What is International Masturbation Month? How to celebrate?

What is International Masturbation Month? How to celebrate?

Have you heard of International Masturbation Month, or are you unfamiliar with it? International Masturbation Month is about better embracing sexual health and eliminating the shame around masturbation. The first Masturbation Month was held on May 7, 1995, by sex toy seller Good Vibrations in honor of surgeon Jocelyn Elders. She was fired by the president for proposing to include masturbation in sex education classes, and the celebration of masturbation has since expanded to include the entire month, and even the world.

Things you may not know about masturbation

1. The history of masturbation

The history of masturbation is very long. There are records in rock paintings all over the world. There are scenes of male and female masturbation, and there are more scenes depicting male masturbation. From the earliest point of view, the Sumerians had a more open concept of sex and believed that masturbation could enhance sexual ability. They often masturbated alone or with a partner. In Sumerian mythology, the god Enki is believed to have created the Tigris and Euphrates rivers through semen ejaculated during masturbation.

2. The vibrator has a history of more than 100 years

The earliest vibrator appeared in the 1880s and was invented by a British doctor. It was originally invented as a medical device to relieve pain and treat diseases, and did not have any sexual implications. It wasn't until the 1960s that vibrators were considered a sex toy.

Why masturbate?

Masturbation not only brings us a happy and pleasurable experience, but is also very beneficial to health. For example, hormones such as endorphins, dopamine, oxytocin, and prolactin released during masturbation can improve our mood and relieve stress. Stress, anxiety and pain and having better sleep quality.

Masturbation is also about getting to know your body better and understanding how to feel pleasure. At the same time, it can also enhance sexual confidence, better guide your partner, and understand what behaviors you like. There is nothing to be ashamed of in embracing self-pleasure.

How to better celebrate Masturbation Month

Next, we’ll talk about better ways to celebrate Masturbation Month and embrace self-pleasure.

1. Masturbate more frequently

In the upcoming Masturbation Month of May, please masturbate more frequently, so that your body can better feel the sensations of masturbation and orgasm, make time for sex, and better feel self-pleasure.

2. Add sex toys

If you want to have a more exciting feeling or bring something new to your sex life, then why not try sex toys? It is not only healthy and safe, but also frees your hands, allowing you to have a more pleasurable feeling and at the same time learn more about your body and how to orgasm.

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3. Try new activities

Are you bored with your routine, then why not try new activities, or change sex scenes and positions? Don’t underestimate this small change, which will bring new vitality and freshness to your sex life.

4. The power of sensual touch

Try touching yourself, feeling your fingertips on your skin, and exploring your sensitive areas. To focus on feeling your own pleasure, try sensory deprivation to better appreciate the touch. You can simply cover your eyes, use an eye mask, or tie or scarf to isolate the visual experience. You can also use earplugs, headphones, etc. to weaken the auditory experience. Through these, you can make your tactile experience more intense.

5. Watch pornography

Watching pornography not only makes you feel sexually aroused, but also broadens your imagination. Understanding the types of porn you like and what kind of behaviors you like can also give you new inspiration for your existing sex life, and it is also a way to explore your sexual fantasies and fetishes.

Final thoughts

International Masturbation Month has, to a certain extent, eliminated the shame around sex and made people dare to talk about it. At the same time, more emphasis is placed on sex education to help people better understand masturbation and its benefits. So in order to better welcome the arrival of Masturbation Month in May, embrace self-pleasure and explore the sexiness of your body!

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