If you ask me, masturbation is one of life's greatest joys: not only does it feel amazing to give yourself the gift of orgasm, but it's also empowering AF to get to know your own body in a sexual way — and that's not to mention all the awesome health benefits of masturbationtoo. Aside from just sexually satisfying you, masturbating regularly has tons of other beneficial effects on your body and mindlike boosting your self-esteem, lowering your stress levels, and helping you learn how you like to experience pleasure. It is not [a] secret that research has shown that women who masturbate [have] higher levels of self-esteem, positive body and genital image, as well as reporting higher satisfaction in their sex life.
Masturbation may be good for you — or bad, depending on your age. The solitary sexual activity that is widely practised but little discussed, is linked with an increased risk of prostate cancer when practised frequently by young men in their twenties and thirties, doctors say. But by the time men reach their fifties, it may protect against the disease because it helps remove toxins that have built up over a lifetime.
The short answer to this question? Masturbation, whether solo or with a partner, can have a variety of effects — although mostly short term — on T levels. T levels naturally rise during masturbation and sex, and fall to normal levels after orgasm.
Chastity is not a foreign concept to me. More than once I've been in a relationship where, because I and the other person were heavily into starving ourselves of sex for sexual reasons, abstinence was enforced. The longest I went was about three weeks, meaning no sex and no masturbation—and therefore no orgasms—for 21 days. It turned my life around; I got work done, I kept my house clean, I finished off personal projects that procrastination had always forbid me from finishing.
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Masturbation is a common activity. It occurs among people of all backgrounds, genders, and races. However, excessive masturbation can harm your relationships and everyday life.
Masturbation is one of those things that, despite pretty much everyone doing it, people still feel a little ashamed of. Be proud of masturbating still at home and in private though, obvs. In fact, it can do you a lot of good.
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