Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Pleasure yourself today

It's Valentine's Day 2017. If you don't have a partner today, you're not alone. But that doesn't mean you can't have sex with the person who knows you the best: yourself.

Self-pleasuring is delicious sex, and it doesn’t matter how old we are, whether or not we have a partner, if arousal and orgasms are easy for us, or we’ve grown up to think of masturbation as shameful. Staying sexual is within our own power.

I hope you'll read my "Senior's Guide to Solo Sex" for Senior Planet -- let me know if it gives you some new ideas.

Here are some of my favorite quotes about solo sex:

  • “We have reason to believe that man first walked upright to free his hands for masturbation.” — Lily Tomlin
  •  “Don't knock masturbation. It's sex with someone I love.” — Woody Allen, Annie Hall
  •  “Among all types of sexual activity, masturbation is, however, the one in which the female most frequently reaches orgasm.” — Alfred Charles Kinsey, Sexual Behavior in the Human Female, 1953
  • “We know that more than 70 to 80 percent of women masturbate, and 90 percent of men masturbate, and the rest lie.” — Joycelyn Elders, former Surgeon General of the United States
  • “How to have sex with friends, lovers, wives, husbands all begins and ends with Masturbation.” — Betty Dodson (dubbed “the Mother of Masturbation”), at age 87. 
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