Secular Traditions

Secular writings containing insights related to sexual alchemy, such as "Karezza," "Male Continence," "Sex, Perfection & Marriage," "The Kreutzer Sonata," and so forth

Euripides - "Iphegenia at Aulis"

EuripidesThose people are happy who relish love's pleasure
Enjoying Aphrodite's sensual embrace
As a ship riding easy on a calm sea,
Avoiding the obsession that leads to disgrace.
For sex, like a horsefly, can madden with its sting,
And Eros has two arrows to his string,
Beneath that deceptive golden hair.
A mere scratch from the first brings lifelong joy,
But the second wounds to death, and breeds despair.

Goddess born in Cyprus [Aphrodite], keep my bedroom safe

Transorgasmic Sex

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LoversLearn about an inspiring new model for sexuality, created by Chilean Psychologist Franscisco Moreno. Here are his remarks describing it.

Transorgasmic sex is based in thermodynamics, and heavily influenced by the work of C. G. Jung. I use the term "irreversible expansion" (for example, an atomic explosion) for the orgasmic experience, and "reversible expansion" (for example, a nuclear reactor) for the transorgasmic experience.

Transorgasmic consciousness has existed in all cultures. It does not belong to sexuality only. Even in sports and other physical or aesthetic disciplines we find experiences similar to transorgasmic.

Magnetic Sex

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Cover of 'Sexual Energy Ecstasy'In honor of The Mysterious Heart, here's an account of a way to make love that relies almost entirely on the merging of energy fields. It is one of about ten "soft styles" of lovemaking collected in the first edition of Sexual Energy Ecstasy by Ramsdale and Dorfman.1

  • 1. Peak Skill Publishing (1985)

Resume - Fifty Pointers on Love, Sex and Married Life

Advice, Questions and Answers
Part I.
FIFTY POINTERS ON LOVE, SEX AND MARRIED LIFE

These apply to normal or average circumstances; they all have their exceptions.

(A) During Childhood:

1. Every mother should try to nurse her child for at least three months.

2. During the first year of every child's life it should be held naked against its mother's body at least an hour a day.

3. Every child, before puberty, should be taken into the mother's bed for at least an hour, mornings or evenings, daily if possible, but at least three times a week.

Chapter 6: Application of the Rules - Part 3

CASE VIII.

Consultation (a): Miss Esther K., twenty-seven years old, a teacher in a private school, came to my office in a disturbed state. She said she did not know what was wrong with her and burst into tears. Most of her story came out badly muffled by her handkerchief

It chiefly concerned Ted, a man thirty-two years old, whom she had met, a year ago, at a summer resort. He was a chemist employed by a big oil company. They had fallen in love at first sight and were together all day long during their two weeks' vacation. They had become so attached to each other that she had followed his suggestion, changed her school and moved to his town. In the beginning they met every evening, had dinner together, went to movies or concerts or listened to the radio, either at his apartment or at hers.

Chapter 6: Application of the Rules - Part 2

Group B.

EXAMPLES SHOWING IMPROVEMENT.

CASE IV.

Mrs. Florence W., thirty-two years old, an attractive, feminine type of woman, had first to be assured that her visit would remain entirely confidential as her husband did not

know that she was consulting me. She had been married for six years. It was a love marriage. For four years all had gone well. They had many things in common. But during the last two years he had neglected her more and more, spending most evenings away from home and, as she found out, with a young woman who was employed as his secretary. She was considering a divorce. But her two children were very close to their father, and her mother was also dependent on him. She asked my advice: Should she go to the secretary and ask her to give her husband up, or should she present him with the alternative - either dismiss his secretary or get a divorce? Or was that running too big a risk? Must she accept an intolerable situation merely for economic reasons? She thought not. For even if it came to a divorce, he would have to support them. Any judge, she asserted, would be on her side. Furthermore, she had worked before her marriage and believed that she could easily get another job.

Chapter 6: Application of the Rules - Part 1

(CASE HISTORIES)

THE AUTHOR'S FILES, especially those of the last decade, record the experiences of many couples who were advised either to change or to start their sex relations in accordance with the six rules. They include a number of exceptional cases but most of the cases may be regarded as typical, repeating the same problems with variations. The results have been excellent, but only when the couples were cooperative and strictly followed instructions. Otherwise they have had to content themselves with mere improvement. Where one of the partners refuses to obey the rules or does not want to change a faulty sex habit, the sex relationship continues unsatisfactory. Such a result cannot be blamed on the rules, any more than a schoolteacher can be held responsible for the failure of a child who plays truant.

L'Homme et La Femme

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par Victor Hugo

English symbolIn English

'Amore' paintingL’homme est la plus élevée des créatures; la femme est le plus sublime des idéaux.

Dieu a fait pour l’homme un trône; pour la femme un autel. Le trône exalte; l’autel sanctifie.

L’homme est le cerveau, la femme le cœur. Le cerveau fabrique la lumière; le cœur produit l’Amour. La lumière féconde; l’Amour ressuscite.

Chapter 5: The Six Rules of Sex Intercourse - Part 6

The following examples will show the close relationship between an unsatisfactory sex life and both physical ailments and mental disturbances.

CASE I

On September 21st, 1939, at a neuro-psychiatric conference of the University of California in San Francisco, the seemingly in curable case of Mr. K. was presented. He was a man about thirty years old, suffering from stomach ulcers and high blood pressure, and so nervous that for two years he had been unable to work or sleep; he was incapable of any kind of concentration such as that required to read, write or listen to music. All treatment had proved useless. He had to be kept constantly under narcotics. After he had attempted to commit suicide, his case was brought before the conference for a group decision. At the author's request this man was put under his care.

Chapter 5: The Six Rules of Sex Intercourse - Part 5

Before ending this chapter, a few words addressed especially to the male reader.

As already stated it has been my experience that a physically adult man over thirty years of age usually resents being found a poor lover. He tends to blame any unsatisfactory aspect of his sex relations on his wife's frigidity. He also wants to have his local satisfaction whenever he desires it. Inasmuch as many physically adult men are still emotionally immature, that is to say still accustomed, as during their spoiled childhood, to receive rather than to give in the love relationship, they are unwilling to try to control themselves in the manner described. Everything that hinders immediate satisfaction of desire they find either annoying or irritating.

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