In my experience the habitual bodily expression of love has a deep psychological effect in making possible complete mental sympathy & perfecting the spiritual union that must be the lasting ‘marriage’ after the passion of love has passed away with the years.

Woman, born in 1867, responding to the world’s first and only Victorian sex survey, rediscovered a century later to debunk major cultural misconceptions about the era.

For a light companion, see this pop-up book about Victorian sex.

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