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PREFACE
THE MOTHER AND HER CHILD-1.1
THE MOTHER AND HER CHILD-1.2
THE MOTHER AND HER CHILD-1.3
THE MOTHER AND HER CHILD-1.4
THE MOTHER AND HER CHILD-1.5
SEXUAL EDUCATION-2.1
SEXUAL EDUCATION-2.2
SEXUAL EDUCATION-2.3
SEXUAL EDUCATION-2.4
SEXUAL EDUCATION-2.5
SEXUAL EDUCATION-2.6
SEXUAL EDUCATION-2.7
SEXUAL EDUCATION-2.8
SEXUAL EDUCATION-2.9
SEXUAL EDUCATION-2.10
SEXUAL EDUCATION-2.11
SEXUAL EDUCATION AND NAKEDNESS-3.1
SEXUAL EDUCATION AND NAKEDNESS-3.2
SEXUAL EDUCATION AND NAKEDNESS-3.3
SEXUAL EDUCATION AND NAKEDNESS-3.4
THE VALUATION OF SEXUAL LOVE-4.1
THE VALUATION OF SEXUAL LOVE-4.2
THE VALUATION OF SEXUAL LOVE-4.3
THE VALUATION OF SEXUAL LOVE-4.4
THE FUNCTION OF CHASTITY-5.1
THE FUNCTION OF CHASTITY-5.2
THE FUNCTION OF CHASTITY-5.3
THE FUNCTION OF CHASTITY-5.4
THE FUNCTION OF CHASTITY-5.5
THE FUNCTION OF CHASTITY-5.6
THE PROBLEM OF SEXUAL ABSTINENCE-6.1
THE PROBLEM OF SEXUAL ABSTINENCE-6.2
THE PROBLEM OF SEXUAL ABSTINENCE-6.3
THE PROBLEM OF SEXUAL ABSTINENCE-6.4
THE PROBLEM OF SEXUAL ABSTINENCE-6.5
THE PROBLEM OF SEXUAL ABSTINENCE-6.6
PROSTITUTION-7.1
PROSTITUTION-7.2
PROSTITUTION-7.3
PROSTITUTION-7.4
PROSTITUTION-7.5
PROSTITUTION-7.6
PROSTITUTION-7.7
PROSTITUTION-7.8
PROSTITUTION-7.9
PROSTITUTION-7.10
PROSTITUTION-7.11
PROSTITUTION-7.12
PROSTITUTION-7.13
PROSTITUTION-7.14
PROSTITUTION-7.15
FOOTNOTES-1
FOOTNOTES-2

Divorce--Divorce in France, Germany, Austria, Russia, etc.--The United 

States--Impossibility of Deciding by Statute the Causes for 

Divorce--Divorce by Mutual Consent--Its Origin and Development--Impeded by 

the Traditions of Canon Law--Wilhelm von Humboldt--Modern Pioneer 

Advocates of Divorce by Mutual Consent--The Arguments Against Facility of 

Divorce--The Interests of the Children--The Protection of Women--The 

Present Tendency of the Divorce Movement--Marriage Not a Contract--The 

Proposal of Marriage for a Term of Years--Legal Disabilities and 

Disadvantages in the Position of the Husband and the Wife--Marriage Not a 

Contract But a Fact--Only the Non-Essentials of Marriage, Not the 

Essentials, a Proper Matter for Contract--The Legal Recognition of 

Marriage as a Fact Without Any Ceremony--Contracts of the Person Opposed 

to Modern Tendencies--The Factor of Moral Responsibility--Marriage as an 

Ethical Sacrament--Personal Responsibility Involves Freedom--Freedom the 

Best Guarantee of Stability--False Ideas of Individualism--Modern Tendency 

of Marriage--With the Birth of a Child Marriage Ceases to be a Private 

Concern--Every Child Must Have a Legal Father and Mother--How This Can be 

Effected--The Firm Basis of Monogamy--The Question of Marriage 

Variations--Such Variations Not Inimical to Monogamy--The Most Common 

Variations--The Flexibility of Marriage Holds Variations in 

Check--Marriage Variations _versus_ Prostitution--Marriage on a Reasonable 

and Humane Basis--Summary and Conclusion. 

 

 

CHAPTER XI. 

 

THE ART OF LOVE. 

 

Marriage Not Only for Procreation--Theologians on the _Sacramentum 

Solationis_--Importance of the _Art of Love_--The Basis of Stability in 

Marriage and the Condition for Right Procreation--The Art of Love the 

Bulwark Against Divorce--The Unity of Love and Marriage a Principle of 

Modern Morality--Christianity and the Art of Love--Ovid--The Art of Love 

Among Primitive Peoples--Sexual Initiation in Africa and Elsewhere--The 

Tendency to Spontaneous Development of the Art of Love in Early 

Life--Flirtation--Sexual Ignorance in Women--The Husband's Place in Sexual 

Initiation--Sexual Ignorance in Men--The Husband's Education for 

Marriage--The Injury Done by the Ignorance of Husbands--The Physical and 

Mental Results of Unskilful Coitus--Women Understand the Art of Love 

Better Than Men--Ancient and Modern Opinions Concerning Frequency of 

Coitus--Variation in Sexual Capacity--The Sexual Appetite--The Art of Love 

Based on the Biological Facts of Courtship--The Art of Pleasing Women--The 

Lover Compared to the Musician--The Proposal as a Part of 

Courtship--Divination in the Art of Love--The Importance of the 

Preliminaries in Courtship--The Unskilful Husband Frequently the Cause of 

the Frigid Wife--The Difficulty of Courtship--Simultaneous Orgasm--The 

Evils of Incomplete Gratification in Women--Coitus Interruptus--Coitus 

Reservatus--The Human Method of Coitus--Variations in Coitus--Posture in 

Coitus--The Best Time for Coitus--The Influence of Coitus in Marriage--The 

Advantages of Absence in Marriage--The Risks of Absence--Jealousy--The 

Primitive Function of Jealousy--Its Predominance Among Animals, Savages, 

etc, and in Pathological States--An Anti-Social Emotion--Jealousy 

Incompatible With the Progress of Civilization--The Possibility of Loving 

More Than One Person at a Time--Platonic Friendship--The Conditions Which 

Make It Possible--The Maternal Element in Woman's Love--The Final 

Development of Conjugal Love--The Problem of Love One of the Greatest Of 

Social Questions. 

 

 

CHAPTER XII. 

 

THE SCIENCE OF PROCREATION. 

 

The Relationship of the Science of Procreation to the Art of Love--Sexual 


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