December 5, Conduct an Internet search for "masturbation," and you will find hundreds, if not thousands, of slang phrases for the act. This proliferation of slang phrases suggests people want to talk about masturbation, but are uncomfortable about doing so directly. Using comedic terms provides a more socially acceptable way to express themselves. So before we talk any more about it, let's normalise it a bit. Masturbation, or touching one's own genitals for pleasure, is something that babies do from the time they are in the womb.
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I'm not saying that's the way it should be, or that women don't partake, hell no. It's just that, for women, until more recently, it's mostly been a private affair. It's even masculine in its identity. Maybe if it were called "misses"bation instead of "mastur"bation, women would have been more inclined to go public with their pubic athletics. A guy friend once advised me with a shudder to never borrow a friend's pornography collection, "because you'll only discover what they like". Our "visual aids" are more likely to be books, online, or simply stored; women have as active a mental "wank-bank" as men do, if not more so. We just don't talk about it. I know this because a few years ago I co-authored a series of choose-your-own- adventure erotic novels, with Sarah Lotz and Helen Moffett.
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She is passionate about promoting the message of God-defined womanhood through blogging, speaking, mentoring young women, and hosting Bible studies in her living room. Millions of Christian women single and married are facing similar temptations every day. We, as women, are not immune to lustful sins any more than men are. I am going to be very open and transparent in this post because I want you to know that Christ has the power to help us overcome our sin and to find lasting victory. As a single girl in my mid-teens, I remember crying out to God one night in desperation. I knew how much God valued purity and holiness, but it seemed impossible to stay consistent for any length of time.
Staying sexual is within our own power. A whole body of research shows that sex—with a partner and solo—enhances health. If masturbation is good for our physical, emotional and relationship health, why is it so hard for us to talk about or even think about it? David Pittle , a sex and relationship therapist based in San Rafael, California. Not only is masturbation not sinful, it is a very healthy and contributes to our physical and mental well-being. If you are not masturbating, then you would well begin. Yet the less we experience arousal and orgasm, the more difficult it is to get there when we want to. Sexual arousal and orgasm bring blood flow to the genitals and help to tone our pelvic floor muscles. The more we do it, the easier it becomes. From planning to sex toys, take these steps to give yourself the best chance for an orgasmic experience.