully enjoying the pleasures of self-love, full of warmth, intelligence, and informative line drawings—from a renowned sex educator featured on Netflix’s the goop lab with Gwyneth Paltrow

Confronting one of our last and most deeply rooted taboos—masturbation—noted sex expert and pro-sex feminist Betty Dodson, Ph.D., takes the shame out of self-love by creating a straightforward and appealing guidebook that reveals masturbation as a satisfying, vital form of sexual expression.

Dr. Dodson demonstrates how anyone can learn to make love alone with feelings of guilt or loneliness, and explains why masturbation is sexually and spiritually fulfilling for both men and women. Not only is it the safest sex, but sharing masturbation can also be a sensual treat for couples who want to learn more about each other’s sexual responses.

Sex for One demonstrates that self-loving is not just for times in-between lovers or for social misfits. Masturbation is the joyful and ongoing love affair that each of us has with ourselves throughout childhood, adulthood, and the golden years of old age.

About the Author

Betty Dodson, PhD, received her doctorate in sexology from the Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality and was a public advocate for sexual liberation for more than three decades. She lectured extensively and was regularly featured in the media as a respected sex expert. Dr. Dodson died in October 2020.

Praise for Sex for One: The Joy of Selfloving

“It’s safe to say that Betty Dodson is responsible for inspiring more people to take sexual pleasure into their own hands than any other force on earth. Sex for One has changed the lives of millions.”—Susie Bright, author of Susie Bright’s Sexual Reality 

Sex for One proves once again that Betty Dodson is a pioneering and outstanding authority on masturbation. Read this remarkably honest and liberating book!”—Albert Ellis, Ph.D., author of A New Guide to Rational Living

“After reading this book I can honestly brag about my sex life without exaggeration.”—Harvey Fierstein, author of Torch Song Trilogy