Alice Bunker Stockham () was one of the first female M.D.s in the United States. In her remarkable _Karezza_, she develops her theory of secular. Karezza, Ethics of Marriage, by Alice B. Stockham , full text etext at sacred- I first came across the name of Alice Bunker Stockham in connection with the Rational Dress Movement–a nineteenth-entury reform movement.
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Trivia About Karezza, Ethics o In Karezza, however, she recommends to a woman addicted kqrezza masturbation that she ailce her urge as a call to do Spirit’s work in the world, and pour her energy into some beneficial undertaking. In later writings she also began to promulgate the need for women to learn to control their orgasm responses in the same way that the men of Oneida did. Alice Bunker enrolled in and graduated from Olivet College in Michigan, founded in by Congregationalists and dedicated to promoting education to students regardless of sex, race, or financial means.
Alice Bunker Stockham November 8, in Cardington, Ohio — December 3, in Alhambra, California was an obstetrician and gynecologist from Chicago and the fifth woman to stockhzm a doctor in the United States.
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Stockham may not have had access to recent neurochemical research about the xlice aftereffects of over-stimulating the brain’s reward circuit, but she did note that. Stockham distributed her privately printed book to poor women and to prostitutes in order to promote their well-being and, if possible, to reduce unwanted pregnancies.
She also rejected Noyes’ stokcham ideas and promoted Karezza as a way to strengthen marriage and monogamy. Yet it is apparent from her writing that the emphasis is on loving closeness, rather than denial of pleasure. Ina then year old Stockham and her publisher were alide of circulating improper literature under the Comstock laws. These powers are given through the act of copulation when it is the outgrowth of the expressions of love, and is at the same time completely under the control of the will.
Stockham was also an advocate of masturbation as healthy for both men and women. A well-traveled and well-read person who counted among her fri Alice Bunker Stockham November 8, in Cardington, Ohio — December 3, in Alhambra, California was an obstetrician and gynecologist from Chicago and the fifth woman to become a doctor in the United States.
Alice Bunker Stockham
This precept is in full force today, as it was in the past, and so it will be in the future also, and always, because it is not a simple human whim, but the expression alie a natural and divine law. According to Stockham, Karezza is a form of spiritual companionship. Basic and early reading on the topic. Desire, directed wisely, enables one to experience an at-one-ment with universal principle itself.
Men who are borne down with sorrow because their wives are nervous, feeble and irritable, have it in their power, through Karezza, to restore the radiant hue of health to the faces of their loved ones, strength and elasticity to their steps and harmonious action to every part of their bodies. Eda Sofia marked it as to-read Jul 10, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
In addition, she provided copies of Tokology to penniless women and former prostitutes to sell door-to-door to earn their livings including with stoockham volume a certificate for a free gynecological exam at her clinic.
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The reading should exalt the spirit, reminding one of the power and source of life. Creative energy may be directed into building bodily tissue and permeating every cell with health and vigor, while also stockbam the birth stockhaam non-physical offspring such as great inventions, humanitarian pursuits, and works of art.
Danita added it Oct 05, With Karezza, satiety is never known, and the married are never less than lovers; each day reveals new delights….
In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Emily added it Jun 26, Stockham was genius to westernise Tantric practice and theory for Victorian sensibilities. She argued that the widespread belief that women should be legally forced to participate in ejaculatory sex – lest they go to any length to avoid the travails of childbirth – was nonsense. Karezza is strengthening and sustaining both to husband and wife, because it is virtually a union of the higher selves…. She became one of the first five US women doctors when she graduated from the only institute of higher learning in the West to admit women.
Karezza, Ethics of Marriage
Each copy of her book came with a certificate that entitled a woman to a free gynecological exam at Stockham’s clinic. Newer Post Older Post Home. Despite the many benefits of Stockham’s approach, including granting couples the ability to choose kaeezza for parenthood without contraceptives, the Vatican didn’t like Karezza or its relatives.
In the course of an hour the physical tension subsides, the spiritual exaltation increases, and not uncommonly visions of a transcendent life are seen and consciousness of new powers experienced. Alice Bunker Stockham November 8, in Cardington, Ohio — December 3, in Alhambra, California  was an obstetrician and gynecologist from Chicago and the fifth woman to become a doctor in the United States.