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How Do You Talk To A Teenager About Masturbation
If and when they ask: Unless you feel t is necessary to discuss it with him/her. In which case it is best to just them whether or not they would like to have a talk about masturbation. He/she will either welcome the discussion or else feel too embarassed. Please avoid creating a guilt trip if and when you do talk about it. Please remember that masturbation is perfectly normal for any teenager and is safe sex. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Good for you: Essentially all your male and the majority of your female peers are doing the same. It's harmless, it lets you learn about your mind and body in preparation for adult life, and it'll keep you comfortable and able to focus on other things. If your same-sex parent is a reasonable person, ask for guidance. And ask a few of your friends. Also trusting you're old enough to be here. ...Read more
What to do if i'm a teenager and i masturbate once or twice every other day and have started masturbating not too long ago, is this normal?
Yes: You're normal. Almost every one of your friends is doing exactly the same thing. I'm sorry that there are people in this world who are peddling superstition and may have tried to frighten you. It's actually good for you. Think about that one special person in your future, maybe instead of junk you saw online. Maybe you could even talk to your same-sex parent about it. Enjoy growing up. ...Read more
No: You do need to learn to talk with people of the opposite sex -- i think most folks will tell you it's a skill in which you gain confidence by doing. Entertaining yourself won't build your social skills or expand your circle of friends, but it also won't turn you into an emotional cripple or recluse unless this is your own choice. Get out and meet people, make mistakes, have successes & learn. ...Read more
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