Mental Health Benefits of Using Sex Toys Regularly
Having fun with adult toys
Having fun with sex toys is not just a bit of self-indulgent self pleasure, nor is relieving home alone boredom the only real benefit they give. Sex and the pleasure we feel as a result is as much a basic need for most people as it is a way to feel good and have fun and enjoyment. For many people of all ages, sexual pleasure requires the use of sex toys, these adult toys also enhance sexual pleasure and intimate solo or partner fun.
So the next time you think you’re being overly indulgent in your own sexual pleasure, stop and just remember that you are also be taking care of your mental health, too.
Sexual Exploration is Healthy
Exploration of your body is healthy and it is the act of exploring one’s own sexual pleasure and that enhances one’s mental and emotional health. Many women who have never had an orgasm or often struggle with weak unsatisfying orgasms report an big improvement in their emotional well-being when they are able to have a strong fulfilling orgasm by using g-spot vibrators. Remember novelty of any kind enhances the senses and makes things more fun. When we expand our sexual repertoire with sex toys or sex enhancers we are increasing our capacity to explore our sexuality, to try new things, to feel alive, and even to trust ourselves and our bodies.
Its a Buzzing Confidence Boost
It is likely the exploration of sexual pleasure more than the actual sex toy itself that enhances mental health. There is increased self-confidence that comes from being sexually adventurous. Women feel confident because a vibrator provides consistency in being able to reach orgasm everytime.” The confidence boosts to try new things as well as experience new experiences aren’t limited to just women. Some men have always wanted to try stimulating their prostate but don’t feel comfortable asking their partners to do so. They have the option of using a prostate stimulator or prostate vibrator which enhances their sexual pleasure and brings on very strong ejaculation.
Higher Self-Esteem, Lower Shame
Sexual dysfunction affects both men and women. For men with performance anxiety, erectile dysfunction or premature ejaculation, sex toys allow you to give your partner new and exciting forms of pleasure. This, in turn, can help improve your self-esteem and romantic connection, which is therapeutic for people who struggle with performance anxiety. There is a lot of shame and stigma with the use of sex toys because of various misconceptions and stereotypes associated with sex toys, forget about all this. Some women feel that using a vibrator to orgasm means that there is something wrong with them since they are not able to orgasm on their own during partnered sex. Some men feel threatened if their female partners want to use sex toys because it brings up feelings of inadequacy in the male partner. There are also other issues related to shame around owning one’s sexual pleasure or the idea that people who use sex toys are promiscuous or are addicted to sex. But the bottom line is sex toys are great for foreplay, enhance sex and enhance sexual pleasure and there is most definatly nothing wrong with this!
Reduce Anxiety, Increase Happiness
People report feeling sexually empowered, more in control of their sexual pleasure and report a renewed sense of excitement in their sexual connection and look foward to experement in the beadroom. All of this enhances feelings of happiness, emotional well-being, satisfaction with sex and helps reduce feelings of anxiety, dread, and hopelessness that is common in cases of sexual issues. Knowing your body and sexual response cycles through the utilization of sex toys can also improve partnered sex. Integrating sex toys which you are already familiar with when engaging with a partner can deepen connection and enjoyment.
Normalizing Sexual Pleasure Helps Everyone
Many people are indoctrinated with beliefs around the normalization and morality of sexual pleasure and the use of sex toys. The more we can educate and share openly about the mental and physical health benefits of being curious and exploring one’s desires, the happier and healthier both singles and couples will be. Exploring the ways in which you can access stimulation, arousal, orgasm, and comfort through a wider repertoire than just manual stimulation has benefits for both mind and body. People often wrongly associate sex toys with an inability to have a healthy sex life, when the opposite can actually be true as sex toys enhance sex and sexual pleasure. Having a healthy relationship with your sexuality does not require a partner and the expression and experience of sexual desire is an important part of being human.
Not only use your sex toys because they feel good or because they help you get off. But also, feel free to use them because you know you’re doing something good for your mental health, too. There’s no single sex toy that will make you feel good it all comes down to experementation, so look for what suits you best and have a vibing good time!