More Than Sex
In this groundbreaking book More Than Sex, Dr. George Edmond Smith challenges society’s myths about the sexuality of African American men, and offers dramatic evidence that these widely accepted stereotypes lie behind a host of personal and relationship problems for black men and women. Drawing on real case histories and a candid assessment of his own life, Dr. Smith, a prominent physician, shows how negative images of black men as animalistic and sexually-focused beings has eroded the essential foundation for loving relationships — intimacy.
Then he addresses the most urgent concerns of black men today, and of the women who love them.Packed with eye-opening information and sensible advice, “More Than Sex” provides a history-making look at the emotional and social components of black male sexuality. It takes on tough problems about sex and love end answers difficult questions about alcohol, drugs, promiscuity, end emotional health. In this breakthrough book, readers will discover:
— What specific stereotypes sabotage relationships between black men and women…and how to spot them
— Why sex doesn’t live up to black men or women’s fantasies…of fill their most intimate needs
— What anger and abuse in a sexual relationship mean…and how to change hurtful behavior
— How sex, money, and status can drive black couples aport…and keep black men from knowing their true self-worth
— What black women want from black men…and what black men need from black women; and much more.
“More Than Sex” also features a foreword from psychologist, mental health educator, and certified sex counselor Dr. Gwendolyn Goldsby Grant, Ph.D., M.Ed., the bestselling author of The Best Kind of Loving,and for the last eleven years, the advice columnist for Essence magazine.