from About.com – “We Never Masturbate Alone”

from About.com – “We Never Masturbate Alone”

National Masturbation Month is coming to an end and I wanted to leave on a confusing note.Masturbation seems to me to be one of those parts of sex that everyone thinks is obvious. Even the vaguest of masturbation references gets a laugh because it seems to be a shared and shame filled part of everyone’s life. But masturbation is never one thing.

Sinful to some, salvation to others, it can be a form of political action, a spiritual practice, a casual distraction. Ask any two people about masturbation and you’ll get different answers. Of course, you should be careful who you ask, and make sure you know your insurance deductible before you do.

If there is a defining element of masturbation surely it must be that the action occurs one when one is alone. Isn’t that why so many of the euphemisms for masturbation involve only one hand?

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s