How many different words to do you have for it? I must admit that self-servicing is my favourite—it sounds elegant and somewhat upper class. Regardless of what you want to call it, it’s good for you. So good in fact, that you should do it all the time. All the time, according to sexologist Carol Queen, who says jerking off is an “inalienable constitutional right.” I like this chick already.
Self-lovin’ has proven health benefits like stress management, healthy pelvic muscles, secretion of endorphins and cardiovascular exercise. It’s been proven to relieve menstrual cramping and lowers the risk of Type 2 Diabetes, prostate cancer, depression and cervical infections. It also helps you sleep, and strengthens your immune system. Duh. And unless it’s actually getting in the way of your everyday life, you physically cannot masturbate too much (yes!)
Some lucky archaeologist dug up a clay figure of a woman twirling the pearl from a temple in Malta, proving that we’ve been into wanking for six thousand years. And even though it’s a solo act, don’t feel as if you’re alone. 94% of men and 85% of women admit to spanking the money, which means that just 6% of men and 15% of women are liars!