"Passionate Marriage" is recognized as the pioneering book on intimate human relationships. With a new preface by the author, this updated edition explores the ways in which passion can be kept alive and how the height of sexual and emotional fulfillment can be reached in later life. David Schnarch accompanies his inspirational message of attaining long-term happiness with proven techniques developed in worldwide workshops to help couples develop greater intimacy. Chapters provide the scaffolding for overcoming sexual and emotional roadblocks - from evaluating personal expectations to laying the groundwork for keeping the sparks alive years down the road and everything in between. This book is sure to help couples overcome hurdles in their relationships and reach the fullest potential in their love lives.