Nov 28, Because my job is to talk to women about sex, there are few questions I haven't heard and haven't answered. However, there is one common question that I don't like to answer. Is it ok to masturbate? This question is a bit complicated because the Bible never mentions masturbation.
We Need To Talk About Women And Masturbation.
Masturbation: Is It Wrong?
I wanted to get a diversity of perspectives in response to this question, so I contacted several folks whose opinion on matters related to sexuality I respect, and asked them this question:. I hope you learn as much from them as I did! Abigail Rine teaches literature and gender studies at George Fox University. Find her at Mama Unabridged or on Twitter. I think that masturbation can absolutely be a healthy part of both married and unmarried sexuality. I think masturbation can be an excellent way for individual women to learn the uniqueness of their bodies and how they experience pleasure, which can then be communicated to a spouse. For the first time, I began to dread and fear having sex with my husband, which was incredibly disconcerting.
The Real Problem With Female Masturbation
I was in elementary school—just a child—when I began masturbating. By junior high, I had added pornography to the mix. In high school, I was deeply engrossed in sexual addiction. Those were dark days for me.
Or having issues with not having sex. Call me naive, but I was unaware until recently that there is apparently a prejudice in some sects of Christianity against female masturbation. Boy, was I wrong. In the ebb and flow of everyday life, I put the subject aside, but it never quite left my mind. Yes, yes it does.