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Forum Name: Female Sexual Disorders
|curiousjenny - Wed Jul 27, 2005 3:13 am||
I have often heard of males in early childhood playing with their penis's. Is it also true that girls play with their clitoris's in a similar way? I ask because as a 6/7 year old i played with my clitoris...but it was meant as a punishment to me - in my head i told myself it was bad...the physical feel was good...but in my mind i would use it as a punishment to myself...
I don't know if someone saw me do it and told me it was bad...or if someone did something to make me feel bad about it...or if this is natural..and i just thought it was bad...i'd like some help sorting this out...i'm in my 40's and still confused about those feelings...thank you
|Shannon Morgan, CMA - Thu Jul 28, 2005 3:00 pm||
Don't worry! It's perfectly natural, in fact many infants explore their bodies as well.
The reason women feel "guilty" is because society, religion and parents tend to put masturbation in a negative light for girls. It can actually help you have better sex, because you know your body.
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