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Sure: If you're obsessed with erotica so that you're missing out on other things in life that you should / want to be doing, your doctor can help. It's usual for a young single man to enjoy his body daily; many young women do as well. Vary your technique to prepare yourself for different partners.
Slow down...: Slowing down the pace of delivering mental ; physical stimulations is the key to make masturbation last longer and the foundation of behavioral modification for sex life. Remember the ending point of total accumulation of stimulation may highly vary among men and even within an individual himself, and is personally unique from time to time, from place to place, from circumstance to circumstance.
You'll know: If you are so obsessed with erotica and all the fun things that come with your changing mind and body, so that you're missing out on the other things you need to do in life (sports, friends, study, work, relationships), then get with your doctor -- he/she can get you back on track. Otherwise, enjoy your body. Vary your technique & think about the girl you'll marry. Best wishes.See 1 more doctor answer
Because it's fun: Only an ideologue will tell you that it's unspiritual or will make you care less about other people. If erotica becomes an obsession that's obviously interfering with the rest of your life, get help from your physician. It prepares your mind and body for adult life, keeps you able to focus, and is one of the few things that's really enjoyable that won't harm you.
No: It's a good thing overall. It keeps you comfortable, lets you focus on things you need to do, and lets you learn about your mind and body in preparation for being a husband and father. If's only a problem if you have an obsession with sex that's interfering with all else. "spiritual"/"politically correct" critics of normal male sexuality are messing with you for their dark purposes. Man up, enjoy.See 1 more doctor answer
Sure: It's common for a man to enjoy himself but save the climax for later. Some sects have prohibitions on who can and can't come to group prayers depending on when he'd had an ejaculation; this seems superstitious to me but it's not my place to say. If this applies to you, try to avoid any practice that seems unhealthy or uncomfortable -- and perhaps decide it's no one else's business.See 1 more doctor answer
Part of growing up: All young men and the large majority of young women enjoy their bodies in this way. You learn about your mind and body in preparation for adult roles. You stay comfortable and able to focus on other things you need to do. Nobody gets sick or pregnant. If your are obsessed with erotica so that you're missing things you need to do, get with your physician -- this is fixable. Talked with parent?
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.
Yes, doing it...: ...in the lobby of 5456 Franz Road. (That's the Katy Police Department.) Actually, in the lobby of any building in Katy that HAS a lobby. Or anywhere else in Harris County. Or any other county in Texas. Or in the United States. And probably a lot of other countries. Other than that, no risks.See 1 more doctor answer
Masturbation: Masturbation is a common part of the human experience. Sexuality leads to health in many ways: it relieves stress; it allows intimacy and spirituality to develop with a partner; it leads to creating love and families. There is no medical or health reason to limit one's sexual expression, including masturbation.