Sexual Enhancement Groups for Women

  • Susan R. Walen
  • Janet L. Wolfe


Despite the so-called sexual revolution, large numbers of sexually confused and frustrated women still abound. Kinsey (Kinsey, Pomeroy, Martin, & Gebhard, 1953), Hunt (1974), and Hite (1976), arriving at strikingly similar figures, report that approximately 10% of American women never experience orgasm and that well over half of sexually active women do not regularly reach orgasm in their coital experiences. The woman who sought treatment often has gone to professionals who, following Freudian tradition, questioned her feminine identification or tried to help her transfer her erotic sensitivity from her sexual organ, the clitoris, to her vaginal canal—usually, in the process, exacerbating her problem.


Sexual Pleasure Homework Assignment Agenda Item Sexual Enjoyment Assertive Behavior 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Susan R. Walen
    • 1
  • Janet L. Wolfe
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PsychologyTowson State UniversityTowsonUSA
  2. 2.Institute for Rational LivingNew YorkUSA

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