An Intimate Life: Sex, Love, and My Journey as a Surrogate by Cheryl T. Cohen-Greene

By Cheryl T. Cohen-Greene

For the earlier 40 years, Cheryl Cohen Greene has labored as a surrogate companion, supporting consumers to confront, give some thought to, and finally settle for their sexuality. during this riveting memoir, Cohen Greene stocks a few of her so much relocating instances, and in addition unearths her personal sexual coming-of-age. starting with a inflexible Catholic upbringing within the Fifties, the place she was once taught to imagine intercourse and sexual wants have been unnatural and flawed, Cohen Greene struggled to reconcile her sexual identity.

An Intimate Life deals a candid look at the non-public lifetime of a surrogate accomplice, interpreting the cultural and emotional ramifications of pursuing anything most folk don't instantly understand.

The memoir opens with Cohen Greene's paintings with Berkeley-based poet and journalist Mark O'Brien, whose essay "On Seeing A intercourse Surrogate" was once tailored right into a significant movie titled "The Sessions," which used to be published national in October 2012.

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