Facts About Masturbation

  • Most people masturbate, and people of all ages can experience sexual pleasure by caressing their genitals
  • Previously it was thought that masturbation was immoral and harmful. Today we know that the contrary can be a source of self-esteem, relaxation and wellbeing
  • There are countless ways to masturbate, and there may be great differences in masturbation activity from life stage to life stage and from person to person
  • For some masturbation is a central part of their sex lives, while others rarely or never masturbates

What is masturbation?

Masturbation (masturbation) is a sexual enjoyment, you give yourself by stimulating your genitals. It is also known to masturbate or to satisfy themselves. It can be done in many different ways. For the most part involves masturbation that caresses the genitals (and possibly. Other parts of the body) at the same time you have sexual thoughts or fantasies. It is also well masturbate on (or with) another human being – as a prelude to sexual intercourse or what is called “petting” (English to cuddle with each other).


Girls and women masturbate often by caressing the clit, The region of the clitoris, labia and vaginal entrance. This may be done with the fingers and with a massage device / a dildo. The clitoris is the woman’s most erogenous (sexually sensitive) area. Many women also caress their breasts and other sensitive areas of the body associated with masturbation.


Boys and men masturbate often by caressing penis and scrotum. The most sensitive part of the penis is the front part, the penis head (glans). Some men also touches nipples associated with masturbation. Both men and women may experience sexual pleasure by touching the perineum and around the anus.


In most cases – but not always – culminates masturbation with orgasm (and for men ejaculation). Also, children can experience an orgasm like feeling associated with masturbation, but prepubertal boys are not ejaculation.

Masturbation can last a few minutes or several hours, depending on the mood and external circumstances.

Who masturbate?

Many begin to seriously experiment with masturbation in adolescence. But even very young children masturbate. Some people masturbate almost never, others do it often. Some masturbate regularly throughout life, while others have long periods without masturbation. It is not uncommon to masturbate, even though you are in a relationship – even if it’s sexual functioning. Some little “help” each other with masturbation, while the other is perceived as something very private or even secret. For some arouses the jealousy feelings that their partner masturbates. Especially if masturbation involving the use of pornography.

Is it unhealthy to masturbate?

No, it’s not healthy to masturbate. It’s a perfectly normal way of exploring his body and discover how it works and what feels nice. Nor is it possible to masturbate too much. In rare cases, masturbation and using pornography up so much that it goes beyond one’s social life. If you masturbate more than you think is pleasant, it’s a good idea to seek the help of its practitioner.

Some have argued that it can go beyond a man’s sperm count if he masturbates too much. That could make it harder for him to have children. Others believed that if a man does not masturbate, there comes a harmful accumulation of sperm in the testicles. Neither is correct. There are formed all the time-new sperm, and sperm are constantly destroyed. The fertility of a man with normal sperm count is affected not by his masturbation habits.

Masturbation can increase one’s physical and mental well-being. It can help to alleviate stress. In an orgasm released hormones and neurotransmitters (e.g., endorphins, dopamine and oxytocin), which provides a pleasant sensation in the body. It is also disclosed that masturbation and orgasm can reduce the pain associated.

Masturbation is “safe sex” and may be an alternative to actual intercourse. Men who are bothered by premature ejaculationYou can practice how to delay ejaculation by masturbation. It is called “stop-start” method. Furthermore masturbating some men before intercourse to have sex for a long time before ejaculates.

Is it dangerous to put objects into the vagina and rectum?

As a rule of thumb, you can do whatever you want as long as it does not hurt. Just be sure that you can get the object out again, so it is left inside the vagina / rectum. It is also a bad idea to poke sharp objects into the vagina or rectum. In addition, some objects have the bacteria on them, which at worst can cause inflammation of the vagina. A good rule is that you should not put anything into your vagina, you would not put in their mouths. If you are unsure, you can wash the object or cover it with a condom. If an object has been up in the rectum, it is in any case a good idea to wash it if it subsequently into the vagina.

If you put something into the vagina or rectum that you can not remove the back, you can get help from your doctor or emergency care in casualty. Doctors have seen a little of everything, so there is no reason to be shy.

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