"In the area of sacred intimacy, David Deida is holding a lightning bolt. He sheds an astonishing light." --MARIANNE WILLIAMSOR, author of A Woman's Worth
"As a woman, I've never felt so understood and validated. Finally, a clear and brilliant guide to unraveling the mystery of relationships." --MARCI SHIMOFF, co-author of the New York Times bestseller Chicken Soup for the Woman's Soul
"I feel that Deida has reached a new level of poetic genius in his writing, and his understanding of feminine psychology astounds me." --MIRANDA SHAW, PH.D., author of Passionate Enlightenment: Women in Tantric Buddhism
"We all taste God, taste Goddess, taste pure spirit in those moments of sexual rapture, and wise men and women have always used that rapture to reveal Spirit's innermost secrets. David Deida is such a wise one." --KEN WILBER, author of Grace and Grit
Every woman knows the fairy tale: find the right man, give him what he wants and needs, and he'll love you forever. But when the myth you've been asked to believe fails to deliver—when you sense you've been settling for far less than you know in your heart is possible—how do you attract and keep a man capable of meeting what you most passionately yearn for? In Dear Lover, David Deida explores every aspect of the feminine practice of spiritual intimacy, from sexuality and lovemaking to family and career to emotions, trust, and commitment. Written as a collection of letters from a man to his dear lover, here is this internationally acclaimed writer's invitation to practice love as a living art, as you discover how to pick the man of deep integrity who will satisfy the needs of your body, heart, and spirit.