Fur massage

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Fur massage is a form of touch that is used in partner massage. It involves using a fur glove to touch one's partner in an attempt to arouse.[1] In therapeutic usage, professional boundaries do not permit that the therapist (giver) be emotionally involved in a massage.[2] Fur massage mitts are sometimes recommended by professionals as a sensual toy rather than sexual toy.[3] Use of fur gloves for massage is considered a safe sex practice by the Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality.[4]

Couples employ fur massage to focus their attention on the importance of touch and to sensitize specific areas of the skin.[5] Couples use fur massage to stimulate the lymphatic system by exciting the skin. While traditional massage requires strong tissue rubs and technical expertise, fur massage stirs the imagination and highlights the erotic nature of touch. Special mitts are available.[6][7]

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  1. ^ Lewis, Angela (2010). My Other Self: Sexual fantasies, fetishes and kinks. Angela Lewis. p. 152. ISBN 978-1-921791-28-4. Retrieved 16 October 2010.
  2. ^ Fritz, Sandy (2008). Mosby's Fundamentals of Therapeutic Massage (Second ed.). St. Louis, Missouri: Mosby. p. 42. ISBN 978-0-323-04861-3. OCLC 488888647. Retrieved 16 October 2010.
  3. ^ Ms. magazine (1986). "Toys of the future". Ms. Arlington, Virginia: Matilda Publications. 15: 92. ISSN 0047-8318. OCLC 1285775. Retrieved 16 October 2010.
  4. ^ Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality (1999). McIlvenna, Ted; Taylor, eds. The Complete Guide to Safer Sex (2 ed.). New York City, NY: Barricade Books. p. 162. ISBN 978-1-56980-135-2. OCLC 41523302. Retrieved 16 October 2010. |first3= missing |last3= in Editors list (help)
  5. ^ Macleod, Debra; Don MacLeod (2009). Lip Service: A His and Hers Guide to the Art of Oral Sex & Seduction. London, England: Penguin Group. p. 111. ISBN 978-1-58542-696-6. OCLC 230208791. Retrieved 16 October 2010.
  6. ^ St. Claire, Olivia (2002). 302 Advanced Techniques for Driving a Man Wild in Bed. New York City, NY: Random House. p. 55. ISBN 978-0-609-61056-5. OCLC 48045857. Retrieved 16 October 2010.
  7. ^ Mumford, Jonn (1988). Ecstasy through tantra (3, illustrated ed.). Woodbury, Minnesota: Llewellyn Worldwide. p. 128. ISBN 978-0-87542-494-1. OCLC 17549821. Retrieved 16 October 2010.

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