I'm a man and I read it. All 3 volumes. And I liked it.
OK, I'm a sex therapist. So part of the interest was professional.
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But there's good stuff in this book for guys. I've convinced several male patients of mine to read it, and all of them were glad they did.
I'm thinking maybe the man in your life should read it as well.
If he's like many men I know, though, he may just not be willing. Even after you've hinted you'll make it worth his while afterwards. If that's the case, then just refer him to my blog article "Fifty Shades for Men."
And if he won't even read the article, then consider dumping him. Or maybe give him one more chance and offer him the following highly condensed version --
For guys: what you need to learn from Fifty Shades of Grey:
1. Make sex important. Christian Grey, the hero of Fifty Shades, is really interested in sex. He has a whole room devoted to it. OK, it’s full of implements of pain — whips and floggers and stuff. But he doesn’t forget to dust the whips, even during the Stanley Cup finals. Sex is his top priority.
2. Put it into words. If, like Christian Grey, even though you’re about to pitch the most important business deal of your life, you just can't stop thinking about the way your woman's hips move when she walks . . . tell her. And the next time she walks that way that gets your attention . . . tell her. Tell her often.
3. Be a leader. Every time Christian Grey takes a woman into his secret sex room, he has some creative idea of what he wants to do there. She can just relax, listen to the sensuous music on his Fifty Shades seduction playlist . . . and simply surrender. You can help the woman in your life achieve that state of surrender as well. Tying her up is optional. It’s the attitude that counts.
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