Masturbation is one of those rare activities that everyone does, but no one talks about -- and if, for whatever weird reason, someone asked why you masturbate, you’d probably answer something like, "'Cause it feels good," or, "What else am I supposed to do with all this coconut oil?"
Of course, most people don't have this conversation, because there's a ton of shame associated with autoeroticism, and sex in general -- women in particular are conditioned to sublimate their sexuality. And while male sexuality isn’t as taboo, it’s not like men sit around trading masturbation tips.
Pleasure is definitely the most obvious and immediate benefit of masturbation. But guess what? Masturbation is actually GOOD for you -- as in, science has shown that there are actual health benefits associated with masturbation. Let’s look at some of the best ones.