What I have written, however, does not mean that I believe that masturbation in general is a bad thing.
I believe that intimate exploration of one’s own body, as a form of loving oneself, can be a very fulfilling form of masturbation. It’s mostly about not being in our minds and our heads in the meantime, but really present in the feelings we’re experiencing.
Not to look for instant solutions to sexual frustrations but to delve into our feelings. We should explore where they come from and what pleases, deepens, boils or encourages them.
To understand pornography and what levers it works on, and what role actors and actresses play in it. So depends on our perception what mastrurbation is:
Stairway to Heaven or Highway to Hell!