Books, Videos, and
Suggested Reading on Couple Sexuality
McCarthy, B., & McCarthy, E. (2009). Discovering your couple sexual style. New York: Routledge.
McCarthy, B., & McCarthy, E., (2012). Sexual awareness: Your guide to healthy couple sexuality. (5th ed.). New York: Routledge.
McCarthy, B., & McCarthy, E. (2013). Rekindling Desire (2nd ed.). New York: Routledge.
Metz, M., & McCarthy, B. (2010). Enduring desire. New York: Routledge.
Perel, E. (2006). Mating in captivity. New York: HarperCollins.
Suggested Reading on Male Sexuality
McCarthy, B., & Metz, M. (2008). Men’s sexual health. New York: Routledge.
Metz, M., & McCarthy, B. (2003). Coping with premature ejaculation. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger.
Metz, M., & McCarthy, B. (2004). Coping with erectile dysfunction. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger.
Zilbergeld, B. (1999). The new male sexuality. New York: Bantam.
Suggested Reading on Female Sexuality
Foley, S., Kope. S., & Sugrue, D. (2012). Sex matters for women. (2nd ed.). New York: Guilford.
Hall, K. (2009). Reclaiming your sexual self. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.
Heiman, J., & LoPiccolo J. (1988). Becoming orgasmic. New York: Prentice Hall
Boston Women’s Health Book Collective (2011). Our bodies, ourselves. New York: Touchstone.
Other Significant Sexuality Readings
Maltz, W. (2012). The sexual healing journey (3rd ed.). New York: William Morrow.
Michael, R., Gagnon. J., Laumann, E., & Kolata. G (1994). Sex in America. Boston: Little, Brown.
Snyder, D., Baucom, D., & Gordon, K. (2007). Getting past the affair. New York: Guilford.
Suggested Reading on Relationship Satisfaction
Doherty, W. (2013). Take back your marriage (2nd ed.). New York: Guilford.
Enright, R. D. (2007). Forgiveness is a choice. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
Gottman, J., & Silver, N. (1999). The seven principles for making marriage work. New York: Crown.
Johnson, S. (2008). Hold me tight. Boston: Little, Brown.
Love, P. & Stosny, S. (2008). How to improve your marriage without talking about it. New York: Three Rivers Press.
Markman, H., Stanley, S., & Blumberg, S. (2010). Fighting for your marriage (3rd ed.). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
McCarthy, B., & McCarthy, E. (2004). Getting it right the first time. New York: Brunner/Routledge.
McCarthy, B., & McCarthy, E. (2006). Getting it right this time. New York: Routledge.
Internet Sites: Mental Health
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), home page:
Obsessive Compulsive Foundation:
Internet Sites: Health
National Institutes of Health (NIH):
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA):
WebMD – information on many illnesses, including diabetes, cancer, and heart disease: http://www.webmd.com
American Associate for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT): 112
South Alfred Street, Alexandria, VA 22314-3061, (703) 838-9808,
American Association of Sex Educations, Counselors, and Therapists:
1441 I Street, NW, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20005, (202) 449-1099,
Association for Behavioral & Cognitive Therapists (ABCT): 305
Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10001-6008, (212) 647-1890,
Smart Marriages – The Coalition for Marriage, Family and Couple Education,
Society for Sex Therapy and Research (SSTAR): 6311 W. Gross Point Road, Niles, IL 60714,
Sex Websites, Videos, and Toys
Go Ask Alice! Web site: http://goaskalice.columbia.edu/
Kinsey confidential website: http://kinseyconfidential.org/
Good Vibrations: 938 Howard Street, Suite 101, San Francisco
94110, (800) 289-8423,
Sex Smart Films: Promoting Sexual Literacy:
Tantric Sex: The Gift of Sexual Energy
This links to an excellent article by Mitch Tepper about spiritual sex and disability. Not to be missed.
The website for Secret Garden Publishing, the company founded by Kenneth Ray Stubbs, an excellent teacher and author on spiritual sex.
A good place to start online explorations about tantric sex. They push a lot of products on the site, but there is a lot of free information as well.
Universal Tao Center
The center run by Mantak Chia, considered to be one of the great masters of Taoist sexuality (and an author of several books included above.) This site contains links to books, classes offered around the world, and other websites focusing on Taoist sexuality.
Yoga, Tantra, and Spiritual Sex
The Essential Tantra: A Modern Guide to Sacred Sexuality, by Kenneth Ray Stubbs (Tarcher/Putnam, 2000).
Healing Love Through the Tao: Cultivating Female Sexual Energy, by Mantak Chia and Maneewan Chia (Healing Tao, 1991).
The Heart of Yoga: Developing a Personal Practice, by T.K.V. Desikachar (Inner Traditions, 1999).
Health, Healing and Beyond: Yoga and the Living Tradition of Krishnamacharya, by T.K.V. Desikachar (Aperture, 2001).
Multi-Orgasmic Man: Sexual Secrets Every Man Should Know, by Mantak Chia and Douglas Abrams Arava (Harper San Francisco, 1997).
Soul Sex: Tantra for Two, by Pala Copeland and Al Link (New Page Books, 2003).
Spiritual Sex: Ecstacy Through Tantra, by J. Mumford (Llewellyn Publications, 1987).
Tantra Spirituality and Sex, by B. S. Rajneesh (Rajneesh Foundation, Rajneeshpuram, 1983).
Tantra: The Yoga of Sex, by O. V. Garrison (Julian Press, 1964).
Taoist Secrets of Love: Cultivating Male Sexual Energy, by Mantak Chia and Michael Winn (Aurora Press, 1984).
Real Live Nude Girl, by Carol Queen (Cleis Press, 2002).
Sex Work, ed. By Frédérique Delacoste and Priscilla Alexander (Cleis Press, 1998).
Tricks and Treats: Sex Workers Write About Their Clients, ed. By Matt Bernstein Sycamore (Haworth, 2000).
Turning Pro: A Guide to Sex Work for the Ambitious and the Intrigued, by Magdalene Meretrix (Greenery Press, 2001).
Whores and other Feminists, ed. By Jill Nagle (Routledge, 1997).
Commercial Sex Information Service
A fine collections of news and links related to sex work, from Canada.
International Sex Workers Rights Organizations
Contains a list of organizations around the world working toward improving the rights of sex workers.