Is my happiness worth more than my constructed image, my status and my social position? Because if you want the damn biscuit, you’ll have more chance of getting it, if you just ask.
I don’t know Eve and one of her significant partners, Peter. But I do know how courageous it is to openly discuss your sex life in the public eye, knowing how harshly many might judge.
Personal belief systems count. But so do circumstances and choices. Some of us have really hard circumstances and really hard choices to make.
As Terry Pratchett’s great sage Granny Weatherwax put it ‘Sin young man, is when you treat people as things including yourself, that’s what sin is.’ It’s an unlikely reference to find in a book which appears from the outside to be a psychology text book, and yet that’s just one of the ‘spoonfuls of sugar’ found in the book “Rewriting …
A truly comprehensive coverage of various relationship issues are examined in a therapeutic setting – death of sex in a relationship, cheating and broken trust, development of a workable triad, first time swinging and my personal favourite, the polyamorous-monogamous configuration.
In fact, the girl behind the mask is exceedingly enjoyable on so many levels for me. Not least the awakening my sexual ardour after so much downtime as a new Mum.