The reason our heroine finds herself in the arms of strangers may be that her idea of an intimate embrace involves grasping her man firmly by each lapel. Or possibly she just can't find a man who her shares her passionate for interpretive dance.
Her: "You kneel on the floor behind me fully clothed, and I will close my eyes and reach backwards over my shoulders...."
Him: "Why are we doing this again?"
Her: "It will express our ineffable connection, and also do wonders for my lower back pain."
Him: "Screw this for a game of soldiers."
The previous title of this book was And Ride a Tiger, so maybe that is what actually happened to his lower extremities.