´´A fast-paced debut.... A candid, modern take on polyamory for fans of memoirs and graphic novels, and anyone interested in stories of dating, love, and romance.” (Library Journal) After trying for years to emulate her boomer parents’ 40-year and still-going-strong marriage, Sophie realized that maybe the love she was looking for was down a road less traveled. In this bold, graphic memoir, she explores her sexuality, her values, and the versions of love our society accepts and practices. Along the way, she shares what it’s like to play on Tinder side-by-side with your boyfriend, encounter - and surmount - many types of jealousy, learn the power of female friendship, and other amazing things that happened when she stopped looking for ´´the one”. In a lot of ways, Many Love is Sophie’s love letter to everyone she has ever cared for. Witty and insightful, this debut provides a memorable glimpse into an unconventional life. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Sophie Lucido Johnson. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/052730/bk_adbl_052730_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
To make an open marriage work, Franklin and Celeste knew they needed to make sure no one else ever came between them. That meant there had to be rules. No overnights, no falling in love, and either one of them could ask the other to end an outside relationship if it became too much to deal with. It worked for nearly two decades, and their relentless focus on their own relationship let them turn a blind eye to the emotional wreckage they were leaving behind them. The rules did not prepare them for Amber. ´´I have a question,´´ Amber would say. And whatever came next would send a wrecking ball through Franklin and Celeste´s comforting illusions. Amber was the first of Franklin s polyamorous secondary partners to insist on being treated like a person, and the first to peel back the layers of insecurity and fear that surrounded their relationship. Amber was a game changer. A game-changing relationship is one that uproots and redirects your life. It overthrows your assumptions about who you are and why. It awakens you to possibilities you´d never conceived of. It disrupts. And it is the unspoken elephant in the attractive showroom of polyamorous relationships. This book is the true story of a game-changing relationship that changed not only Franklin and Celeste´s lives, but the face of the modern polyamory movement. A game-changing relationship can happen to anyone. How will you handle it when it happens to you? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Joe Fulgham, Sasja Towe. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/044950/bk_acx0_044950_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Brenda was inspired to write this book when she began dating again after her divorce. The dating scene had completely changed since the last time she was actively looking for a partner so she did what she does best and began to do some research. This is when she was introduced to ethical non-monogamy. While she had dabbled in swinging towards the end of her marriage, this was different. The more she researched the idea the more it appealed to her so she began to apply ethical non-monogamy to her life. This audiobook is the story of her transition into polyamory featuring actual journal entries from her during the rise and fall of her relationships that brought her to where she is now. In between her personal stories, she breaks down the scientific research that has been done related the topic of monogamy versus non-monogamy to see if there is a best way to do relationships. 1. Language: English. Narrator: B.L Wiebe. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/129903/bk_acx0_129903_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Can you really be a shy, exhibitionistic, socially anxious slut all at the same time?Twenty years into her marriage, Kat and her husband faced head-on the great underlying fear of most monogamous people: My partner wants to have sex with other people. For them, that truth led to a rollercoaster of new sexual and romantic adventures. After starting things off with a fun and friendly threesome, this couple explore ethical non-monogamy through swinging, casual sex, group sex, solo dating, and eventually stumble into polyamory. Kat Stark tells the story of her first three years in non-monogamy, and how her life and relationship(s) evolved, from the dirty, dirty sex to the heartbreak and back again, without glossing over the parts where she effed it right up. Along the way, she discovers squirting orgasms, plays with all the awesome sex toys she can get her hands (and other body parts) on, and comes to a far deeper understanding about how her brain - and heart - work. Come on this very sexy journey; where asking is the key to getting what you want, and where rejecting the shame and associated with being a sexually audacious woman is the gateway to becoming the truest version of oneself. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Kat Stark. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/139172/bk_acx0_139172_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Starting with a first date with a couple of swingers; followed by working through social anxiety and shyness; recognizing the importance of touch in life; evolving feelings about love and expectations; having threesomes, orgies, and prostate orgasms; going through a divorce; and leveling up in life and sexuality. For five years, Cooper S. Beckett has written for Life on the Swingset. The website was born out of the feeling that he´d learned enough in his whole year of swinging to tell other people how to live their nonmonogamous lives. His hubris can be seen from space. Here, he has collected personal essays, stories, erotica, and prescriptive how-tos into this memoir of his life, My Life on the Swingset. He may be biased when it comes to swinging, polyamory, and other forms of ethical nonmonogamy (in fact, he most certainly is), but he doesn´t sugarcoat it. He speaks honestly and earnestly about a unique way to live life, one that allows for sexual and loving growth and experimentation, a strong sense of community, and the ability to do what we all crave, whether we know it or not: to be honest with ourselves and others about what we want sexually. And out of life. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Cooper S. Beckett. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/039934/bk_acx0_039934_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Public libraries offer all kinds of book genres, and yes, they also carry porn! Susie starts today´s show off with a look at the New York Public Library´s extensive erotica collection. In the past, the library classified all racy materials with a triple star (***), which meant you could only view them under supervision. But now many pulp fictions and hidden treasures have been liberated and are more accessible. What fun to peruse vintage erotic Japanese imagery or read Henry Miller´s typewritten manuscript for Tropic of Capricorn. Time to renew your library card! Next, Susie smells a rat. A swinger complained to Susie´s colleague, fellow sexpert Louloria, that all people in the polyamory scene are ugly. Susie weighs in on what she might have recommended to the complainer - and speculates on why this guy is pointing a finger at a group he wants to be part of. Then, it´s ´´What´s New on Audible´´. An unusual book that´s part poetry, memoir, and fiction is this week´s pick. No Apologies by J. A. Carter-Winward, who also narrates, is a compelling slice of human experience in all its crass, hopeful, and tender glory. Have a question or news story for Susie? You can send your confidential queries and comments to email@example.com. [Episode 689, January 15, 2016] Explicit Language Warning: You must be 18 years or older to purchase this program. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Susie Bright. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pf/suzy/160115/pf_suzy_160115_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.