The Karezza Method

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J. William LloydThe Karezza Method, published in 1931, is a beautiful, inspiring manual about the practice of Karezza (controlled intercourse) by J. William Lloyd. Thoughtfully written and based on actual experience, it brims with practical information.

The author of The Karezza Method was apparently the same J. William Lloyd who was known as the "drugless physician." He was a poet, anarchist, writer, doctor, and editor of the Free Comrade. Lloyd (b. 1857) authored various unpublished writings, including Woman and the Larger Love (1933); A Brief Definition of the Larger Love (1929); and New Ideals in Love (1926), a lecture delivered before the Workers' Forum of Los Angeles, California. He died in 1940.

It is the wine of sex that gives love its enchantment and divine dreams. This is easily proven by giving lovers unrestricted license to express their transports. No sooner have they wasted the wine of sex by reckless embraces - often a single orgasm will thus temporarily demagnetize the man - tho they love each other just the same, as they will each stoutly assert - the irresistible attraction and radiance and magnetic thrills are gone, and there is a strange drop into cool, critical intellection or indifference, or perhaps dislike.

spilled wine glassFor more on The Karezza Method, see "The Soul-Blending Embrace."


French cover of 'The Karezza Method'If you prefer, the same book is also available at the Internet Sacred Text Archive in another format. The version at the Sacred Texts Archives includes the original page numbering, which may be useful for academic purposes. The Internet Sacred Text Archive has thousands more e-books available. Finally, a PDF version of the book is also available, as is a scan of the original book.

This book has been translated into French.