Practice pleasure as a form of self-care with this empowering, accessible, and inclusive guide to loving your body and your sex life.
“My Pleasure gives us what so many of us really need: an invitation to look inward, to accept ourselves, and to ask hard questions. This precious book is one part tactical guide, one part deep soul search.” –Virgie Tovar, author of The Body Positive Journal and You Have the Right to Remain Fat, and founder of Babecamp and #LoseHateNotWeight
This sumptuously illustrated guide will empower you to explore your body and cultivate a satisfying sex life no matter your relationship status. In these pages, body image advocate and sexual wellness expert Laura Delarato teaches that sexual pleasure is an essential form of self-care, and it begins with loving your body and yourself. With a no-holds-barred approach, this engaging bedside book tackles everything from self-confidence to solo play and partner play, including:
- How to quiet your inner critic and embrace your body as it is
- How to take amazing nudes
- What sex toy is best for you and your body
- How to experiment with different forms of kink
- How to set boundaries in any situationship
Brimming with practical tips, sensual activities, and lush visuals throughout, My Pleasure is a must-have handbook for anyone who seeks a self-determined, pleasure-filled life.
ON TREND: Things that were once considered taboo—like sex toys and women’s pleasure—are now commonplace in mainstream media. My Pleasure speaks to the growing number of people who are embracing their sexuality and their size, and who want to speak openly and frankly about their body and their needs.
INCLUSIVE: This book is inclusive to people of all genders, sexualities, abilities, and socioeconomic backgrounds. Everyone is welcome here.
PERENNIAL TOPIC: Regardless of what’s happening in the world, people will always be having sex, in all its forms. This book is packed with encouraging reminders, practical information, and playful activities that teach readers how to accept and love themselves more fully, and prioritize their pleasure as a form of self-care—because everyone deserves that.
- Fans of the sexual wellness and body positivity movement
- Readers of Goop, Refinery29, Come As You Are, and The Body Is Not An Apology
- Followers of body image advocates like Tess Holliday, Katie Sturino, Jessamyn Stanley, and Lizzo
Amber Vittoria is an award-winning artist based in New York City. Her work draws on her relationship to femininity, anxiety, and societal expectations. She has collaborated with brands, such as NBC, Warby Parker, Gucci, the New York Times, and Instagram.