“From “the look” to “making the move” – we’ve been doing it all wrong.
You are about to be taken on a fun, helpful journey revealing the faults of body language, the joys of talking, the serious impact of wrongful behaviors, how to EXPECT RESPECT from both partners throughout all facets of a relationship, how to help your family and friends, and much more! Best of all, you are going to gain realistic skills you will have fun using in your life and for sharing with those you love (both children and adults).
Can I Kiss You? is an in-depth look at the positive realities of intimacy and the dangers that exist in the current dating culture for teenagers and adults. Written by Mike Domitrz, this insightful book full of candid advice, real-life scenarios, and interactive exercises is revolutionizing each person’s approach to dating & building respect – all while helping address the reality of sexual assault in today’s culture.
While most people simply “make their move” on a date, Domitrz reveals why asking first makes all the difference. Students, parents, educators and professionals are experiencing success with this innovative, respectful and fun approach to dating.
Concepts & Lessons Discussed in the Book:
- 20 Interactive Exercises
- Dating Fear Factors
- Numerous “how to’s”
- Body Language Challenge
- Tips for Healthy & Fun Dating
- Peer Pressure
- Alcohol & Date Rape Drugs
- Sexual Harassment
- Supporting Survivors
- …and much more
Reviews for “Can I Kiss You?”
Every student, whether male or female, needs to use this asking approach. Every parent who is concerned about their sons’ and daughters’ dating relationship (that’s most of us!) should give this book to their teenagers.
– Charles Zastrow, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Social Work, University of Wisconsin – Whitewater
I’m not aware of a book like this. May I Kiss You? gives a healthy, straight-forward method for ensuring respectful dating behavior. It is a must read for parents and teens! Mike puts into words what we’ve known but haven’t explained very well.
– Patti Broomell, Counselor, Hamilton High School
The most important issues facing our youth today have been addressed in this sensational book on dating and sexual assault awareness. The angles taken by Domitrz reach the inner most thoughts of all ages, giving the reader detailed solutions to the entire dating experience. A must read!
– Sharlene Stewart, a Parent, Immaculata, PA
Some books are just plain useful. And welcome. If you have pre-teens or teenagers in your house or in your life, take a look at May I Kiss You?: A Candid Look at Dating, Communication, Respect & Sexual Assault Awareness by Michael J. Domitrz. This is a fresh, practical and strong-willed book about mutual respect and understanding. It tells young people how to express their affections in respectful and clear ways. It teaches them how to avoid the assumptions that lead to conflict and problems and it explains what sexual assault is.
– Dan Hays in Statesman JournalIn a cultural environment where all of us continually receive mixed and confusing messages about what a healthy, consensual relationship might look like, Domitrz lights up the issue with welcomed rays of clarity and insight.– Pat McGann, Ph.D., Director of Outreach, Men Can Stop Rape, Washington, D.C.
Domitrz covers a sensitive topic in a unique manner…He makes you think about the very basic “kiss” and how even that act demands permission.
– Catherine Lovecchio, Director of Health & Wellness Education, Villanova University
Given the changing nature of dating relationships over the past several decades, Mike’s book provides a much-needed message for today’s society. Everyone who reads this book, from parents to students to administrators and others, will benefit from this refreshing look at the age old topic of relationships. I highly recommend this book, and I am eagerly awaiting the arrival of Mike’s next book!!
– David Dial, Residential Life, Louisiana State University
Domitrz simplifies the confusion of the dating process by urging readers to openly communicate their wants and needs. He empowers both males and females to transcend stereotypical gender roles and embrace a relationship that is free from sexual pressure and misunderstandings.”
– Theresa Asmus, Counselor, Rape Crisis Service of Planned Parenthood of the Rochester/Syracuse Region, New York