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๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ† Unleash the Pleasure Power: Unraveling Masturbation Myths

Answering all your burning questions so you can embark on your journey of self-love to bring you and your partner even closer! ๐Ÿ’•


Myth #1: Masturbation is only for lonely or sexually frustrated people

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Truth: Masturbation is for anyone!


It's an expression of self-love - not just a desire to fill a perceived gap when it comes to satisfying a physical need or from a source of sexual frustration.


Masturbation allows you to understand your wants and needs better - transforming you to be more body confident with more body autonomy.

๐ŸŒ Remember, masturbation is a personal choice that should always be done safely and consensually!


Myth #2: Masturbation is only for men

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Truth: Women masturbate too!


Studies have shown that women masturbate almost as much as men do. However, due to societal stigmas and shame surrounding female sexuality, women may be less vocal about their experiences with self-pleasure.

It's time to break the taboo and embrace female sexuality. With pleasure empowerment workshops, women can explore their bodies in a safe and supportive environment and embrace their sexuality.


๐Ÿ’ Remember, there's no right or wrong way to experience pleasure!

Myth #3: It is wrong to masturbate while in a relationship

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Truth: Mutual masturbation is an intimate activity that can enhance the bond between couples!


This is a passionate shared experience to explore other's desires and achieve unparalleled levels of pleasure as a team.


With masturbation, you can develop a healthy sexual relationship with yourself too.


๐Ÿ† Remember to communicate what you enjoy to your partner for an elevated experience in the bedroom!


Myth #4: Masturbation can desensitise you and make it harder for you to achieve orgasm

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Truth: Masturbation does NOT desensitise you!


Did you know that your body can get used to the same sensation, making it harder to orgasm?


But, don't worry! This does not mean that your body is desensitised.


There are plenty of ways to spice things up and keep your pleasure game strong!


Try a new toy with different patterns and pressures, or, go old school and use your hands to explore other erogenous zones.


But that's not all, you could switch your dominant hand or try different positions like sitting up or getting on all fours.


๐ŸŒฝ Remember, by exploring more routes to pleasure, you're strengthening those happy neural pathways in your brain, making your pleasure experience even better than it was!


Myth #5: Masturbation causes erectile dysfunction

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Truth: Masturbation does NOT lead to ED!


What is erectile dysfunction? It's when you have trouble getting or maintaining a firm-enough erection for satisfying sexual encounters.


Masturbation increases blood flow to your nether regions, potentially boosting erectile function. Plus, it's an awesome stress reliever, helping you relax. You become more familiar with your body and sexual responses too, giving yourself confidence in the bedroom!


Of course, if you are experiencing ongoing erectile difficulties, it's always a good idea to chat with a healthcare professional.


๐Ÿฅœ Remember, it's okay to enjoy the many benefits of masturbation without worrying about ED crashing your party!


Myth #6: Masturbation can damage the genitals

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Truth: Masturbation is totally safe!


Our sex organs are designed to withstand friction and are naturally durable. The most common issue you may face is a little chafing, but easy fix, just use some lube!


๐Ÿ‘ Remember, however you identify, self-pleasure is a beautiful way to connect with your body!


Myth #7: Masturbation doesnโ€™t provide any long-term health benefits

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Truth: Masturbation offers significant long-term health benefits!


Orgasms trigger the release of endorphins, oxytocin, and serotonin. These little beauties help your improve your mood and sleep better!


For women going through perimenopause or menopause, masturbation can help reduce pelvic floor tightness and increase blood flow to the vagina to reduce pain and vaginal dryness during intercourse.


In addition, men who masturbate regularly may experience better fitness levels and a more youthful appearance.


๐ŸŒญ Remember, masturbation offers many long term health benefits!

So, let's say goodbye to the myths on masturbation - your body and mind will thank you for it!


This article is written in collaboration with Genvie on their mission to liberate true sexual satisfaction and enable a journey of happiness guided by one's pleasure. ๐Ÿ’•


with Love,


The Dateideas Team


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