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Beyond My Control: Forbidden Fantasies in an Uncensored Age [Kindle Edition]

Nancy Friday
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" Cyber-age masturbation, exhibitionism and voyeurism, incest, and S&M are all analyzed with respect, common sense, and humor, in keeping with Friday's abiding belief that sexual fantasy, satisfaction, and freedom are natural and healthy for individuals and society. That must make sharing these scorching sexual fantasies nothing less than a public service. " - Booklist

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The bestselling author of My Secret Garden exposes the wild and sexy fantasies that many of us have but are afraid to share.

For over thirty years, Nancy Friday has written about eros, love, beauty, and seduction. Now she returns to the territory she pioneered during the sexual revolution—exploring our most taboo sexual desires. Fans of Fifty Shades of Grey will love this provocative collection of real fantasies from dozens of women—and for the first time, men. Friday knows that forbidden sex "gets us higher faster" and explores love, lust and power through erotic tales of domination, masturbation, S&M, threesomes, and more.

Beyond My Control: Forbidden Fantasies in an Uncensored Age shows that our forbidden fantasies are not compensation for a lackluster sex life, but are a critical component of our fullest selves—and how our secret desires can lead to exhilarating and satisfying sexual freedom.

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"YOU'LL BLUSH, YOUR PULSE WILL RACE."—The New York Times

"Delicious... women can share in their sisters' secrets and not feel that they are alone."—Los Angeles Times

"Nancy Friday's work... demonstrate[s] beyond doubt that the emancipation of women's bodies begins with the emancipation of our minds." —Faye Wattleton, former president, Planned Parenthood Federation of America


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2.0 out of 5 stars Disappointing compared to her earlier works 15 Jan 2011
By Mimi Moor VINE VOICE
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I read Nancy Friday's earlier books when they were originally published in the 1980s. When I saw this new one I was interested to see how it would compare. The original books were busting out with original erotic fantasies - interspersed by some academic analysis - so I was expecting more of the same here... but sadly the book is far more erudite academic insight and far less erotic after-dark prose. Shame.
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1.0 out of 5 stars One Star 2 July 2014
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3.0 out of 5 stars Disappointing! 25 Feb 2014
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After reading Nancy Friday's previous works, such as Forbidden Flowers and Women on Top, I had some expectations, not the least of which was an honest unvarnished exploration of women's sexual fantasies as described by the women themselves. Unfortunately, this book has wandered into the psychobabble landscape, with examinations of these fantasies in a very non-erotic manner which leaves one plodding along hoping to stumble upon the 'good parts'.
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3.0 out of 5 stars BEYOND MY CONTROL - NANCY FRIDAY 7 Sep 2013
By spike
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I FOUND IT NOT AS GOOD AS SOME OF HER PREVIOUS BOOKS, STILL READABLE BUT A BIT DISAPPOINTING IN COMPARISON
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forbidden sex gets us higher faster. We may love our mate, but love and sex are separate, different, and there is no denying the thrill of stolen sex, in fantasy and in reality. The more forbidden, the more intense the orgasm. &quote;
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