DIY Sex Toys: Self-Love Edition

Author :- Miranda Davis Feb. 26, 2021, 8:24 a.m.
DIY Sex Toys: Self-Love Edition

Even If you didn't experience it, you must have noticed that there aren't many topics in our society that represent such a taboo as masturbation! Seriously, nobody wants to talk about it. Female masturbation, more precisely, has been incredibly stigmatized.  But then again, the system of male dominance doesn’t recognize women’s sexuality whatsoever.

When talking about the labels attached to masturbation, we get to hear the story that it is unhealthy, how it causes infertility, mental illness, etc. In the end it leaves you wondering is it wrong to satisfy yourself!? The truth is that masturbation is not only healthy and safe, but it is also totally normal. And no, it definitely won't make anyone blind, stupid, crazy, etc. On the contrary, it brings quite a lot of benefits. To break these ideas and introduce ways of masturbation, we talked with our friend, who is a psychologist and sometimes writes best dating sites review articles.

How to satisfy yourself

Most of you know that when you want to satisfy yourself, you need your fingers or sex toys.  Plenty of young people, who are starting to explore their sexuality, are curious about sex toys. The problem, however, is that they can’t easily get them. In many places, the sale of sex toys is clandestine.  Apart from that, regardless of whether you are an adolescent or an adult, you might feel utterly uncomfortable with having sex toys in the house, considering the entire stigma around masturbation. So what can you do?

Fortunately, there are plenty of DIY sex toys ideas that can help you when you are trying to manage a sexless marriage or looking for ways to satisfy yourself in a long-distance relationship or something third.

DIY Sex Toys that can help you get satisfied!


DIY sex toys

When we mention hands, we often hear people saying, "Yeah, but they are not sex toys, are they?" Indeed, not in a traditional manner of speaking. But, there is no better way to satisfy you than with hands and fingers. Plus, they are totally free of charge, and there is no risk that you will have any problems. Most women use one or two fingers to masturbate.  It is a fantastic way to understand whether penetration is something that works for you or you prefer external stimulation of the clitoris.

Vibration Toys

Okay, so we established that you can’t just walk into a shop and buy a vibrator. But you need to figure out how to satisfy yourself in a sexless marriage! Well, the good news is that your home is probably already full of vibrators. Only you didn't know it, till now. All things that have vibration can help you in this situation, such as an electric toothbrush, back massager, or removable shower head. So whether you are trying to figure out how to satisfy yourself before marriage or for any other reason, feel free to try some of these vibrating toys.

Toys for Boys

DIY sex toys

If you are a guy and for any reason, you are looking for DIY sex toys to satisfy yourself, then you can think about masturbation sleeves. When you buy them in shops, they are like cylindrical tubes with silicone mold. A DIY version is usually made of toilet paper rolls, which are lined with some safe material.  Some people use spongy materials, and others prefer something like latex. But some people don’t want to bother with it and use banana peels.

Safety Rules

  • Make sure that none of the objects you are using has sharp edges.
  • Don't use anything that can break or shatter while it is inside.
  • Always use latex, gloves, or condoms to cover the object.
  • Check the state of the object. There should be no breaks, cracks, etc.
  • Don’t use electric objects in the tub or under the shower.

Final Take

As you can see, there are plenty of ways to satisfy yourself. Regardless of whether you are single or in a relationship, masturbation is an essential element of healthy sex life. Whatever you are using to masturbate, keep in mind that you are using it safely. Apart from that, the most important thing is that you enjoy yourself and not pay attention to what anyone says. In the end, we would like to hear your thoughts about this subject. What are the things you heard about masturbation throughout your life? Are you talking about it with your friends?

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