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Thinking About Sex – A Talk by Susan Quilliam

Posted Jun 17 2012 2:08pm

Thinking About Sex – A Talk by Susan Quilliam

Monday 9th June 2012, 7pm-9pm, £20.50.

“From underwired bras for tweens to the latest David Beckham underwear ad, most of us have something to say about the state of sex in our society. But when it comes to talking or even thinking about own relationship to sex, we tend to be a lot more coy.”

Quilliam explores the subject of sex – how to know what you really want, how society and our social upbringing affect our choices and behaviours, and what we really think about monogomy, fidelity, erotica, porn and guilt. If we can understand the role sex plays in our lives, she says, then we can learn how to get the most out of it.

This is a general exploration of the subject. There’s no pressure to talk about your own sex life and relationships if you don’t want to and at the end of the course you’ll receive a handout to help you explore your relationship with your sexuality further.

About Susan Quilliam: 

Susan Quilliam  is a highly experienced relationship psychologist, agony aunt, broadcaster and writer specialising in intimate relationships, love and sexuality.  She is the author of The New Joy of Sex (Mitchell Beazley, 2008), a reinvention of the classic sex book by Alex Comfort, and The Relate Guide to Staying Together (2001), described by The Times as ‘the only relationship book you’ll ever need’. She is listed among the Family Planning Association’s 80 “Achievers” of the 21st century.

Photo credit: Kheng Ho Toh

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