You know those romance novels you see in the bargain bin of your local bookstore, or stacked up as you wait in line at the grocery store? The ones with a man and woman entangled in a passionate embrace, mouths open in pleasure and clothes barely covering the parts that need to be shielded from children’s eyes? It’s easy to dismiss these romance novels as nothing but smut or silly fantasies, or a way for women who are unsatisfied in their own relationships to live out a sexual fantasy in their imagination while they lay by the pool on vacation.
But this post from Hot, Holy & Humorous digs a little deeper in the realm of romance novels and finds that there’s actually plenty that men (and women) can actually learn from them, and take to heart in their own relationships. For one thing, many of these romance novels focus more on the buildup of sex - the kissing, foreplay, and anticipation - than the actual act of sex, highlighting just how important these things are for women, and how often they get neglected. Similarly, once sex is approached in these novels, the woman's orgasm is often described as the main event, even though it can get glossed over in real life. Read on for more romance novel knowledge.
Read the full article here: What Romance Writers Teach Me About Sex