Sex Ed: Self-Love in Partnership: Why Masturbation is healthy in a Relationship.
Embracing your sexuality for a fulfilling relationship!
As a sexologist and relationship coach, I'm often asked about masturbation in relationships, and I've noticed there's a lot of confusion and stigma around this topic. Some people worry that masturbating while in a relationship means they're not satisfying their partner or that their partner isn't satisfying them. Others feel guilty or ashamed about masturbating, thinking it's a sign of infidelity or a lack of sexual interest in their partner.
However, I want to emphasise that masturbation is not only okay in a relationship, but it's also healthy and can even improve your sex life with your partner. In fact, I encourage all my clients to explore their own sexuality, both alone and with their partner(s).
Why? Well for starters, masturbation is a natural and normal part of human sexuality, something that most people do whether they're in a relationship or not. It allows you to explore your own desires and preferences, which can help you communicate more effectively with your partner about what you like and don't like in the bedroom.
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