The Lovin' Ain't Over for Women with Cancer
takes a frank and open approach to discussing the issues with sexuality and
intimacy that many women experience after undergoing cancer treatment. It guides
women and their partners with facts, knowledge and techniques that have worked
for other women, and strategies recommended by top health professionals.
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The book takes a holistic view of creating a good sex life after female cancer
treatment. It recognizes that a strong sense of self, and good communication between
the partners, are essential to a happy and satisfying sexual experience, and gives
pointers and examples to help on that path. It provides facts about women’s bodies
and sexual function, and the effects of cancer therapies. It covers information
about aids and
medications in understandable language. It contains many practical suggestions and
examples from women who have gone through the experience of breast and gynecological
cancers, and strategies recommended by top sexual health professionals.
The goal is to help readers cope and take the necessary action to make
their sex lives as vibrant, vital, and fulfilling as they would like. Each
chapter provides women and their partners with information and options. In
plain, frank language, it offers a reader-friendly, proactive, practical, and
optimistic guide for women and couples struggling with sexual difficulties after
Our aim is to help you understand the facts and be aware of your options
regarding the renewal of intimacy after struggling with the physical, emotional,
and psychological impact of diagnosis and treatment. With this information, a
woman or couple will have tools at their disposal to overcome the challenges.
You can use this content to create your personal path to reinvigorating your
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Book the Authors for a Speaking Engagement
Book authors Ralph and Barbara Alterowitz at your next meeting or event. Ralph Alterowitz
with his wife Barbara, experts in intimacy, provide an entertaining, informative
and positive way for couples to revive their love life. Call 301-983-9702 or email
About the Authors
Ralph and Barbara Alterowitz are certified
as Sexuality Counselors by the American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors
and Therapists (AASECT), and are the founders of the Center for Intimacy After
Cancer Therapy, Inc. (C-I-ACT), a not-for-profit 501(c)(3).
They have lived the
experience of survivorship and rebuilding intimacy, albeit in their case, the
cancer patient was Ralph, who experienced sexual dysfunction after treatment for
prostate cancer in 1995.
Ralph and Barbara are also the authors of two acclaimed books about sexuality
and prostate cancer, "The Lovin' Ain't Over - The Couple's Guide to Better Sex
After Prostate Disease" and "Intimacy with Impotence", a chapter about "Sexual
Rehabilitation After Cancer" in "Sexual Health", a professional reference guide
for therapists, and many articles. They have been counseling hundreds of cancer
patients and their spouses / significant others, and are sought after speakers
for support groups and conferences.
Barbara and Ralph have been happily married for 28 years.
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