After he stopped working at his law firm, she spoke with one of his former partners and said she too "felt as though she might have been hypnotized. There's also the issue of knowledge and information sets. Post-hypnotic suggestions can often take a few sessions to 'stick', and should be used somewhat regularly at least in order to ensure that they stay fresh in the subject's subconscious. It is possible to enter a deep trance with the eyes open, but most people tend towards closing their eyes as they relax anyway, so calling attention to it can help them feel that they are becoming more entranced.
All our sexual hang ups are merely illusions that we then project upon sex and other human beings.