Updated: FEBRUARY 10, 2021
Female masturbation occurs when a female manually stimulates her genitals for sexual pleasure. Common techniques include rubbing the clitoris or inserting the fingers into the vagina, which is a practice known as fingering. Besides using the hands and fingers, sex toys like dildos and vibrators can also be used during female masturbation.
More About Female Masturbation
Many sex therapists encourage women to masturbate because it has many benefits. It's a great way to relieve stress, and some women even find that it can relieve menstrual cramps. It's also a way for women to explore their own bodies and find out how they work. This can be helpful information for personal pleasure, and for bringing into a sexual relationship with a partner.