Give midwives Christmas off by masturbating this March!
Yes you read that right, we want Masturbation March to be about exploring your sexuality, needs and desires.
What are the benefits of masturbation?
Masturbation shouldn’t be a taboo, it can actually be really good for you! Here are a few benefits:
- It is a great stress reliever!
- It can improve your sleep
- Helps you understand your body better
- Masturbation can even relieve menstrual cramps
- Can improve your sex life with a partner
Here are some interesting facts and uses for lube…
- It’s great for massage, oral, and sex toys!
- It protects the skin from irritation and tearing (especially if you suffer from pelvic pain)
- You should use water or oil based lube with silicon toys to prevent them getting damaged
- Trying different flavours and textures can be a great way to spice up your masturbation
Sex toy reviews
Sex toys are amazing for increasing pleasure during masturbation. We have a whole guide on our UndressingDisability Hub reviewing various sex toys for both penis and vulva owners.
We discuss the accessibility of the sex toys, the pros and cons, and the occupational therapist view so that you know what you’re getting before purchase.
Our Love Lounge is a safe place for you to ask your burning questions on anything dating, relationships, sex, or even flirting.
We will have one of our experts write back to you with practical advice and support.
Pelvic pain can be caused by conditions such as endometriosis. This resource gives helpful insights on ow to manage pain caused by endometriosis, including intimacy advice.
‘Wait, what? Pelvic massages exist!’
In this resource, Jo Silby who is a massage therapist explains what sensual massages are and how they can help with pelvic pain. She also gives some tips for performing one yourself at home.
Where to access:
UndressingDisability Hub under the ‘therapy and counselling’ resources section.
For those who prefer to listen, we also had Jo on our podcast!
For more information on how to manage this pain and improve your sex life, visit here.