Masturbation, top five facts part two
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Masturbation, top five facts (part 2)

By Steph Haase December 20, 06:00 am
Masturbation – we’ve covered it before – but it’s a big topic! So here are five more top facts. Did you know that the British government promotes masturbation? Or that masturbation can cure a common penis problem? And what is a Masturbate-a-thon?

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Can you masturbate too much?

It's okay to masturbate regularly. Even if it's more than once a day, it's not a problem. There is a limit – but it’s not about the number of times. If masturbation gets in the way of your daily activities, and you can't go to school or work or meet friends, it can be considered too much, experts say. But only very, very few people have this problem. If you are worried about masturbating too much, you can always talk to your doctor or another health expert you trust.

Masturbating each other

You can also masturbate together with your partner, which is a form of so-called ‘outercourse’ (having sex without intercourse). Ask your partner what he or she likes and watch the body language closely. Sighing and moaning and heavy breathing are good signs! It's important to know that all guys and girls are different and what might have worked yesterday or with another partner might not be a turn on this time. If you are unsure what to do, ask your partner to show you what gets them going and help you.

Prevent a common penis problem

Remember that we said masturbation is good for your health? Well, it can even prevent an unpleasant penis condition! Prostatorrhea is a problem mostly seen in men who for religious reasons don’t masturbate or have sex. The men will notice discharge from their penis while peeing. Doctors reckon that all it is seminal fluid – it’s so bottled up it literally starts leaking out! Young men can get sexually excited several times a day – whether they want to or not. Then the male genital glands start secreting fluid. These secretions build up and if they’re not released through ejaculation, they’ll seep out during urination.

Fortunately, there's an easy 'cure' for prostatorrhea: masturbation!

Masturbate-a-thons

Masturbate-a-thon is an event in which participants masturbate in order to raise money for charity. They want to increase the awareness and clear the shame and taboos around masturbation too. It was a San Francisco sex shop that first came up with the idea, but now there are editions held around the world.

The event also gives away some awards – the current record holder for non-masturbation pleasured himself for an impressive 10 hours and 10 minutes. Women seem to have less endurance: their record lies at 7 hours, 6 minutes.

And the furthest distance ever covered with ejaculation? 4.22 meters! Fancy taking on that challenge? (For the record, anything from dribble to super-squirt is normal.)

An orgasm a day

Some European countries, like the UK and the Netherlands, encourage teenagers to masturbate daily. They say that it's a healthy way to explore your sexuality. Health officials claim it helps teenagers to delay first time sex until they are really ready. The UK officials are also trying to reduce the number of teenage pregnancies by promoting masturbation. They say that just like exercising a few times a week, masturbating will keep you happy and healthy!

Read also: Masturbation: Tips and Tricks

Do you have any masturbation facts or stories you want to share. Leave a comment below or join the discussion on Facebook.

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Comments
I think this is pure lie coz mustabation can cause a serious problem according to scientific research so please you should not only give people the benefits of it but still you should also give them the negative side of it coz its so serious
Dear Kate, it would be great if you could point us towards some of this research, because the scientific research we have looked into doesn't show any negative effects.
i do mastabate n ejaculate within a minute.wen i av sex wid ma gal,ma penis jst sleeps afta ejaculation.i do produce little and thick sperms.du i av any problem really???
Jimmy, no, that's completely normal. It's called the refractory period; it's the period a man needs to recover after the first ejaculation. It can take anywhere from a few minutes to a few hours.
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Thu, 05/28/2015 - 08:22 pm
hi my question is that is there eny way someone can increase his penis length and size and if there is how please help!
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