For whatever reason, female masturbation seems to still be a taboo topic. Even the euphemisms (we’ll spare you the specifics) are pretty cringe-worthy. But the act itself? Surprisingly healthy—and, as you know, totally normal and nothing to be ashamed of. So what’s with the hush-hush attitude about flying solo?
Could it be because there’s so much misinformation floating around? Well, we’re here to set the record straight once and for all.
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Myth: Only single women masturbate.
Fact: Coupled or uncoupled, the majority of people masturbate—78% of all Americans age 14 or older, to be exact, according to the National Survey of Sexual Health and Behavior. “It’s not just something you do when you’re lonely to satisfy an urge,” says Kait Scalisi, a sex and relationship coach. Your sex drive is much more nuanced than that—and that’s a good thing!