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6/4 Open: Love, Sex, and Life in an Open Marriage

Posted by novoscene on June 4, 2008

Got a boyfriend/girlfriend/otherfriend and another piece on the side? Do you want one? Do you feel bad about it and want to put it all out there, but are scared to get all polygamist on your main squeeze? Well open relationship and polyamory curious types take note-“Open: Love, Sex, and Life in an Open Marriage”, the new book by Jenny Block, is for you.

“Jenny Block was the average girl-next-door, a suburban wife and mother for whom married life never felt quite right. Deeply in love with her husband but unsatisfied with their sex life, Block didn’t believe her marriage was working – but also didn’t believe in cheating. “Open” tracks the rocky road from husband and wife to husband, wife, and others, and is an intimate look at one woman’s experiences in finding happiness for herself and her family with honesty, love, and commitment.  Block brings an eye-opening perspective on polyamorous relationships.”

A great companion to the 1997’s open love bible “The Ethical Slut,” “Open” offers an intimate first person’s account of having your relationship cake and eating it too.-Kwan

Reading: Open: Love, Sex, and Life in an Open Marriage
Cody’s Books
2201 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley


3 Responses to “6/4 Open: Love, Sex, and Life in an Open Marriage”

  1. Hi-

    Thanks so much for posting this! It turned out to be a great night.

    Jenny Block
    Author of “Open: Love, Sex, and Life in an Open Marriage”


  2. novoscene said

    No problem,

    There are lots of folks interested in the poly life that don’t know where to start.
    Glad this book is out there.

  3. This book is great for anyone who wants a non-judgmental education on love, life, desire, and relationships.

    My wife has not subscribed to the lifestyle, but she was “open” enough to read it and understand a person’s desires and passions.

    Our “third person” in the bedroom happens to be fictious! (That was the only solution that worked for us) But hey, we don’t have any issues because a fictious character is 100% perfect in every way, we don’t have to feed her or deal with jealousy or any other emotional issues! Pretty cool, eh?


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