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A 22-year-old male asked:

Hi! does masterbation (1 to 2 times aday for a couple of years now) truly cause problems in marriage sex life? (pre-ejaculation)?thank you!

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Of COURSE not!: Whoever told you that was doing you a major disservice -- probably trying to manipulate you. There is nothing "spiritual" about this kind of deception; abstinence is basically impossible for a man your age. It's a good thing -- you learn about your body and mind to prepare you for being an adult. I trust it's not an obsession. Vary your technique to become an even better partner / future husband.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Provided original answer
Don't rush things, and learn to control your climax. This will help you prevent premature ejaculation when you eventually do have a wife. I'm also glad you're thinking ahead. Best wishes.
Jan 6, 2014
Last updated Jun 21, 2018

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