The Multi-Orgasmic Couple: Sexual Secrets Every Couple Should Know

The Multi-Orgasmic Couple: Sexual Secrets Every Couple Should Know


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A classic work on human sexuality, The Multi-Orgasmic Couple —along with The Multi-Orgasmic Man and The Multi-Orgasmic Woman, the other volumes in the ground-breaking trilogy—is the first popular, accessible book designed to help sexual partners achieve new levels of sensual pleasure and intimacy. Co-written by Mantak Chia, the foremost expert in the field of Taoist sexuality, and Rachel Carlton Abrams, M.D., a family practice physician specializing in holistic health and sexuality, The Multi-Orgasmic Couple combines ancient Eastern wisdom with Western knowledge to provide the sexual secrets that every couple needs to know.

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ISBN-13: 9780062516145
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 02/23/2010
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 204
Sales rank: 214,682
Product dimensions: 7.38(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.56(d)

About the Author

Mantak Chia is a world-renowned teacher of the Taoist arts, from Tai Chi to Taoist sexuality. He is the coauthor of The Multi-Orgasmic Man and The Multi-Orgasmic Couple. He lives in Thailand and teaches in the United States and around the world.

Doug Abrams was Desmond Tutu’s coauthor for God Has a Dream and for his children’s books God’s Dream and Desmond and the Very Mean Word. He also was the editor of Tutu’s Children of God Storybook Bible and Made for Goodness. Abrams is the founder of Idea Architects, a book and media company that works with visionary authors to create a wiser, healthier, and more just world.

Mantak Chia is one of the world's leading teachers of the practical Taoist arts, including Tai Chi, Chi Kung, and Taoist sexuality, which he has distilled into a unique system called Healing Love. He is the author of more than a dozen books, including The Multi-Orgasmic Man: Sexual Secrets Every Man Should Know.

Maneewan Chia is also a teacher of the pratical Taoist arts and the coauthor of numerous books. They live in Thailand and have one child.

Rachel Carlton Abrams, M.D., is a family-practice physician who is also board certified in holistic medicine. She is the founder and medical director of Santa Cruz Integrative Medicine and Chi Center, where she specializes in holistic approaches to health and sexuality. The coauthor of The Multi-Orgasmic Couple, she lives in Santa Cruz, California, with her husband and three children.

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Shocking as it is for most people to hear, both women and men can have multiple orgasms. In this book, both you and your partner will learn how to experience multiple whole-body orgasms. However, this is just the beginning of the sexual knowledge that we present. When you and your partner are both multi-orgasmic, you will each experience far greater individual pleasure. You will also be able to harmonize your sexual needs and to reach ever more fulfilling levels of intimacy and ecstasy together.

Multiple Orgasms for All Men

Few people know that men can have multiple orgasms. While this fact has been known for several thousand years in the East and has been confirmed in the West by Alfred Kinsey and other sex researchers since the 1940s, it still remains a surprise to most men and women.

In our earlier book, The Multi-Orgasmic Man, we reviewed the most recent scientific evidence and presented ancient techniques for helping men become multi-orgasmic. We tried to give men a manual for a healthier and more satisfying experience of male sexuality. In this new book, we have tried to give couples a guidebook, or what the Taoists called "a pillow book," to deepen both partners' ability to experience pleasure, health, and intimacy.

Multiple Orgasms for All Women

While the fact that women can have multiple orgasms is well known, more than 50 percent of women have never had multiple orgasms or are not regularly multiply orgasmic. In this book, we will show all women how they can become consistently multi-orgasmic, and for those who are already multi-orgasmic we will show them how to expandand intensify their orgasms.

Harmonizing Sexual Desire

Lovemaking in which both partners arc multi-orgasmic allows couples to reach many peaks of orgasmic pleasure together. Equally important, it allows men and women to harmonize their often different sexual rhythms and desires so that they can have a deeply satisfying and profoundly intimate love life.

But sensual pleasure, as exquisite and enjoyable as it can be, is only the beginning.

Physical Health, Emotional Intimacy, and Spiritual Growth

This book draws on thousands of years of sexual knowledge to show couples how sexual energy can be used to cultivate all other aspects of their relationship, including their physical health, emotional intimacy, and even spiritual growth. In the modern world, we have torn ourselves apart: we have separated our genitals from the rest of our body and our body from our spirit. In this book we show couples how to put the pieces together again for a level of health, intimacy, and spiritual union that many may never have known was possible.

The Loss of Sexual Wisdom

In the modern world, we have lost most of our sexual wisdom. We live in a time of great sexual freedom but also great sexual confusion. Sexuality is everywhere used to titillate us, but there remains an enormous amount of shame. Many readers may feel embarrassed about simply picking up a book on sexuality (multiple orgasms, no less!) in the bookstore. This is understandable since most of our churches, synagogues, mosques, and temples view sex through a narrow lens of fear and moralism. Most of us are left feeling profoundly anxious if not downright ashamed of our sexual needs and desires.

Even people with "healthy" attitudes toward sex still find it difficult to talk with their partner about what they want sexually. We may have little problem telling our partner where to rub our shoulders, but most of us are much more reticent to tell our partner where to rub our "privates." A major part of overcoming the shame that restricts our sexuality is learning that it is natural and discovering a more holistic and healthier view of human sexuality.

Discovering Sexual Wisdom

In this book, we present the sexual wisdom of the Taoist (pronounced DOW-ist) tradition. Originally, the Taoists were a group of seekers in ancient China (around 500 B.C.E.) who were devoted to understanding health and spirituality. In this book, we will call the Taoist sexual tradition "Healing Love" since lovemaking was seen as a powerful way to heal ourselves and each other. It was also called "Sexual Kung Fu." Kung Fu simply means "practice," so Sexual Kung Fu simply means "sexual practice." (Rest assured, you will not be breaking any bricks with your forehead or karate-chopping each other in bed.)

Sex Is About Health

The Taoists were doctors and were concerned with the body's overall wellbeing as much as with its sexual pleasure. For the Taoist then and now, sex is about health, not morality.

The Taoists deeply investigated the healing power of lovemaking. In addition to giving their patients pills, Taoist doctors would often prescribe making love in various positions to help cure different illnesses.

Taoist sexuality -- or, as we will call it in this book, Healing Love -- began as an important branch of Chinese medicine, and an active sex life was understood to be an essential part of health and longevity. In studies of older adults, modern medicine has recently confirmed that sex is in fact vital for our long-term health.

Among the early Taoists, sex was a serious science to be studied and understood like any other branch of medicine. In this way, the Taoists were like proto-sexologists, early Masters and Johnsons, you might say. Just as we study nutrition to prepare healthy food and study cooking to prepare delicious food, one was expected to study sexuality to make it both healthful and more enjoyable.

Sexual Harmony and Love for a Lifetime

The Taoists saw sexual harmony as essential for marital satisfaction. Indeed, this was one of the prime motivations in the development of the bedroom arts. They knew, like any modern-day couples' therapist, if there are problems in the bedroom the whole relationship suffers. Sexual harmony, however, is not always easy to achieve. Partners often have very different sexual needs. While not all women or all men are identical, it was understood that women's sexual arousal and sexual response often differ dramatically from men's.

The Taoists referred to these differences as the result of male and female sexual energy (which they called yang and yin). We will explain to couples how these energies influence our sexuality and how to use this understanding to satisfy both partners' needs...

The Multi-Orgasmic Couple. Copyright © by Mantak & Maneew Chia. Reprinted by permission of HarperCollins Publishers, Inc. All rights reserved. Available now wherever books are sold.

Table of Contents

Preface xi
Introduction xiii
PART ONE Solo: Multiplying and Expanding Your Orgasms 1(90)
Fireworks: Multiple Orgasms for Men
Orgasm and Ejaculation
Understanding Your Orgasm
Multiplying Your Orgasm
Learning to Control Ejaculation
From Genital Orgasms to Whole-Body Orgasms
The Pool of Desire: Multiple Orgasms for Women
Desire Is the Energy of Life
Building Desire: Exploring Your Erotic Potential
Knowing Your Body
Pleasuring Yourself
Cultivating Your Orgasmic Potential
Your Sex Muscle
Becoming Multi-Orgasmic
Nine Steps to Multiple Orgasms for Any Woman
Missing the Big Bang: Overcoming Anorgasmia
Better than Chocolate, Better than Coffee: Expanding Your Orgasms and Your Energy
Your Energy
Cultivating Your Energy
Sexual Energy
Generating, Transforming, and Storing Sexual Energy
Orgasmic Upward Draw
Understanding the Power of Your Sexual Energy
PART TWO Duo: Sharing Passion, Healing, and Intimacy with Your Partner 91(106)
Pleasuring Each Other
Fire and Water
Men Are from Yang, Women Are from Yin
Arousal: Boiling Water and Igniting a Flame
Harmonizing Your Desires
Learning the Circuits of the Body
Body Parts
Tongue Kung Fu: Oral Sex on Women
Mouth Kung Fu: Oral Sex on Men
Shallow and Deep
Finding a Rhythm That Works for Both of You
Depth, Direction, and Speed
Real Screwing
Getting Really Hot
Sexual Healing
The Fountain of Youth
When Sparks Fly: Sexual Energy Healing
Mapping Your Genitals
Healing Positions
Circulating Sexual Energy
Multi-Orgasmic Quickies and Marathons
Coming and Going
Strengthening Your Sex Organs
Safer Sex and Sexual Health
The Power to Hurt and to Heal
Making Real Love
Cultivating Self-Love
Cultivating Love for Each Other
Staying in Touch
Love Lies Within
Power and Compassion
Sexing the Spirit
Morning Prayer
Union: Soul-Mating and Soul Orgasms
Universal Love
Transforming Sexual Energy into Spiritual Energy
Compassion and the Virtues of Our Spiritual Life
Cultivating Compassion
Revealing Ourselves
Making Love for a Lifetime
The Waxing and Waning of Desire
Harmonizing Different Desires
Being Sexual Without Doing It
Lifelong Lovemaking
Love Just Gets Better and Better
Sexual Health for Older Women
Sexual Health for Older Men
Sexual Health for Older Couples
Maintaining the Charge
Avoid Increasing Sexual Stakes
The Real Secret of Sexuality
Sharing Secrets
Notes 197(4)
Resources 201

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I read a previous version over dacade ago at the library, bought a copy, and this one I sent to my daughter who just turned 18 and is asking all the interesting questions. She and her boyfriend have found it informative and wish some of this had been taught in Sex class in high school. It worked to varying "noticible" degrees for everybody who ever borrowed my copy ;-)
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