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Playing Without a Partner

A Singles' Guide to Sex, Dating, and Happiness

Published by Cleis Press
Distributed by Simon & Schuster


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About The Book

Are you single and loving it? …or single and loathing it?

Erase the stigma of singledom and embrace your solo self with sexologist Megan Stubbs’ comprehensive guide to all the best parts about going it alone—from fulfilling authentic personal goals to becoming your own best friend in the bedroom. She offers expert insight on modern dating, orgasm anatomy, exploring kinks, better understanding your body, and even how best to have sex with strangers, all peppered with hilarious anecdotes from her own experiences as a fiercely single woman.

Whether you’re contentedly single or still searching for your one and only, Playing Without a Partner will empower you to own and explore yourself, both inside and out, between the sheets and beyond.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Cleis Press (May 11, 2021)
  • Length: 250 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781627783040

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Raves and Reviews

Exceptionally 'reader friendly' in tone, commentary, organization and presentation, "Playing Without a Partner: A Singles' Guide to Sex, Dating, and Happiness" is a life-changing, life-enhancing, life-celebrating compendium of practical advice, inspirational motivating, and DIY encouragement.

– Midwest Book Review

This is a book that I've been waiting for someone to write, and Megan was the perfect person to write it! With humor and insight, she disrupts the narratives that are used to hold unpartnered people back and dares us to reimagine singledom. Playing Without a Partner debunks one of the most insidious myths about the solo life--the idea that you don't have access to intimacy. This book serves as a reminder that the most important relationship you'll ever have is with yourself, so make sure it's a good one!

– Anita Little, sex editor at Playboy

Hilarious and heartfelt, Stubbs weaves science and stories from her past to create a journey that will make anyone, single or partnered, feel better about themselves.

– Meika Hollender, Co-Founder of Sustain and Author of 'Get on Top'

An empowering, fun read! This book not only provides valuable advice for leveling up your sex life — whether solo or with a partner — but also the tools to improve your emotional and physical wellbeing in myriad ways.

– Emmy Favilla, author of A World Without "Whom"

Single or not single, Playing Without A Partner, is a must-have for the bookshelf. Not only does Megan offer a relatable, funny and (very) direct take on embracing your sexuality, she makes taboo topics feel not-so-taboo anymore!

– Bethany C. Meyers, Founder and CEO of the be.come project

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