For more than twenty-five years, Ginger Manley counseled hundreds of individuals and couples in her sex therapy practice in Nashville, TN. Since closing the practice, she has taught in the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and has authored a monthly question and answer column on sexuality and aging. She lives near Nashville with her husband. In her personal time, she enjoys gardening and travel.
On a flight to LA celebrity sex therapist Dr. Carroll Murphy sits next to Trixie and Peggy and learns they have just been outed as Trollops. Despite her best intentions, Carroll becomes enmeshed in the doings and the dancing of this unlikely sisterhood over the next eight years, culminating in a life-altering meltdown for her on Mothers Day 2004.
Disarmed is the story of John Manley, a Disabled American Veteran who lost his left arm in pilot training in the US Air Force in 1965. Hardly missing a beat, he has continued for fifty years to be a competitive athlete, successful businessman, and father and husband, but his "damn artificial arm" has a mind of its own, often causing hilarious and seemingly unbelievable but hilarious events.
For those of us who came of age in the Sexual Revolution, no one told us we would need help with our sexuality as we aged. Until now, few books have openly discussed this topic and provided clear answers to all we need to know. Assisted Loving engages readers in forty-nine dialogues, taken from the writer's audience as a teacher, therapist, and columnist, using humor and honesty to convey truths.