There are many myths about who reads romance novels and why -- something I explore in my book Dangerous Books For Girls: Most studies have shown that men are equally turned on by the written word as women, and that women consume more visual pornography than you may think. There is a huge amount of fiction that focuses on eroticism in all sorts of areas that go beyond what is normative or socially acceptable. How is this affecting women? Can it still be romance? He told me that he has found where she has torn the covers off books so that he won't know what it is she is reading.
Romance Novels Bad For Women's Health and Psyche, Psychologist Says
The book encouraged people to be swept away into an erotic world that was partly composed by their own imagination. If a person finds escape in reading about other people committing fornication, where is their heart? The difference between that and porn is that these scenes are only a part of the whole, and a small part at that. Stuff Your Marriage Will Love. To get a glimpse of it, just ask your wife to read to you her favorite passage from her favorite romance novel. Do you ever see this leading to unrealistic expectations or disappointment in real life? When I was a teenager I was very curious about sex and got hooked on reading many Romance Novels…..
Dear Dr. Romance: My wife is reading romance novels
Not the way Megan Hart writes it, believe me. Learn how your comment data is processed. And way back in , Masters and Johnson found that the general physiology of sexual arousal in men and women is pretty much the same. This Blogger's Books and Other Items from Check out some of the erotic romance selections at www. Why not fantasize about your husband manhandling you? I would appreciate it if you would take the time to comment after you read.
These books about infidelity and one night stands were consuming her. Literotica is a trademark. Thank you for this article! I enjoy reading the books mainly to take up time and to learn more vocabulary The women think these emotions mean they should abandon their current relationship, because the passion has faded, and go in search of new love rather than trying to work things out. And I do agree that sex scenes in books are not always a good thing, I personally feel awkward reading a scene like that.