Oftentimes, people look down on masturbation. Some think it’s gross, some think it’s too personal to talk about with friends, and some are just shy or ashamed. But it’s absolutely normal and one of the best things you can do for yourself. Masturbation is sex with someone you love and truly care about, and most importantly, one of the safest types of sex you’ll ever have. But it’s more than that to it. It also comes with a string of benefits, mostly, it allows you to become more comfortable with your body. Here are some benefits of masturbating:
1. It. Feels. Amazing!
This goes without saying. Whether you’re penetrating your inner or stimulating your clitoris, it feels wonderful. And it doesn’t take much to get you off. Fingers are good, but if you want to enhance the experience and take it to the next level, there are a ton of fun toys to choose from.
2. Helps you learn your body
Masturbation lets you to explore and learn what pleases you. You may discover that you’ll have better orgasm through clitoral stimulation rather vaginal penetration. You learn what hits the spot and makes you go crazy which helps you communicate to your partner your likes and dislikes.
3. Reduces Stress
Studies show that masturbation orgasms can reduce stress and other ailments. Have you ever stressed out or just frustrated about something, then you have a good release and all of a sudden you feel like you’re in a better place? I have! There have been many times I needed a “Do Me Session” and it did the trick.
4. Releases sexual tension
Masturbation comes in handy for those times you’re sexually frustrated but don’t want to engage in casual sex with a random person. If someone asks you out, but you fear the urge to f..k them, set time aside to KNOCK that edge off before going. That urge will settle and you can enjoy your date without sex on the brain.
5. Keeps your heart healthy
Heart disease is the no. 1 killer of women. There are a number of things you can do to prevent it, including masturbation. It gets the blood flowing and according to science, women who experience more orgasms lessen their risk of coronary heart disease and type-2 diabetes.
6. Keeps Vagina Healthy
Orgasms give similar benefits to kegel exercises; the contractions from orgasms helps strengthen your pelvic floor muscles. It also keeps your muscles healthy and prevents urinary incontinence. Contracting those muscles can also relieve menstrual cramping.
7. It’s Safe
Masturbation is one of the safest ways to satisfy your sexual appetite. You don’t have to worry about getting pregnant or contracting an STD.