Masturbation Is The Safest Sex

But it has a such a terrible reputation.

Shannon Ashley
Feb 10, 2019 · 4 min read

Sex with benefits

Those who advocate for abstinence do so in part because they believe the safest sex is zero sex. But masturbation is legitimately the safest sex around. I have to laugh because people even use the bible to push early marriages, saying it’s better to get married than to burn with lust.

The drawback of solo sex

Typically, humans crave some amount of intimacy and connection with other humans. Sex isn’t always (just) about feeling good. It’s also about making someone else feel good. Often, it’s about some sort of relationship.


Awkwardly Honest

A home for some of my most cringe-worthy tales that have…

Shannon Ashley

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Single mama, fulltime writer, exvangelical. It's not about being flawless, it's about being honest. Top Writer. shannon.ashley.medium@gmail.com

Awkwardly Honest

A home for some of my most cringe-worthy tales that have been well-received on Medium.

Shannon Ashley

Written by

Single mama, fulltime writer, exvangelical. It's not about being flawless, it's about being honest. Top Writer. shannon.ashley.medium@gmail.com

Awkwardly Honest

A home for some of my most cringe-worthy tales that have been well-received on Medium.

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