Instead, bring yourself right to the point of release and slow down or stop stimulation. Not to be confused with the landscaping term edging, in a sexual context, the term refers to bringing yourself. Edging is a sexual process that involves bringing yourself very close to orgasm but stopping before you cum. Edging is the practice of taking yourself, or being brought, to the point of orgasm, then stopping before reaching the peak. To the point of orgasm but then postponing the orgasm by stopping, slowing down, or changing up the kind of sexual stimulation.