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A revolutionary practice for couples to enhance sexuality and reach higher states of consciousness

• How to make sex a conscious decision, not an accidental encounter

• Discusses how slowness increases sensitivity and awakens the body’s innate mechanism for ecstasy

• Reveals how sexuality can be sustainable and enjoyable well into old age

While fast, hot, orgasm-driven sex can bring momentary satisfaction, in the long run it can become boring and mechanical, causing many couples to lose interest and stop making time for physical intimacy. The first step to revive a waning sex life or make a healthy one more fulfilling, says author Diana Richardson, is to make sex a conscious decision rather than an accidental encounter. Focusing on eye contact, subtle sensations, and deep breathing, Diana’s practice of slow sex awakens the body’s innate mechanism for ecstasy, unlocking the door to extraordinary realms of sensitivity, sensuality, and higher consciousness.

Exploring the healing, spiritual power of slow sex, this book offers a step-by-step guide for committed couples to transform sex into a meditative, loving union of complementary energies. It explains how slow sex increases sensitivity and sexual vitality and how, because it creates and restores love, slow sex is loving sex. With a focus on coolness rather than heat, this practice provides couples a way to reach a shared meditative state and use it as a vehicle to achieve higher consciousness. Illustrating different positions for eye contact, deep sustained penetration, and soft penetration, this book reveals that sex truly can be sustainable and enjoyable well into old age.

Topics: Guides, Contemplative, Sexuality, Sex, Happiness, and Communication

Published: Inner Traditions on
ISBN: 9781594778230
List price: $14.95
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