Instead, stop and consider why this subject makes you squirm. If a child pulls his ear or strokes his arm, no one notices. So why do parents ignore the little boy who pulls his ear but worry and scold when he pulls his penis? Neither of these are true. Most children play with their genitals—expect this somewhere between age of two and six. To a child, masturbation is a normal part of discovering these parts of his or her body and the pleasurable feelings that come from them.
Talking with Our Daughters about Masturbation
Talking with Our Daughters about Masturbation - Educate Empower Kids
Recently, we posted an article about moving past shame and talking to kids about masturbation. So why are we posting an additional article focusing on talking to our daughters about masturbation? Let me answer that question with a question: Why do we get so worried when our daughters masturbate? When we find out a girl is masturbating we often think one of two things:.
Daughter's habit at bedtime has become a worry for us
Masturbation is normal, everyone does it, but a few are afraid to admit it. Studies and surveys tend to suggest that of sexually active and healthy males and females ones who are capable , frequency ranges from several times a day to several times a week, depending on your equipment. Internet survey's tend to rate higher but probably can't be trusted. Frequency tends to go down as you get above 30 but perhaps that's because they are ejaculating more often from other means.
If you are the parent of a teenager, you may or may not know whether he or she is masturbating. You may wonder if the time your teen spends alone, behind the closed bathroom door, or during long showers is emotionally and physically healthy. Or you may worry about whether it is possible to masturbate too much or whether your teenager could hurt his or her genitalia.