Worried you might be masturbating just a bit too much but not sure how to stop? As the stigma surrounding masturbation is finally being challenged, most of us know self-pleasuring is a healthy part of life. The truth is everyone is different and there is no normal when it comes to solo sex. When we masturbate, dopamine - a neurotransmitter that makes us feel pleasure - is released. After climax or orgasm , hormones called endorphins are secreted in our brains, and these enable us to relax.
Masturbation addiction: are you masturbating too much?
Masturbation addiction: how to tell if you're masturbating too much
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Are You Addicted To Masturbation?
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Last Updated: December 11, References. This article was co-authored by Natalia S. David, PsyD. This article has been viewed 13,, times.