Seizing their grown-up offspring in such a «shameful» and «dangerous» activity as Masturbation, many parents begin to worry, to constantly monitor and intimidate the offspring, without thinking about the consequences of their behavior. And harmful teen Masturbation actually, what are its causes, and how to behave after learning about the «harmful» habit of a son or daughter? — Let’s ask the opinion of relevant experts.
Masturbation in adolescence
Masturbation in adolescence is a phenomenon widespread and common. The satisfaction of their sexual needs are 8-9 out of ten teenagers — note the therapists in my research. Also, experts have proved that such activity does not entail emotional and physical disorders, except in those cases where Masturbation becomes pathological. That is, the teenager starts to masturbate very often, satisfaction is a particularly sophisticated way, or when Masturbation is preferred to normal intercourse with a partner. In other cases, the excitation of the genitals and the orgasm achieved by mechanical irritation hand, are regarded as the phenomenon is absolutely normal and safe for boys and girls at the puberty stage. Masturbation teenagers, both boys and girls, is caused by hormonal alteration, intense and rapid sexual development. It is known that the period of maturation is accompanied by strong emotional outbursts, stress and anxiety. Masturbating, teen receives a discharge, reduces sexual and emotional tension, moreover, this way the child receives the first experience, which will further help him to avoid fear and uncertainty during intercourse with a partner. Scientists have proven that Masturbation in adolescence does not lead to various sexual dysfunctions, the type of male impotency or infertility in women, so parents should not worry, and especially to intimidate the child «horror stories» of the past.
Teen Masturbation from the point of view of psychology
The theory that Masturbation is harmful, originates from the depth of centuries. In ancient times young men who engaged in Masturbation, were outcasts in society, they were deprived of the right to create family and a lifetime secured the status of a loser and weakling. Also it was previously thought that masturbating guys waste their life energy and strength in vain, and thus become weak and scattered. This position is firmly rooted in society, as well as in the Soviet Union «even there was no sex», so now many parents find it hard to reconsider and to accept the fact that teenage Masturbation is almost inevitable, while it is considered normal and natural phenomenon on the way of growing up.