So far we have dealt with the 'who' and the 'how' but now we turn to the 'why'. Why do girls masturbate? The simple answer, which is good enough for many, is that it is pleasurable, but that excludes many of the recognised and claimed benefits. Below is a short list of the more significant of these:
1. Its pleasurable - it had to be number one!
2. It helps you relax - safer than tranquillisers, cheaper than alcohol and no side effects.
3. It helps you get to sleep if you are suffering from insomnia