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The art of sleeping alone : why one French woman suddenly gave up sex

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"Sophie Fontanel, ...novelist and ... editor of French "Elle," tells the... story of her decision to stop having sex a choice that profoundly changed her view of herself and her place in the world. At the age of forty-nine, after thirty-six years of having (and, for the most part, enjoying) an active sex life, beloved French author, journalist, editor, and fashion blogger Sophie Fontanel decided she wanted to take a break. Despite having it all a glamorous job, plenty of dates and boyfriends, stylish clothes, and endless parties to attend she still wasn t happy, and found herself wanting more. She chose to give up her sex life, and in so doing shocked all of her friends and colleagues. What she discovers about herself is truly liberating and raises a number of questions about the expectations of the society in which we live..."--From the publisher.

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