Tag Archives: Romance Novels

Bodice Ripper Therapy

15 Aug
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harlequin romance

Hey ladies, guess what!?  Romance novels may lead to better sex for Mormon Women!

“Caroline Kline …who has master’s degree in classics from the University of California at Santa Barbara, conducted an informal survey of 40 LDS women, who were self-described romance devotees.

More than half (54 percent) said their marital relationships (75 percent were married) were strengthened because they were more sexually interested in their husbands when reading the novels, and 40 percent said that such books made their sex lives more fulfilling.”

How about you?  Are you a consumer of steamy reads? Want to weigh in on the subject? (And share some favorite titles while you are at it?)

 

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Romance novels, Porn, and the LDS woman.

17 Jun

A fascinating post just went up over at The Exponent: Romance Novels vs Pornography by Caroline.  As we have recently been talking about Fantasies, (and as one of our commenters writes bodice rippers for a living) I thought I’d share a few excerpts here.   (But you really should go read the whole thing, because Caroline has excellent links to General Authority talks as well as to a survey you can take to assist her in writing a paper on the subject.)

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