Be Your Own Best Lover
Happy National Masturbation Month! That’s right, May is National Masturbation Month. Get ready to celebrate self pleasuring all month long. National Masturbation Month was started in 1995 by the sex educators at Good Vibrations, in response to the controversy surrounding the firing of Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders, who infamously recommended that masturbation be taught as part of sex education curriculum.
Masturbation is indeed one of the safest forms of sexual intimacy, and is an essential part of your sexuality. Masturbation puts you in control of your own pleasure, teaches you about your arousal patterns and can be a powerful tool for relaxation and stress relief. So take the month of May to recommit to your self-pleasuring practice and take your solo pleasures to the next level. Here are a few ideas to get you started:
Masturbate in a new position: If you have always masturbated in the same way, shift it up by switching positions. Every time you switch position you change how you stimulate yourself and unlock new kinds of sensations. Try touching yourself in a few different positions, allowing your hips to move and your spine to flex. Notice how movement and position change the kind of arousal you feel.
Celebrate National Masturbation Month daily, or twice daily, or maybe more!