Of all sexual activities, it’s no wonder masturbation is the most common. Unlike other sex acts, it’s safe, easy and completely healthy.
Solitary sex lets you get off without consequences such as sexually transmitted infections or unplanned pregnancy. Provided you do it in the privacy of your home, and you don’t go telling your religious parents about it, you won’t get in trouble for rubbing one out.
Of course, masturbation hasn’t always been seen as a natural part of life, the sexual revolution happened less than a century ago, and prior to that, doctors, religious leaders and philosophers weren’t big fans of the ménage à moi.
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