Masturbation is one behavioral act which is killing the youth of today slowly.
Oxford dictionary defines it as the manual stimulation of the genital organ(of yourself or another) for sexual pleasure.People who engage mostly in the act are sex addicts,porn addicts, marriage couples and virgins. People who stay chaste until marriage normally masturbate at some point in their life.
Causes of masturbation include;
Exposure to pornography materials. After a prolonged watching of porn movies, the desire to have sex heighten and if there is no partner, one will turn to masturbate to calm the nerves down.
Another cause is lack of self control. People who lack self control often become sex addicts.Sexual addicts are group of people who can't leave a day without engaging in sexual activities. If their edge to have sex comes and there is no person to help them cum, they turn to masturbate to get their pleasure.
Faithfulness is also another cause of making people masturbate. After marriage, ones partner may travel to abroad or far place that, it will not be possible to reach him or her for sexual affair when the need arises. Because they want to remain faithful to each other,couple will engage in masturbation rather than having sexual affair with other person.
The spirit of fear is also causing people to masturbate . People fear to contract sexually infected disease so they resort to masturbation. Males especially,fear to engage in sexual intercourse because of the small size of their manhood.
Effects of masturbation include decrease in the size of the genital organ. The penis begin to shrink in size after a prolonged years of masturbating.
Another effect is excessive chronic pain in the waist. Since our sexual veins run through our waist, continues stimulation of the sexual organ can cause the vein to tier. This may lead to chronic waist pain which is untreatable.
Premature ejaculation can affect males who engage in self stimulation. This is because our nerve sensory becomes use to how short it takes for one to self-stimulate himself. If the pattern persist,sexual intercourse with an opposite sex may last as long as 30secs.
Solutions to curb excessive masturbation begins with the person. Pleasure is the main cause for masturbation and it's a mental phenomena. Individual must train his or her mind well by ;
Renewing your mind. It means that you should forget all the past habit, focus on what you want to achieve by forgiving yourself, purify your thinking by focusing on productive things .
The devil always finds job for lazy man. Engage in activities that will prevent you from being lonely. Always make sure you surround yourself with people. If you are busy,there is no way the act in having sex will come in mind.
Avoid watching adult movies if you do not have anybody around to help you ease your pleasure.
Regular exercise will help you by reducing the anxiety to engage in sexual activities.
Know your triggers. Get to know yourself and identify the cause of your action. If you are able to identify your triggers,your have solve 50% of your addicted behavior. Tell yourself you won't do it and trust me,you will overcome it.
As a religious person, pray to your object of worship.Ask for the spirit of guidance to protect to from engaging in the act.
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