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Nan J. Wise Ph.D.
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A pernicious myth about sexuality stems from the mistaken belief that good sex just happens for all couples. Learning how to talk about it is key to cultivating sexual potential.
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Nan Wise, Ph.D., is a cognitive neuroscientist, licensed psychotherapist, certified sex therapist and the author of Why Good Sex Matters.