Why Masturbation is Good For You

Put a spring in your step this May because it’s Masturbation Month, which is why on this week’s episode of Pulse host Jess Westberg beats the streets (!) to learn more about our most gripping DIY activity. Apparently masturbation is not only a blast, it’s good for you too, according to a sex expert at Babeland — a New York sex shop — and a licensed sex therapist. Everyday New Yorkers have no trouble sounding off on getting off, from how they first learned to masturbate to what they were taught about it growing up.

Featured song: “Get That Heart” by White Fence. Read more: http://www.babeland.com/ and http://www.marksehl.com/

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