This intimacy leads to total pleasure found in God. Can We Really Believe the Bible? He made you with all this sexual drive. They are a lot of fun and always add an extra spin to the play. None of these activities were considered sinful. We aren't in the garden. The fact that most women do not orgasm from intercourse alone isn't even a debate in serious circles.
Straight Talk About The Catholic Teaching on Masturbation
I have spoken to many psychologists with years of experience in relationship therapy, and they have all said that masturbation is completely normal and even healty. The Bible does not condemn us doing any of these things. Rather, it is presented as something that just happens to him without any action on his part. I can only suggest that if you have been taught that masturbation is a sin, look into it for yourself. There's a saying "Hurt people hurt people. It's also quite common for men to develop ED and refuse to go to the doctor about it. The Psychology of Laurel and Yanny.
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This article is one of a set about Christian sex. But timing is everything - don't talk while they are on the short strokes! More reasons for masturbation Submitted by Hmmm on May 20, - 1: Masturbatory frequency is often used as an indicator of libido and sexual desire, and so in these results, the level of dissatisfaction and masturbation frequency likely indicates couples with mismatched libido, where one partner wants sex more frequently than the other. Post Comment Your name. But when people masturbate within the context of an intimate relationship, it can be valuable to understand the motivations behind it.
Heavy burdens The reality is that the Bible is nowhere near as puritanical as many Christian preachers are. The only thing to do now is read on, and plan an early night. Operational definition Submitted by Steve Livingston on March 31, - I am extremely devout in my religion, am very happily married, waited until I was married for sex, enjoy sex tremendously and still masterbate nearly every day. However, even though we are married, that is a discussion we avoid. Pleasure in its own right Submitted by Martha B on January 27, - 8: Perhaps God did not mention masturbation the Bible because He is so aware of our sinful tendencies, our situations, our difficulties, etc.