Posted by: Kiss | 2003/01/23


You sometimes speak of "outercourse". What do you mean?

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Outercourse is lovemaking without penetration into a vagina or an anus. It allows a couple to be sexual, more intimate, and even orgasmic with one another without having sexual intercourse. With outercourse, no semen, vaginal fluids, or blood is shared between partners. As a result, outercourse protects against pregnancy and some sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

Some outercourse pleasuring possibilities include hot talk, sexy stares, erotic fantasy, spicy role-plays, sensual massage, showering or bathing together, strip-tease, mutual masturbation, phone or e-mail sex, and dry sex (eg. dry humping or frottage).

Outercourse is useful:

* when people choose to abstain from sex or are not ready for intercourse yet
* if one partner doesn't feel like having intercourse
* as another sexual option for partners who have already had intercourse
* if a partner doesn't want to be penetrated (or do something that's penetrating)
* if a partner is sore or has an infection
* if people don't have condoms or any other birth control
* if a partner is constipated
* if a woman partner has her period
* just for a change

Try it some time, you might like it!
Dr Elna Mcintosh

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Posted by: Lancelot | 2003/01/23

You can add armpit sex to the list.

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