The Sequence of Sexual Interaction

Author/s Gonzague Masquelier
Publishing Year 2014 Issue 2014/1 Language Italian
Pages 10 P. 93-102 File size 75 KB
DOI 10.3280/GEST2014-001010
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The concepts of "cycles" is familiar to us in gestalt therapy. The "cycle of sexual interaction" describes the different phases possible during sexual intercourse. The cycle is divided into eight stages, described and illustrated in this article. The author’s principal interest in therapy is in helping clinicians focus quickly and more accurately on the difficulties encountered by the patient. Used in couple therapy, this model highlights the differences in needs or timing of each partner.

Keywords: Cycle of sexual interactions, healty sexuality, sexual interest, sexual energy, couple therapy.

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Gonzague Masquelier, Il ciclo dell’interazione sessuale in "QUADERNI DI GESTALT" 1/2014, pp 93-102, DOI: 10.3280/GEST2014-001010