The end actually made me sad to see how both their lives deteriorated and slowly grinded to a halt. Masters was both a man of his times particularly in regards to homosexuality and a transformative figure who, as much as anyone, helped change the attitudes of those times.
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I decided to buy the book to get some closure. His work opened the way for a more equal understanding of female sexual needs and capacities, yet he used his position to force a female subordinate to have sex with him in a way that would easily have led to a sexual harrassment suit today.
AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. March Learn how and when to remove this template message. Inspiration for to the tv serie "Masters of sex". I had also heard of the use of sex surrogates for therapeutic purposes but had not realized it was something that Masters and Johnson pioneered.
Tragically, they were not successful.
Their near-nightly sex was part of their work ethic. Back to top. It continues to Bill and how he overcame a horrifically abusive childhood to become a respected doctor and eventually moved from helping couples overcome infertility to sex research.
Masters was a fine obstetrician and gynaecologist with an excellent reputation even before he made his much more controversial name as a sexologist. Sell on Amazon Start a Selling Account. Masters emerges as colder, calculating, even manipulative, manoeuvring her into their affair and marriage.
The book also corrected some facts that the show missed. I do not usually enjoy reading biographies, but I did like this one. And in fact, that's kind of how Bill Masters, studying anatomy both in Rochester and later at Johns Hopkins, became aware that this was something that had never been done.
No first, tears, highlights, etc in the pages. Frankia Symbioses. As a result, I quickly became familiar with Masters and Johnson and their study, but I always just thought of it as a regular university study that a couple of scie When you look at my undergraduate transcript, it looks like I studied to be a whore.