Edging is bringing your partner to the brink of orgasm and then stopping, slowing down, and starting again. Then Repeat. This may sound like hell to those of you who are more inclined to want instant gratification and stress relief, but for those of us who prefer that mind blowing, sheet grabbing experience, edging (also known as "orgasm control," "peaking," or "surfing", may be for you.
According to sexual therapists Steve and Vera Bodansky in Extended Massive Orgasm: How You Can Give and Receive Intense Sexual Pleasure, this skill must be executed with the purpose of "making every stroke feel exquisite." Think of it as artistic love making as opposed to the same ole bean-flicking or regular thrusting. When you finally allow him/her to climax, it's so much more intense than it normally is.