WHAT IS MASTURBATION AND MORE ABOUT IT

Hello everyone ! In today’s blog we shall discuss about a really important topic which we all might have thought of discussing with someone or the other at a point of time. And the topic is ‘ MASTURBATION’. A really normal process but also the most shameful act according to the society. So let’s talk about it.

 

1. WHAT IS MASTURBATION?

Masturbation
Sex and Psychology
  • Masturbation  is self-pleasure by touching and rubbing parts of your body for sexual pleasure.
  • These parts include the penis,clitoris, breats, vulva etc.
  • Masturbation mainly includes a person exploring their own body.
  • There is also mutual Masturbation which happens between two people along with their mutual understanding and consent.
  • It is a common activity seen at all ages right from childhood to teenage to adulthood .
  • Masturbation is practised by both the genders and is a healthy way of exploring ones own body.
  • It is a normal part of a person’s sexual experience journey.
  • The frequency of masturbating differs from person to person.
  • For some it might also be not masturbating at all.

2. WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF MASTURBATION?

Benefits of Masturbation
Live Science
  • Masturbation helps in reducing sexual tension .
  • It helps in exploring your SEXUALITY by yourself.
  • It helps you in becoming familiar with yourself and your own sexual responses.
  • This in turn benefits us in communicating better with our partners regarding what we like and what we don’t.
  • It helps in relaxation and also promotes better sleep.
  • Stress reduces and enhancement of  self esteem takes place.
  • It also boosts up confidence.

3. MYTHS AND TABOOS RELATED TO MASTURBATION .

Advantages of Masturbation
Study Finds.
  • Even though masturbation is normal and majority of the people practise it , there are many taboos and myths regarding it.
  • Some people prefer not to share or feel ashamed when it comes to talking about it.
  • Masturbation has been blamed without any reason for a number of things. These include health problems too. Some of the myths are : 

— INFERTILITY

–MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES

— HAIRFALL

–BLINDNESS

–DECREASE IN SEXUAL FUNCTION

 

4. MASTURBATION AND GUILT .

Psychology Today
  • Some people may feel excited and happy before masturbating but may feel guilty about it after the process is done.
  • This is common among people and is because of cultural or religious beliefs.
  • It is not wrong , dirty or shameful.
  • It is just the words of the society and myths prevailing that makes us believe so.
  • If you want to get out of the guilt of masturbation you can ask somebody and talk to somebody you trust and know that can help you get out of the situation.
  • Therapists that specialise in sexual health can also prove useful.

5. WHAT IS ADDICTION TO MASTURBATION.

Addiction to Masturbation
Healthline
  • ARE YOU ADDICTED TO MASTURBATION ?
  • Some people develop an addiction to masturbation.
  • When do you know that you are addicted to Masturbation?
  • When you are spending too much time masturbating or thinking about it which leads to you skipping your daily chores that is the time you should know you are addicted to it.
  • Events such as missing work or important meetings, canceling plans with friends and family daily just because you want to practice Masturbation is the time when you realize that you are addicted to it.
  • Addiction to masturbation can harm your relationships and other parts of your life.
  • Masturbating too much may interrupt your work or studies, which can lower productivity.
  • It may also hurt your romantic relationships , because you don’t spend as much time with your loved ones as you used to do before or don’t pay attention to their needs ,wants or likings.
  • If you’re worried you may have an addiction to masturbation, speak with your doctor or counselor about your feelings.
  • They will surely guide you a way out.
  • Talk therapy can help you manage your addiction.
  • You yourself can cut down by replacing masturbation with other activities such as, go for a walk or spend time with your friends.
  • In short you can distract yourself from that thought.

6. MASTURBATING DURING THE TIME OF PREGNANCY .

Masturbating during pregnancy
WedMd
  • Hormonal changes during pregnancy can cause some women to feel the maximum sexual desire.
  • It is a safe way to release sexual urge during pregnancy.
  • Masturbating during pregnancy can ease symptoms such as back pain.
  • You will feel good and relieved after orgasm.
  • For women with high risk pregnancies shouldn’t practise this without constituting their doctor.

7. MASTURBATING AND  PARENTS AND CARETAKERS.

Parents and caretakers
Today
  • Your child may practice Masturbation for various reasons such as reducing stress, exploration or oit of curiosity.
  • You should know that Masturbation is normal .
  • Instead of punishing your kids for practising it, explain them about it.
  • Explain them that this is something to be always practised perosnally  in their bedroom or the bathroom .
  • If you yourself shout at them or treat them badly then it will leave a bad impact on them.

 

  • For eg. If you notice your child masturbating really very often which makes you tense ask them if there is something that is bothering or casuing then to be anxious.
  • You can be THEIR GOOD FRIEND AS WELL AS THEIR CARETAKER PARTNER.
  • Still if you are a lot conserned about your child’s behaviour you can consult with your doctor.

 

This was all about MASTURBATION. However if we see an overall view of it I would say that Masturbation is nothing wrong ,It is normal and many people practise it unlike talking about it . So do not think of taboos and myths and keep exploring more of yourself everyday, everytime. 

Happy Masturbation to you all.

 

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