It's time to shake off the stigma and enjoy the benefits of self pleasure!
That's the aim of May's International Masturbation Month!
So dim the lights, lie back, relax and enjoy a bit of one-on-one time - with yourself!
Cape Talk's Sara-Jayne King caught up with clinical sexologist Dr Eve to put her finger on the pulse of self-pleasure.
Often we feel that once we are involved in a significant relationship, that you should only have sex with your partner. So people really feel it's a huge betrayal if they masturbate in addition to having partner sex.— Dr Eve, clinical sexologist
It's not a common idea that women masturbate, it's always only way accepted that men are the ones jerking off.— Dr Eve, clinical sexologist
Take a listen as Dr Eve explains the benefits of masturbation: