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Talking to Mothers About Masturbation

Would You Talk to Your Mother About Masturbation?

Talking to your mom about sex can be hard enough. Though an open relationship and sex-positive mom can make all the difference, it's an inevitably squeamish topic to broach. And if there's one thing more private than sex, it's masturbation. Yet I know people who've dished with their moms, albeit, with mixed results.

Masturbation seems a lot like reading a book to me — you just pick one and try to get into it. What's a girl looking for from mom? Recommendations!

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Venus1 Venus1 7 years
Both my parents were naturists. Bodies were normal and we would discuss ex but masturbation talk was confined to discussions with my sister.
dexaholic dexaholic 7 years
No. Never. Not in a million years! Because I know if I did, EVERYONE else would hear about it 30 seconds later.
Yogaforlife Yogaforlife 7 years
I just couldn't bring myself to have this conversation with her. I know way too much about their sex life as it is and don't need her providing me any more unwanted details.
Autumns_Elegy Autumns_Elegy 7 years
Nope. Never. Ack. Just like talking about sex.
kurniakasih kurniakasih 7 years
Not with my mom. LOL. I don't know, I have no problem talking about sex with her, but when it comes to pleasing myself, I don't feel comfortable having that discussion.
Gawjuslayd Gawjuslayd 7 years
I joke with my mother and my sister about playing with myself all the time. it usually ties into when I am having sex issues with my man. LOL
Gdeeaz Gdeeaz 7 years
We talk about pretty much anything but don't go into details.
bethinabox bethinabox 7 years
noooo thank you! definitely not that close with my mother.
merie33 merie33 7 years
We talk about sex. Alot. But never masturbation. She has made it very clear that she does NOT do it, and thinks that it's gross, nasty, etc. I don't need her judging that aspect of me, so we just don't bring it up.
HoneyBrown1976 HoneyBrown1976 7 years
tlsgirl tlsgirl 7 years
I'm with Pistil exactly on this topic.
mamasitamalita mamasitamalita 7 years
my mom and I are very comfortable talking about bodily functions, masturbation, and sex.... we just don't discuss PARTNERS or actual details haha
hypnoticmix hypnoticmix 7 years
Haha I remember I went with one of my best friends Alexis when we were 19 to buy her first (toy) she was so nervous. When we got back to her place I said to her mom boy you should see what Alexis bought. Her mom said let me see and she shyly pulled a purple vibrator out of a paper sack. Her mother exclaimed oh $hit that's a nice one, lol.
Pistil Pistil 7 years
Other than acknowledging that it's normal and nothing to be ashamed of, I don't see the necessity of a discussion. I don't want any suggestions from my mom!
genesisrocks genesisrocks 7 years
Ha...nooo. I talked to her about sex when I was seven or eight and wanted to know what it was, but masturbation...ick!
skigurl skigurl 7 years
i'm so confused and grossed out
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