Going solo: 'It's really healthy to masturbate', says Dr Eve

May is International Masturbation Month, explains clinical sexologist Dr Eve.

Read: Confessions on masturbating at the office

Dr Eve says that for many people, pornography goes hand-in-hand with masturbation.

She explains that despite how common the sexual act is, there is still a lot of stigma around it.

Also read: South Africans get a kick out of Pornhub, Dr. Eve uncovers

It's really healthy to masturbate.

Dr Eve, clinical sexologist

Dr Eve advises that there are many health benefits to masturbation and debunked a lot of misconceptions.

She unpacked the trends and the impact masturbation has on partner sex drive and relationships.

Take a listen to the titillating conversation (and comments from callers):

Below are some responses on Twitter:


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