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Is it fine to masturbate?

Is it fine to masturbate?

Yes: Masturbation is a normal and appropriate thing to do. In essence, even babies masturbate. Touching the genital to produce pleasure is masturbation. This is usually most prominent during the pubertal years and thereafter. If you find that it is all you think of, it interferes with your relationships, your dialy living and all, then you need to back away. ...Read more

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My penis wont get hard for my girlfriend, but is fine when masturbating. Health issue or relationship issue?

My penis wont get hard for my girlfriend, but is fine when masturbating. Health issue or relationship issue?

Not a health issue: If you are able to masturbate to climax, all the physical parts are working.The question relates to emotional state.Are you and your girlfriend having relationship issues?Have you had successful sexual relationships with another woman? What are your religious cultural beliefs?Have you ever been part of an unplanned preg?Seek prof advice. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has a hard time having an orgasm he is not circumcised and he orgasm fine through masturbation what could be the problem?

My boyfriend has a hard time having an orgasm he is not circumcised and he orgasm fine through masturbation what could be the problem?

Adaptation trouble: Sometimes a person's masturbating style does not easily bridge to partner sex. For example, if a man gets used to a very rough style of masturbation, no vagina will provide the necessary level of friction. He may need to practise a different type of stroke or pressure that could be more conducive to a vaginal climax. Your bf can benefit from a sex therapist. ...Read more

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Is it fine to use masturbation as a way to temporarily escape my feelings of depression?

Is it fine to use masturbation as a way to temporarily escape my feelings of depression?

Yes and no: You can certainly use self-stimulation/masturbation to temporarily elevate your mood. However, the effect is going to be transient and is not the solution to your depression. You need to do the work with the help of therapist or psychologist to work through your depression and you may need to augment this work with medication to get over the initial hump. but the reward at the end is worth journey ...Read more

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If I get a hard errection. Would it be fine if im not masturbate? Sometimes my testicle feel hurt if not masturbate after huge errection

If I get a hard errection. Would it be fine if im not masturbate? Sometimes my testicle feel hurt if not masturbate after huge errection

Of course : You're feeling the contraction of the cremasteric muscles during ejaculation. This is normal, but shouldn't be painful. Please see your doctor to be sure there is no disease process in your scrotum. ...Read more

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What does it mean if a guy starts to struggle to orgasm during sex? But is fine with finishing during masturbation?

What does it mean if a guy starts to struggle to orgasm during sex? But is fine with finishing during masturbation?

Unlikely organic: Frequently in one's sex life,these occurences are normal & unlikely due to a significant physiological pblm requiring in depth medical workup for erectile dysfunction).That said if this persists a PCP should eval for thyroid,EtOh use & med effects etc.In the interim,practice makes perfect & often when men are engaged in sex a long time or several times in short time ejaculation can weaken. Safety ...Read more

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I am 20 and masturbating regularly.Feel like the erection is not strong if i masturbate regularly.Otherwise it's fine what should I do.I donot smoke?

I am 20 and masturbating regularly.Feel like the erection is not strong if i masturbate regularly.Otherwise it's fine what should I do.I donot smoke?

Relax: Give your self some time between one ejaculation and the next, and everything should be fine. Don't worry, you won't wear your penis out by frequent use. It has an almost lifetime warranty. ...Read more

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My bf was fine getting orgasms 3 mos ago, but now cannot acheieve one. He is 45. He masturbates to try but cant. It makes me feel ugly when he does it?

My bf was fine getting orgasms 3 mos ago, but now cannot acheieve one. He is 45. He masturbates to try but cant. It makes me feel ugly when he does it?

No O: The most common causes would be: medication, alcohol/substance abuse, low testosterone, depression, performance anxiety, issues in the relationship, pornography, or possibly a sleep disorder. If he is diabetic, has peripheral vascular disease, or is on high blood pressure medications this could be responsible as well. A thorough medical work-up may be in order. ...Read more

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