Masturbation is the process of self-stimulation of the genitals to achieve sexual arousal and pleasure.
It is achieved by massaging, touching or stroking the penis or clitoris several times. Sometimes stimulation is achieved by using various sex toys. This habit can begin in early years of childhood and, if not discouraged, continue into adulthood.
Psychosexual development theorist, Sigmund Freud, well known for his works on early childhood development, suggests that a child’s behaviour is oriented towards certain parts of his or her body. According to him, adult behaviours are manifestations of childhood sexual fantasy and desire when the child begins to fondle their private parts. It is important to discourage this habit because it can result to masturbation in adulthood.
Some people argue that masturbation is healthy because it provides the same benefits as sex does and boosts self-esteem and confidence. Some say it keeps you away from promiscuity…CONTINUE READING NEXT PAGE>>