The Alchemy of Love and Lust. Theresa Crenshaw, Author Putnam Publishing Group $ (0p) ISBN 20 May THE ALCHEMY OF LOVE AND LUST. Discovering Our Sex Hormones and How They Determine Who We Love, When We Love, and How. Find out more about The Alchemy of Love and Lust by Theresa L. Crenshaw at Simon & Schuster. Read book reviews & excerpts, watch author videos & more.

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I also wish there had been more information about what happens psychologically if a woman does not choose hormone replacement therapy. The whole last 3rd of the book was a giant manifesto about how you MUST do hormone replacement therapy for health reasons, and that’s fine, I just would have like more info on what happens thrresa you don’t.

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Estrogen is Marilyn Monroe, testosterone is the young Marlon Brando, the alchemy of love and lust by theresa crenshaw is the resident schizophrenic. Her other message is that, as human beings, we need not be the slaves of our chemistry.

A culmination of three decades of research, and incorporating the most up-to-date information, this book serves as a guide to our sexual peaks and cycles, the desires that drive and frustrate us, the bonds we make, the love we give and take, and the mystery of attraction – aspects all related to the ever changing “sex soup” of chemicals in our bodies. But the alcehmy tried to give us more than the obvious. Theresa Crenshaw, a renowned sex therapist, explains how body chemicals dictate our sexual peaks and cycles from adolescence to old age.


The Alchemy of Love and Lust. Add both to Cart Add both to List. After a brief look at the sexual stages in the lives of men and women, she examines the role of hormones and other chemicals in shaping romantic feelings and actions. One of Crenshaw’s key messages is that, thanks to the variations in the mix of this chemical brew coursing through their bloodstreams, men and women are different–biologically, sexually, and emotionally.


She lives in California. Published on December 13, Everything from a hormonal play-by-play during a sexual encounter to every lovey dovey feeling we have. Crenshaw is the founder of the Crenshaw Clinic, one of thhe largest treatment centers for sexual dysfunction in the country.

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We may think emotions rule our sex lives, but our hormones largely determine our physical attractions, drives, and behaviors. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

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This is another excellent book on understanding the psyche of men and women. It deals with how these hormones change over our life cycles and even how to get the body to release some of these hormones, which is sometimes as simple as hugging someone, and how we respond to these various chemical messages.

By understanding these hidden hormonal agendas, we can influence them in return and enjoy happier, more fulfilling lives and relationships, while fully appreciating the characteristic difference Is falling in love or lust just a matter of chemistry? Reflections Of A Man. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. To ask other readers questions about Alfhemy Alchemy of Love and Lustplease sign up. Vana rated it really liked it Sep 19, In addition to well-known hormones such as testosterone, estrogen, and progesterone, Dr.

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Published on October 16, Written by a renowned sex therapist, “The Alchemy of Love and Lust” unmasks the hidden agendas of our hormones through the different sexual stages. Lists with This Book.

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