Over the years, people have come up with many creative and imaginative ways to masturbate. Mutual masturbation, for instance, is a way of sharing intimacy with a partner. It can be an easy way to get each other off while you’re in bed together or even just watching TV on the couch. Mutual masturbation, for some couples, can be an important part of their intimate relationship. There is no one-size-fits-all solution to mutual masturbation, but here are some hints to get you started.
This type of masturbation can last from as little as 5 minutes to an entire evening of exploring one another’s erogenous zones.
- Why is mutual masturbation beneficial for most relationships?
Since most of us are still self-conscious about masturbation, here are some advantages of discussing mutual masturbation:
- Mutual masturbation is an excellent way to cope with opposing sex drives because you don’t have to be in the mood at the same time.
- Mutual masturbation allows you to learn about your partner’s tastes and show them what works for you.
- Masturbation is a different side of you, and talking about it and/or masturbating in front of your partner can be a powerful way to share a new level of intimacy.
- Get yourself at ease with your own masturbation habits
The first step in masturbating with a partner is to become at ease in your own masturbatory skin (that’s a gross picture, but you get the idea). This could include learning more about masturbation theories or experimenting with masturbation on your own first.
If you haven’t given much thought about how you masturbate, now is the time to do so. Take note of any trends or familiar sexual desires you have.
Finally, you should be able to demonstrate, if not converse with your partner, what feels good, so give yourself time to find it on your own first.
- Wait until the right moment comes.
Don’t place pressure on yourself (or get pressured by your partner) when it comes to exploring mutual masturbation.
Although mutual masturbation can be a fun way to spice up your sex life, it’s also a very personal and revealing activity that should only be done when the time is right.
Consider what little steps you should take to share masturbation with a partner if you’re uncertain.
- Talk to your partner about masturbation.
It’s a good idea to speak to your partner about masturbation before you jump right in and try a mutual performance.
Many couples hide their individual masturbation habits, despite the fact that most people continue to masturbate while in relationships.
The conversation doesn’t have to be intense or heavy; it may even begin as a curiosity, with you sharing stories about your first masturbation or how you learned to masturbate.
The goal is to bring masturbation up as a topic to increase your and your partner’s comfort levels.
- Value the private essence of masturbation.
It can feel strange the first time you masturbate with someone else in the room. Most of us have a favorite form of masturbation, and for the most part, this means feeling alone and getting some degree of privacy.
Keeping your eyes closed (or using a blindfold or blanket to cover your eyes) is one way to get more comfortable the first time.
With your eyes closed, as you start to masturbate it can be easier to get out of your comfort zone. This is the most common method of masturbating in front of a partner for the first time for most people.
- Take turns.
One of the best aspects of masturbating in front of your lover is learning what turns you on.
Both of you should have a chance to simply observe the other masturbating with no interruptions. Maybe it would feel strange and uncomfortable to both of you doing it, maybe you will want to end when the other starts.
You learn so much about yourself when you allow your partner to give attention to you rather than to his genitals because you are both the center of each other’s attention during mutual masturbation.
- Comfortable positions for mutual masturbation.
It’s time to explore and experiment with various positions and scenarios once you’ve mastered mutual masturbation in theory and practice. This will improve the sexual response you get from masturbation, as well as sparking various fantasy scenarios, and allowing your partner to learn more about your sexual desires.
Experiment with various sex roles and try shared masturbation on different pieces of furniture (if you’ve tried in bed, try it in a chair, in the bathroom, on the carpet).
- The act of mutual masturbation
Mutual masturbation refers to self-pleasuring in front of your partner. Even if you aren’t physically touching each other, the sexual energy built up by masturbating can be shared from the viewpoint of spiritual sexuality.
Some people make a game out of it, trying to masturbate in the same pace so that they climax at the same time.
If you don’t have much time, you might have a race to see who can finish first.
One of the best aspects of doing this is being able to share your emotions as you both lay there fulfilled with your own hands, still sharing an intimate moment together.
- Masturbating each other
It can be great for shy people or those who have a hard time facing their partners while they climax. Mutual masturbation is all about touching each other, and there’s no reason not to blur that line – this might include you focusing on another part of your partner’s body while they masturbate, or both parties may be engaged in the action together.
You may make your own masturbation technique by using parts of each other’s bodies (for instance, if you are a woman, you can use your partner’s hip and hump it). Maybe you can join right at the end to assist with the big finish. You can try massaging his prostate using a magic wand massager or even your bullet sex toy.
- Masturbating with sex toys
Sex toys are a wonderful way to explore the natural feeling of intimacy. Sex toys can help us feel more comfortable with our bodies by giving us an alternative, as they offer strong and consistent stimulation that we can’t produce ourselves.
Introducing sex toys during mutual masturbation can be a great way to provoke your partner into being more open about his/her sexuality. Put on some new lingerie and bring out the sex toy box while you masturbate together. This also gives you a chance to show your partner how you like to play with sex toys first before they take over.
- Communicate during the act
Having a lot of eye contact or talking may seem too intense at first if you are uncomfortable with masturbating in front of your partner. However, if you both enjoy mutual masturbation and become more relaxed with it, adding eye contact and talking will elevate the experience.
During any form of sexual activity, looking into each other’s eyes can be deeply intimate and hot. Another form of sexual fantasy role play is expressing sexual fantasies or explaining what you’d like to do to or with your partner when they’re masturbating.
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