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Slow Sex: The Art and Craft of the Female Orgasm

3.86 of 5 stars 3.86  ·  rating details  ·  271 ratings  ·  38 reviews
The truth is: Most women do not have satisfying sex lives. SLOW SEX can change that.

Better sex is about one thing: better orgasm. This life-altering guide teaches men and women how to use the practice of Orgasmic Meditation-or OM-to slow down, connect emotionally, and achieve authentic female sexual satisfaction. The promise: In just fifteen minutes every woman can become
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published May 25th 2011 by Grand Central Life & Style (first published January 1st 2011)
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Oh my God. OH MY GOD.
Yes. This book is worth reading. Good stuff. Thought provoking. That's all I'll say. Except that some of the gendered generalizations did not fly with me, particularly the ones about women needing to stop breaking down in order to make a man feel safe in bed. Nevertheless, if you skip the chapters about what men and women really want, you'll very much enjoy the rest. And no, I have not practiced this technique yet but I am intrigued to know that it exists. And now that is really all I'll say. (B ...more
It comes off a bit gimmicky and over-simplified, but I think Nicole's technique is a good jumping-off point for anyone looking for "deeper connection" in their sex life. I really enjoyed her own biographical monologue in the first chapter; and didn't enjoy the branded-marketing feeling we get when she talks about "OM" and "turnon".
Steve Lee Sr
Interesting, but not much fun alone. I couldn't actually say if this book was helpful or not, since it's intended for couples and at the moment I'm not part of one of those. I'll also need to see if it's available in Spanish.

So at some point in the future I'd like to listen to this again, but WITH someone.
Reviewed at: Over A Cuppa Tea
Review date: 1 July 2011
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My husband was positively flabbergasted when he saw this inside one of my ‘pornography’ reading list. Gosh, what wouldn’t I give to see him blush and flustered like that again? I’d give anything just to see that again. I love it when he’s surprised like that and looked at me as if he’s discovered something new and absolutely wicked about me.

Anyway… enough with my amusement… LOL. I can assure you it won’
A one trick pony - OMing (a form of sexual mindfulness) is her universal answer. She guarantees women an orgasm every time by redefining "orgasm" to not require climax. In fact it is stretched to the point that it is present even in boring or somewhat unpleasant episodes – since you’re being so very open and Zen that you accept them all with equal-mindedness. Hmmm … does orgasm mean anything at all in this context? By the end orgasm almost seems to be an attitude or state of mind. Only for coupl ...more
I have this as an audio book. The thing is, it's not about what you think it's about. I can't wait to listen to it with my fiance and start to practice some of the ideas in here. Many books about sex just say to have better sex, a woman just needs to relax. That's nonsense - there's much more to it than "just" relaxing, which I don't find terribly easy when I'm _not_ busy being intimate. Savoring my relaxation time is something I keep saying I want to do but not actually doing it; this book prac ...more
Sep 20, 2013 Karen rated it 5 of 5 stars
Shelves: sex
"Better sex is about...better orgasm. Teaches men & women the practice of orgasmic meditation -- om -- to slow down. Connect emotionally, achieve authentic female satisfaction. The 'slow sex movement' is devoted to the art & craft. OM is the act of slowing down, tuning in, experiencing a deeper spiritual & physical connection during sex. The philosophy & techniques of OM as well as exercises for 'regular' sex life... This book is an argument for daily intercourse. it's also an ar ...more
For reasons that I suspect that have more to do with this country's puritanical conditioning than with me, it gave me pause to read a book about sex. But I'm glad I did. It's worth it.

This is a book for couples looking to unlock an emotional depth that can only be achieved by sexual intimacy. Not the kind of intimacy we see in Hollywood movies but the real kind. It took me no time at all -- days -- to get into, process, discuss and ultimately use the techniques in this book to bring me closer t
Bea Bolinger
This book promised a lot but was not at all what I was expecting. I thought it was a self help book for women but really its a gimicky boring and clumsy book for middle aged men to get them to rethink about sex and orgasims and pleasing their partner. I didn't finish it.
This sounds like a good thing but I can't imagine that very many men would be interested in signing up for it -- and as a woman -- it sounds a lot like work -- but that could be because I'm not in a relationship right now :-)
It's really about way more than sex. It recommends a kind of practice that can potentially transform ones life.
Fascinating sexuality practice that emphasizes awareness and connection.
Ellie Lum
Everyone should read this book. This book will change your life.
I wrote a stunning review and it didn't show up. Cest la vie.
Just not feeling it right now.
yay sex cult!
It is not primarily about slow sex. It's not about positions, sex toys or some spiritual woo-woo either. It's about a healthy, down to earth, sensation-based approach to sex that our culture is seriously lacking. No recipes here, only a simple practice with few guidelines that will hopefully let the reader discover and free his or her own desire that will form his or her own unique approach to sensuality and intimacy. Personally, I have found that the few guidelines for the practice described in ...more
Its kind of funny as I age I sort of am taking steps backwards towards my early twenties. I used to be someone who didn't really care about censoring myself and would post every dumb idea that would pop into my brain. Then I began to become more reserved almost never wanting to post anything about myself in fears of not getting that job I was applying for. Now in my mid-twenties I am more life experience, I make better decisions, more peaceful and tolerant of the world around me,yet, I want to b ...more
I felt like it was more than a little hippie dippie (to use a very imprecise phrase worthy of hippie dippieism). Here was one phrase that really made me want to howl with frustration (not a good kind of frustration), "Just look at the way the natural world works; when each species follows its desires, you don't get a war zone— you get an ecosystem." Of course, idyllic nature, animals killing and eating each other (frequently while they are still alive) is practically the definition of peace. ... ...more
There were part of this book that resonated and others that grated. It was certainly not without insightful suggestions on how to become more mindful. The parts that made the most sense to me involved the attention given to all parts of the practice of Orgasmic Meditation, beginning with the request. and all the way to the grounding at the end. I was perhaps most disappointed by the chapters that purported to explain what each gender wanted the other to know about them. Overly subjective general ...more
This book can be summed up in a single phrase: "sex can be better if you do it slowly."

Other supposedly "world shattering" concepts include:
- We all have baggage about sex
- You should be comfortable
- Open and honest communication is good

Did anyone really find this surprising?!
This book I read first time couple of years ago. Very HOT book, however trying to convince girls to test these principles out proved quite difficult... They just prefer a normal fuck.
Stefan Wyper
A lot based on the practise of ohming which was the theme of the book a hand based technique. Definitely need to really internalise it but overall a decent book
The reason I gave this two stars instead of one is that I believe the OM practice itself has some usefulness for those who want to bring more awareness into their sex lives. But it's wrapped in so much cheesiness that you have to bring a lot of willingness just to get through this book. Worse than the irritating writing style is the fact that the author tells you what you will likely experience at every step of the practice rather than saying, "Try this and see what you see." This struck me as v ...more
Fer Camaccio iñiguez
A little bit difficult to put it into practice at first, but once you manage to get the m.o. in your repertoire, your sex life will boost to new levels. The hard thing is to convince your parnter to start.
Often as an OB/Gyn, I am answering questions about weak orgasms or other relative issues.

I will often recommend this to be read individually or with partners to discover ideas that will help.
Kimia Jalili
oh yesss.. need to be practiced
I didn't really get through the full thing. Maybe I'm not ready for the full extent of what Nicole Daedone teaches but the intro is great. Not just about slowing down for sex, but about slowing down and enjoying, no creating a relationship with, life. I think I will be coming back to this at some point in the future.
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