Author Michael Alvear asks nine questions of women who suspect their sex lives are suffering due to their body perceptions. A woman who gives more thought to whether the lights are off or if her “stomach is sticking out too much” than her lover, may have a problem. Alvear suggests that women in this position learn to relate to sex and their bodies differently. He advocates that women learn to be “good in bed” as means of building confidence thereby taking the focus off themselves. He also suggests that women seek out healthy information from books by body image experts rather that pressure-filled women’s magazines.

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