Conscious Love: Love, Falling in Love, Sex and Long Term Relationship
Today, most people aspire to obtain lifelong love, and most people wish to have a fulfilling long term sexual relationships. So, the statistic of the estimated 20 million married couples in America living in sexless marriages (sex less than ten times a year) comes as quite shocking.
Nikola Tesla, St. Teresa of Avila or Sri Aurobindo would wholeheartedly tell you that they havedeliberately avoided sex and relationships to preserve energy and to safeguard it for the fulfilment of their mission – their mental work or their spiritual growth. Most major religions will support this decision because in their viewpoint sexual energy belongs to our animal nature, is used for reproduction, and should be left sleeping within the realms of our sub-conscious.
Taoist and Tantrist tend to differ from this main-stream religious approach to sex.
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