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Ruth K. Westheimer
“The taste of chocolate is a sensual pleasure in itself, existing in the same world as sex ... For myself, I can enjoy the wicked pleasure of chocolate ... entirely by myself. Furtiveness makes it better.”
“My favorite animal is the turtle ... For the turtle to move, it has to stick its neck out.”
“An orgasm is just a reflex, like a sneeze.”
“When it comes to sex, the most important six inches are the ones between the ears.”
“To have a good sex life, you have to make your life in general more interesting.”
“[To a male caller who says, 'If a woman is frigid, what happens if you —':] Whoa! Hold it! That word you can’t say on my program. There’s no more ‘frigid woman.’”
Ruth K. Westheimer, U.S. sex therapist, media personality, writer
Best known as Dr. Ruth.