A new trend in couples therapy, Karezza, encourages couples to have sex without orgasms in order to grow closer and repair their relationships. Matt Cook, who practices karezza, says his sex life is better than ever, and that sex without orgasm, “creates a deep feeling in a relationship that is very difficult to describe – much deeper than conventional sex.” In 1896 Dr. Alice Bunker Stockham wrote a book called Karezza, a term that comes from the Italian word carezza, which means caress. Stockham encouraged “male continence” as a way to strengthen marriages, and suggested women follow suit. Many who practice karezza believe it has rejuvenated their sex lives.

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