Is Masturbation Normal?

Is Masturbation Normal?

While it once was regarded as a perversion and a sign of a mental problem, masturbation now is regarded as a normal, healthy sexual activity that is pleasant, fulfilling, acceptable, and safe. It is a good way to experience sexual pleasure and can be done throughout life.

Masturbation is only considered a problem when it inhibits sexual activity with a partner, is done in public, or causes significant distress to the person. It may cause distress if it is done compulsively and/or interferes with daily life and activities.
Is Masturbation Harmful?
In general, the medical community considers masturbation to be a natural and harmless expression of sexuality for both men and women. It does not cause any physical injury or harm to the body, and can be performed in moderation throughout a person’s lifetime as a part of normal sexual behavior. Some cultures and religions oppose the use of masturbation or even label it as sinful. This can lead to guilt or shame about the behavior.

Some experts suggest that masturbation can actually improve sexual health and relationships. By exploring your own body through masturbation, you can determine what is erotically pleasing to you and can share this with your partner. Some partners use mutual masturbation to discover techniques for a more satisfying sexual relationship and to add to their mutual intimacy.

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~ by Mbeti on August 8, 2011.

3 Responses to “Is Masturbation Normal?”

  1. Is it normal?

    Yes, all mammals do it. Even dolphins.

  2. NO its not normal…..its a function that replace NORMAL sex by simulation of REAL sex by the use of imagination to release tension because REAL NORMAL SEX is being denied in some way…….BUT THAT’S OK

  3. Sex should ideally be only for reproduction. According to Hindu wisdom and other old knowledge semen is the same stuff that the brain is made up of and when people lose semen through frequent masturbation they are losing their capacity to think. Frequent sex and drugs is making our society brain dead.

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