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Your self-pleasure (and all the benefits) is in your hands


by Mairead Heffron
14th Feb 2022

For most of us, sex education didn't mention masturbation as though it was the gateway drug to a dangerous and shameful act, rather than an opportunity to practice safe sex and to explore something that is actually beneficial for your health. Today, self-pleasure workshops are attracting thousands of women in Ireland.

Imagine for a moment, the greatest physical pleasure you’ve ever felt. Notice it deeply, intensely, spreading throughout your body, the most tingling, amazing bliss you’ve ever experienced.   Close your eyes for a moment and imagine. Did you go there? Did you imagine the touch of a lover’s hands, the explosion within, throughout the body, that is orgasm? The buzzy bliss just after, when all is right with the world, when all worry and stress has...

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