Masturbation/Nipples

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I only play with my nipples. Is that considered masturabstion ?

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No.  Masturbation is stimulation of one's own genitals for the purpose of increasing sexual response.  Nipples are not part of your genitals.  They are a secondary sexual characteristic.  So technically arousing yourself only by touching your nipples, even if you make it to orgasm, is not masturbation.

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Doug Adams, Ph.D.

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I write from the point of view that masturbation is normal, healthy, and fun, and even necessary to sexual health. I am able to answer questions in all areas of sexuality.

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I am the author of the web site HealthyStrokes.com and have been answering questions about sexuality (especially masturbation) from both males and females for over 13 years.

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