TOO MUCH OF A GOOD THING

From TOO MUCH OF A GOOD THING – Dr Dick’s Sex Advice

Today, I will start with a declaration. A “Thus Sayth Doctor Dick,” sorta deal. I know I’ve said this before, but it bears repeating. I reject the concept of sex addiction, that is floating around in the popular culture these days. I know this will rankle a bunch of you, but you need to get over it. Ya see, there ain’t no such thing as a sex addiction. Period!

That being said, I hasten to add that there are sexual compulsions, plenty of ‘em. However, compulsions are not addictions and addictions, while they may involve irresistible impulses, are not the same thing as compulsions. Get it? Got it? Good!

Check it out. With the help of my handy-dandy dictionary, a good place to start in all such discussions, I discovered these two very distinct definitions.

Addiction — a need for and use of a habit-forming substance (as heroin, nicotine, or alcohol) characterized by well-defined physiological symptoms upon withdrawal. Broadly: persistent use of a substance known by the user to be harmful. A state of physiological and psychological dependence on a drug.

Compulsive — driven by an irresistible inner force to do something; i.e. a compulsive liar.See! Different words. Different meanings. Not a particularly complex notion to grasp, right?

And listen, just because a bunch of pseudo-intelligent afternoon talks show hosts banter the two concepts about like they were interchangeable doesn’t make it so. In fact, we do ourselves a huge disservice by jumbling these two very specific concepts. Because finding the proper intervention for either an addiction or a compulsive behavior will be as specific as the problem itself. One thing is for certain; misidentifying one of the things, as the other will surly complicate the problem solving. It’s kinda like going to the doctor with a headache, and when the doc asks where it hurts, you point to your stomach. It simply won’t do.

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Are you addicted to masturbation?

Are you addicted to masturbation? Or suspect you may be? Are you spending more and more time masturbating? Do you think about masturbating, even when you are not doing it? Have you tried stopping or cutting back, but just can’t seem to give it up? Does the thought that you may be losing control excite you to masturbate even more?

If you have discovered this website, then you may already be addicted to masturbation, perhaps incurably so. If that possibility disturbs you, then you may be “in denial” about your addiction. The first step in coming to terms with masturbation addiction is the forthright and honest admission of your condition. 

Are you addicted? These tests and articles may help you find out.

Audio programs to help you identify and come to terms with your masturbation addiction

Onania . Org/asm offers  podcasturbations (audio recordings) may help you determine whether you are addicted, and admit to yourself your compelling need for masturbatory gratification.

 

Are you addicted to masturbation?

Are you addicted to masturbation? Or suspect you may be? Are you spending more and more time masturbating? Do you think about masturbating, even when you are not doing it? Have you tried stopping or cutting back, but just can’t seem to give it up? Does the thought that you may be losing control excite you to masturbate even more?

If you have discovered this website, then you may already be addicted to masturbation, perhaps incurably so. If that possibility disturbs you, then you may be “in denial” about your addiction. The first step in coming to terms with masturbation addiction is the forthright and honest admission of your condition. 

Are you addicted? These tests and articles may help you find out.

Audio programs to help you identify and come to terms with your masturbation addiction

Onania . Org/asm offers  podcasturbations (audio recordings) may help you determine whether you are addicted, and admit to yourself your compelling need for masturbatory gratification.

 

How to Address the Masturbating Child – Nicholas Day – The Atlantic

The specter of masturbation had long haunted the authorities. For centuries, it had been linked to mental illness at worst and a sort of general dissipation at best. (It was draining, you see.) In 1760, the Swiss physician Samuel Auguste Tissot wrote the founding text of masturbation anxiety, the sky-is-falling opus L’Onanisme, in which self-stimulation leads inexorably to physical decrepitude. (This is scarcely an exaggeration.)

But at the turn of the twentieth century, this anxiety is expressed not in the faux-medical language of Tissot and his followers but in the new scientific language of child-rearing. Imagine opening up your modern parenting book by Harvey Karp or your T. Berry Brazelton and reading that your baby touching himself, however idly, threatened his entire future.

via How to Address the Masturbating Child – Nicholas Day – The Atlantic.

Giving yourself a hand

from The Badger Herald – Giving yourself a hand

You started this in your mother’s womb. You might have even continued in spite of the fear tactics, embarrassment, secrecy and shame that became associated with it as you grew up. It’s such a private thing that many people do not share this part of themselves with their partners. The majority of sex education classes disregard it. You don’t brag about it to your friends. It’s masturbation. more

Is Masturbation Normal or Harmful? Who Masturbates? Why Do People Masturbate?

From WebMD:

Is Masturbation Harmful?

In general, the medical community considers masturbation to be a natural and harmless expression of sexuality for both men and women. It does not cause any physical injury or harm to the body, and can be performed in moderation throughout a person’s lifetime as a part of normal sexual behavior. Some cultures and religions oppose the use of masturbation or even label it as sinful. This can lead to guilt or shame about the behavior.

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Japan Dominates Masturbate-a-Thon: Gadgets Help Break 8 Hour 30 Minute Record

Think you have what it takes to become a masturbating champion? Can you endure longer than 8 hours and 40 minutes? Because that is what it will take to beat the new record set by both Norihiro Taneichi and Masanobu Sato of Tokyo at this year’s Masturbate-a-Thon in San Francisco. The two finalists went “head-to-head” in a competition that finally ended when an exhausted Taneichi gave up, allowing Sato to claim the prestigious title. What was their secret? They were both using the Tenga New Adult Concept line of onanism cups. WARNING!: NSFW gallery after the break.

more via Japan Dominates Masturbate-a-Thon: Gadgets Help Break 8 Hour 30 Minute Record (NSFW) – Masturbation – Gizmodo.

Chronic Masturbation or Over Masturbation?

Chronic Masturbation

First of all, the majority of masturbation is healthy and positive. “Over masturbation” or chronic masturbation is rare and means different things to different men.

Scientist decided to do some research with some extra hands and with a few extra dollars in their research budgets. They wanted to look into the subject of the effects masturbation and over masturbation had on our bodies.

So what’s the result? Continue reading

Chronic Masturbation

Let’s start by defining what makes one a chronic masturbator. Chronic masturbation means masturbating multiple times a day, every day, month after month. The man who masturbates daily, or even twice a day, is not a chronic masturbator. A man who occasionally masturbates a half a dozen times a day is also not doing it chronically. It’s impossible to draw a clear line, but 20 or more times a week, every week, is a good working definition. Yes, some men do this; in fact, those who masturbate chronically are more likely to be doing it five plus times a day – Every. Single. Day.

via Chronic Masturbation.