I Thought It Was Just Me Women Reclaiming Power and Courage in A Culture of Shame Brown, Brené. I was first introduced to Brown via her powerful TED talk on vulnerability. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iCvmsMzlF7o This book really hits home - in a helpful way.
Explicit, yes. However, the character development prevented me from putting these down. You will certainly find yourself skimming over the 'explicit' just to get on with the story to try and understand this couple. It's been a fun read, better if you have a friend to talk to about it because it's hard to explain why it is addictive until you pick it up for yourself.