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Is there such a thing as to much masturbation? Seriously...

Is there such a thing as to much masturbation? Seriously...

Yes: If you spend so much time doing it that it interferes with work, studies or social interaction. Otherwise not really. ...Read more

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Is there such a thing as sex/porn addiction? If you would like to cut down on masturbation and sex is this an unnatural/impossible impulse?

Is there such a thing as sex/porn addiction? If you would like to cut down on masturbation and sex is this an unnatural/impossible impulse?

Two different issues: Addiction is defined as a pursuit (drugs, pornography, etc) that interferes with healthy behaviors. If you watch porn several hours a day instead of working, or interacting with family, then it is an addiction. But watching some pornography and masturbating less than 3 x a day is probably not addictive behavior. It is just being a normal guy. Do it in moderation and consider yourself normal. ...Read more

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Is there such thing as "too much" masturbation? Will it affect me in the long run?

Urban legends: There is an urban legend that made actual news a few years ago: http://www.evolvingscientist.net/2011/08/dammit-its-fake-coming-forty-two-times.html. There was actual boy who died from "over-masturbation". However, there is autoerotic fatality. Please be aware of this for personal responsibility to yourself. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/autoerotic_fatality. ...Read more

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For a male 16 year old, is masturbating once a day to much? Im scared of the whole premature erectile disfunction thing

For a male 16 year old, is masturbating once a day to much? Im scared of the whole premature erectile disfunction thing

Masturbation: Masturbation is a normal and common part of human sexuality. Nothing in your story worries me from a medical perspective. Every man or boy your age or older masturbates or has masturbated. Some do it even more frequently than you. There is no health reason to limit your sexual activity. ...Read more

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Why is masturbation such a bad thing?

Why is masturbation such a bad thing?

It's not: All male and almost all female teens explore and enjoy their bodies in this way. It prepares you for adult roles, keeps you physically comfortable and able to do other things, and is fun. It will not make you short, smooth, hairy, bald, infertile, unspiritual, a loner, impotent, or a cripple on your wedding night. If someone tells you otherwise, they are a proven liar. Talk with someone sensible. ...Read more

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Is masturbating for girls or women a normal thing?

Is masturbating for girls or women a normal thing?

Yes/either sex: Many cultures ignore or consider the topic taboo, but in fact it is considered a part of human sexuality. Considered more common in the teens, it is seen at all ages. ...Read more

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Is masturbation bad for guys? any good thing ? how many per day!>?

Is masturbation bad for guys? any good thing ? how many per day!>?

Nothing specific: Masturbation is a normal part of human exiatance.Some cultures frown on the process ; most seldom discuss it openly. If anyone does so to the exclusion of interacting with people ; pursuing age ; peer related activities, it can interfere with normal emotional growth, as any preoccupation might. For most, it is simply part of their life. ...Read more

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Masturbation is a thing I do it each day . How to control the urge?

Masturbation is a thing I do it each day . How to control the urge?

You're fine: Essentially all young men and most young women do pretty much like you do. It keeps you able to focus on other things, and lets you learn about your mind and body in preparation for adult life. It wont' damage your health in any way, and you need to ignore people who warn you otherwise. ...Read more

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I'm a 17 year old female virgin and I have recently tried to masturbate but it is the most painful thing I've ever experienced. Is something wrong?

I'm a 17 year old female virgin and I have recently tried to masturbate but it is the most painful thing I've ever experienced. Is something wrong?

Masturbation: Masturbation should not be painful. It is a normal part of life and should be pleasurable. Focus on the areas of your genitals on the outside like the clitoris. Perhaps the pain was from inserting into the vagina? Consider watching a video online on female masturbation to get some ideas on how other women masturbate. Don't do anything that hurts. If it does not improve then see an Obgyn ...Read more