A 32-year-old member asked:
When you masturbate, does that count as losing your virginity?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Depends: Most would only consider this after you have sex with a partner. Self sex is considered a normal/common part of growing up and most prevalent in the early to mid teen years.
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Last updated Nov 27, 2017
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