Report: Fifty Shades trilogy to hit $20M sales mark in US
Psychotherapist Dr. Robi Ludwig explains book's success
- Duration 5:40
- Date Jul 9, 2012
Psychotherapist Dr. Robi Ludwig explains book's success
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This just in sex does sell twenty million copies worth the fifty shades trilogy.
Set to hit that mark this week.
And in -- -- and our relationships.
Not hitting the mark.
Well because the more the ladies get into this book.
The more it seems to me it's like fifty shades of things are looking pretty grave -- -- guys to doctor -- -- -- on just how.
Press guys on our -- gonna give away is that want people to have the joy of Reading these senators on and how miserable it looks for guys because how miserable women are and think of us it's pretty.
I don't know what that says that but what do many therapists will say to women can complain about not feeling sexual in their marriage.
-- -- recommend that women read something very sexy to stimulate their sexuality.
So I think in many ways it's very good -- men because.
Their benefiting from women discovering this new sexual appetite that's been lots of -- million copies.
Now does that mean well okay I think that there's -- place for mommy porn but I think it also.
Speed was doing there isn't that mommy put more real that there's a place -- pornography.
Or -- or consider this series pornographic.
-- there are aspects of it it's clearly about sexuality and I think it's.
Winning feel so tired it is hard to feel section won't it's hard to feel sexual within our marriages.
I don't know how much sex is going in on in a lot of marriages.
Because we're taking care of -- -- there is a big name I does that.
I -- -- sure broken but I think it's really true.
We're working we're taking care of what is it more acute now at this stage of -- recovers or something bigger and it -- -- it this is an out there for awhile.
How was it now coming to get together this -- up there.
She couldn't find a publisher which started.
That just goes to show you publishers don't always know what people want to read.
They might have been scared by the sexual component.
But clearly they were wrong and I think for women it's -- -- -- what you wish for.
Women wanted wanted it all it's an -- working in some cases were earning more money than our husbands.
And this book is really about a sexual -- Cinderella story.
I don't know if women would be responding to this story line if the man who was engaged in this state of masochism was not a billionaire.
Basically he thinks of everything he takes care of this woman she doesn't really need to think at all.
And what she gets had admitted she teaches him about real lot.
So if she learns about sacks and he learns about love but the fact that he's the billionaire who gives a beautiful clothes and jewelry and cars.
And -- seems to know what she wants without her having to tell him.
That's not romantics and I say and I've read over some of it.
But because I can read -- did that that we've been -- that is as the male species there.
Giving flowers and and and and dining out I was when that's not what you want at all.
I think it's an aspect of what we want and what we want in our fantasy lives all the money really -- -- her yeah she Marlins as you can take your fine dining and stuff.
-- writers what I want to see me sexually -- you want sex accidentally see -- I'm beautiful that's with a big moneymaker that's the pay dirt.
That there yeah so but I I hear a lot of -- complaining that and anyone and I -- but there's a certainly a wonderful wife of an era and it did not -- saying.
-- -- find their husbands or boyfriends too distracted or two.
Much under pressure -- -- so they're not.
At the girlfriends and are looking at the -- at -- as a result.
The other girlfriends or wives are angry and now they're taking it out.
By deliberately pushing up this -- its sales.
Well I'm an -- that a lot of happiness and there's a did you make a statement well they know I mean they might be -- listen in real relationships.
We don't attend to each other and that what -- tell them.
The guy that you do it if he comes into your office yeah I was -- doctor you know.
My wife has been reading this whole series and I'm getting parent I was leafing through it and it says.
A lot of stuff I'm not doing right and I would say if your wife's excited help her show you what she want -- But see here's a pain.
On some level -- -- want men to know automatically.
And then Tuesday I heard a copy don't ask sable brush than the message of that alone to -- -- -- -- of their hotels now that are offering this fifty shades of gray experience.
It's really still -- all need to do is get your real name but I don't know where it has not matter now but -- not like ones that sort of thing we are working.
No -- hours -- -- up in that there's a one Raddatz at the Lincoln Tom -- -- much priority to -- and Carolina color or somebody.
Obviously this is the fastest moving book now.
-- this is the Bible and also the writer is one of us -- is also a working mother she -- angry.
Really -- -- and how well.
You're looking not only -- under angry in all husbands are angry.
Because the reality is we don't always know how to meet each other's needs I think -- census response -- I did.
But I said husbands don't know but you did that like the you exclusively to let you would stand up for the guys I don't -- Leo yeah there you can't expect to -- you.
All right if it disintegrates and -- series.
Bestselling book right now and men are veterans think that a venables and essentially women saying that -- we --