Masturbation is something I think everyone has experienced many times, in their lives, and I'm quite sure...a LOT more, as I have, and still do. I often drive nude, and that helps keep me "alert", on those long trips, and it's hard for me, to NOT touch myself, and that usually ends up with me having an erection, which I enjoy "taking care of". It is very fulfilling, and something I do often, as I'm sure a lot of others do too, whether they are willing to admit it or not.
This thread has been going one for over two years and the verdict still remains, No.
I think we all have various reasons why. I have read articles, wish I saved the links, where it can be healthy as well.
Like everyone else, the frequency depends on the situation and it did increase last year for sanity purposes.
Agree wholeheartedly with Want2bfree. Masturbation is an integral and very important aspect and part of growing up and sex ed. It is healthy, normal, natural and educational. It is a learning process and experience to learn about one's body, what feels good and what doesn't. That way one can instruct, show one's partner how one wants to be pleased, etc.!! Kids should never be scolded, punished, etc. for experimenting with and exploring their bodies, on the contrary, they should be encouraged to do so!! The concept of it being "sinful", comes mainly from the story of Onan. Sin is a man-made concept, there is no sin in nature!!!