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Masturbing chat room

(And hey, it's fun and feels good, too.) If you think you're the only one of your friends who has done it, you're probably not.Here, 18 girls open up about how they do it, how often they do it, and all the complicated feelings (pleasure, empowerment, happiness, embarrassment) that go along with they brought up masturbation. Up until a few months ago, I was COMPLETELY embarrassed about masturbation.

It's a healthy way to learn about yourself and your body, so you feel more comfortable when you're ready to have a sexual partner.I just tend to use clitoral stimulation because it's foolproof for me and it's what I am most comfortable with at the moment." — Jackie, 196."I was 19 years old and had just gotten out of a pretty bad relationship.One day when I was sad, my best friend/roommate said I need to lock myself in my room, explore my body and love myself.Ever since, I've been very open to masturbating and truthfully regret not pleasuring myself sooner. I'm not embarrassed that I masturbate; if we're close enough and you ask me, I won't deny it at all.There's so many good things that come from having an orgasm so why wouldn't you?

You've got to learn what you like and figure yourself out before someone else can." — Annaka, 17 5. I had my first orgasm, and after that, it became something I had to do every night.

I think they felt uncomfortable and a little astonished that I was so open with my sexuality.

I think masturbation is a completely normal and healthy expression of loving your body and who you are.

"My mom told me once that she saw me playing with myself when I was a toddler, but the first time I can remember masturbating was in my early teens, maybe 13 or 14. It was pretty clumsy, and I recall being more embarrassed and worried that someone would walk in on me than focused on pleasure. It's nice to be able to take pleasure into your own hands... Now that I'm 18, I bought myself a vibrator." — Jill, 1810. I usually start off reading sexy stories on Tumblr or porn websites, hump my pillow, and then start to use my hand.

I've never talked to anyone about masturbating because I feel like I'd get judged for doing it.

"I started experimenting with masturbation last year.