coitus reservatus

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coitus reservatus

(ˌrɛzəˈvɑːtəs)
n
(Zoology) the deliberate delaying or avoidance of orgasm during intercourse
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Eastern practices such as Tantra and Taoism as well as Karezza (a Western form of sacred sex) have to some extent, elevated intercourse to a spiritual practice.
Melbourne, February 11( ANI ): A new sexual practice called karezza is gaining popularity as a new way to enhance relationships and revive sex lives.
While the trend is new, its roots are in ancient times, borrowing from Taoist and Tantric principles, said Marnia Robinson, a karezza devotee and author of Cupid's Poisoned Arrow (Random House), in which she writes about climax-free sex.
JUST when you thought you had the whole under-duvet sweaty stuff sussed out, along comes a whole new sexual practice called Karezza.
So she turned to Karezza, or practicable continence, as advocated by the American proponent of new thought and sex reform, Alice Bunker Stockhamn.
This type of orgasm is what is traditionally sought after as part of Tantric or Karezza practices (Muir, 1989; Bass, 2009).
Karezza, which is derived from the Italian word carezza, meaning caress, stays far from the edge of orgasm.