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Using Sex Toys for Stimulation and Fantasy in Masturbation

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Updated October 01, 2011

Sex toys can be a wonderful addition to your masturbation repertoire and for some people sex toys are the first and only way masturbation works for them. Here are a few reasons why sex toys and masturbation go so well together:

  • Sex toys provide a kind of strong and consistent stimulation that no human can, so a sex toy may be able to get you over the top in a way that your own body can product.
  • Sex toys can add to sexual fantasy with masturbation. It's easier to imagine another person in the room when you have a physical object, like a vibrator or dildo, that stands in for them. Only in this case you get to control all the action!
  • Because you're in charge, you don't have to worry about what the other person is going to do, how they will react, or how you need to be, you can focus 100% on yourself.

Some people assume that vibrators are the only sex toys that can be used for masturbation. But this isn't true at all. They’re missing out! Almost any sex toy can be used by yourself, including:

Some sex toys are better suited for masturbation than others. But the limit is your imagination and what makes you feel good.

If you don't have the funds, you can still make your own fun with homemade sex toys. And if you do, but feel like sex toys aren't something you should be spending your money on, consider how much pleasure you'll get from a sex toy versus anything else that you may be thinking about buying, and don't let sex negativity stop you from doing something for your own sexual pleasure. If you’re confused by all the options, make sure to start with a reputable sex shop and ask lots of questions.

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