It goes without saying that many of us are spending more time at home and in some cases, alone than we ever have before. We're also trying our darndest to manage the multitude of stressors that are popping up a la whack-a-mole. If your current situation could stand to be infused with more relaxation — and more pleasure — there has never been a better time to master masturbation. For instance, it relieves both physical and emotional stress, floods your body with feel-good, pain-killing endorphins, and orgasms release chemicals and hormones that boost immunity , Chavez points out. Masturbation can also be like waving a magic wand at stress-induced and inducing physical and mental roadblocks that are being exacerbated by this crisis. It can improve self-esteem and body image by reducing sexual and genital shame.
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Don't be shy about self-love — masturbation is a great way to learn about your own body, boost your emotional and physical health, and improve your sex life. Here are a few tips to get you started. I went to my trusty source, our aging dictionary no Google back then , and read something that was equally puzzling. What's self-pollution?!? For the record, the real definition of masturbation is touching and stroking your own sex organs for pleasure. Fortunately, women have come a long way from those days of shame and guilt about masturbating to today, when the lead characters on the Netflix comedy Grace and Frankie create a thriving business selling a vibrator designed for women of a certain age. Or when teen Aimee on Sex Education another Netflix hit learns a variety of ways to pleasure herself, thus empowering her to tell her boyfriend exactly what she wants. Women were most likely to enjoy the act without guilt or shame if they felt positively about their genitals and if they reported that they masturbate for sexual pleasure and to learn about their bodies. According to Lou Paget , a certified sex educator and the author of Orgasms: How to Have Them, Give Them, and Keep Them Coming , getting lost in the deep end can boost your health profile for the following reasons:. Even better, you could masturbate with your partner.
1. Pamper yourself.
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Plus, in addition to being safe and feeling real damn good, masturbation can improve body positivity, promote sleep, and instantly improve mood. We love to see it. You're welcome!