Or so the myth goes. For most part of their lives, women grow up believing this. Masturbation gives a sense of autonomy to the woman over her body and a better understanding of what gives her utmost pleasure. The clitoris solely exists for sexual pleasure and has around nerve endings.
May has cum, which means International Masturbation Month is here. Sex ed has failed us all. I had the pleasure of spending this month curating and writing posts covering all types of topics around masturbation. I must say, the number of people who approached me to ask what I was working on and then proceeded to quiz me was astounding. Aside from traditional male masturbation and the missionary position, there is no common knowledge when it comes to sex. I taught married men about the anatomy of the clitoris and prostate stimulation.
Like many Americans, I was shocked -- shocked -- when I heard that a Republican congressman had said that abortion should be banned after 15 weeks because of This is a subject that I do know something about…. There is no question in my mind that a baby at weeks after conception can feel pain. The fact of the matter is, I argue with the chairman because I thought the date was far too late. We should be setting this at weeks, weeks… You watch a sonogram of a week baby, and they have movements that are purposeful.
But last November, after what seemed like decades of both of us ignoring the proverbial elephant in the room, things finally blew up. During a moment of angst and, admittedly, lack of confidence , I got angry and loud. Those last words gave me pause. And during a time in my life when I seemed to be constantly burnt out, anything that would relieve stress sounded appealing.