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Masturbation 101: A Guide To Pleasure For Everyone

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From the classroom to the retirement home, masturbation is more often a joke than a genuine discussion topic. But there are good reasons to take your solo sessions seriously!

Because whether you do it purely for pleasure, relief, or for health benefits, masturbation can be the best tool you have for improving your partnered sex life.

Of course, there are a lot of myths about the effects of masturbation, which you’ve probably heard of at some point. You might even be wondering, is masturbation harmful? And if you don’t masturbate at all, you might be wondering what all the fuss is about.

Don’t worry, we’re going to explain everything. From the amazing benefits of masturbation to some of the risks we should be aware of, and how to get the most out of your solo (and partnered) pleasure. So, let’s dive in.

Why masturbate at all?

The most common reason any of us masturbate is for pleasure. After all, it feels pretty good, right?

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And when we masturbate to orgasm, we release endorphins which make us feel even better.