Susan Quilliam discusses the newly revised "The Joy of Sex," which was originally released in 1972.
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I’m Susan Quilliam, I’m a sexologist and I just reinvented the Joy of Sex which was originally by Alex Comfort. The original Joy of Sex was served for—to really lots of people, addition what sex could be. In 1972, and that was just a few years after the pill came out and the pill – so the first time in history we could divide and conception. We could have sex just for pleasure alone without any fear. There was so many changes in attitudes to sex. What's sweet? Have sex with who we want to when we want to but we now know that there can be sexually transmitted infections that can be abused. In some ways, we’re a lot more weary of sex than we we’re in 1972. But I did a huge amount – was the original was primarily for men, this is written by woman. And we did away with the hairy man. We have a cleaned shaved man who doesn’t say the sort thing but without the facial hair. The way to a good sex is the way one can dance to tango. There are two secrets, presence and connection. If you don’t tango well, you are present in your body, you're completely there and you connect with your partner. Same to have sex, you are absolutely there in your body, 100% in the here and out and connect with your partner. There is a great news for both the – information is accurate but also present values. Enjoying sex has always presented a sign of this, around having enjoyable sex, this respect for yourself and respect for your partner. Make friends before you make love, it’s always been the way you have sex is consent to it. That’s true in 1972, true today.
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