go fvck yourself: 19 reasons you need to masturbate more often
if you like to masturbate, this checklist is for you
Let's not pretend the onlyyyy reason we're draining the batteries on our vibrators is because we've got time to kill. Truth is, you (or your sex toy) is the ultimate friend with benefits. You get all the health bennies of orgasms with a super-convenient delivery system and zero chance of STDs or awkward goodbyes. Grab a cocktail, fire up your fave stimulator and check out these 19 reasons to masturbate. (And if we missed any, drop them in the comments below).
Masturbation boosts your immune system and promotes heart health, according to numerous studies.
Masturbation beats boredom (and it’s fast, easy and free ;)
Masturbation is proven to help relieve stress thanks to feel-good hormones like dopamine, oxytocin and endorphins.
Masturbation gives you that natural high — similar to a runner's euphoria — when you climax thanks to cannabinoid receptors, according to new research.
Masturbation gives you time to dream up new fantasies.
Masturbation alleviates pain (including painful cramps) thanks to the analgesic effects of brain chemicals released when you touch the void.
Masturbation helps you understand your body so you know exactly what to ask from your partner(s).
Masturbation drives discovery of more of what turns you on.
Masturbation lets you test-drive your body's “tricks” (hello, squirting).
Masturbation improves sleep thanks to the release of endorphins and oxytocin plus the lowering blood pressure post-orgasm. Other research shows that orgasms make you fall asleep simply because we believe they do. So either way, worth a shot....
Masturbation can give you clear, glowier, younger-looking skin by reducing the stress hormone, cortisol, and increasing oxytocin (plus how amazing is your glow post-O?!), according to research.
Masturbation keeps you feeling sexy between sex with a partner.
Masturbation gives you STD- and pregnancy-free orgasms.
Masturbation helps you become more comfortable with your own pleasure, curves, erogenous zones.
Masturbation ups body confidence levels which show up outside of the bedroom.
Masturbation burns calories according to studies — about 50-75 per sesh so you may have to bank a few rounds before skipping your spinning class.
Masturbation stimulates the same muscles as Kegel exercises which are known for strengthening your pelvic floor.
And it’s fvcking fun.
Still need more sexy reasons to masturbate? Let us know, we'll find them ;)