I would rather my daughter masturbate than go sleep around. Those questions reflect many I receive regarding masturbation. I am always careful when I address this subject because it is so intensely personal and there is always more to the story than just the act of masturbating. If it were, this would be less of a discussion. Some people point to the story of Onan, who was struck dead after he used the withdrawal method to avoid impregnating his widowed sister-in-law true story: Genesis
Should Christian Women Masturbate? - Clothes and Curves
At the age of 18, my at the time, non-Christian boyfriend taught me that it was possible to orgasm all by myself while staying a virgin and so I started masturbating…all the time. I got married at 22, still a technical virgin, and even though my sex life with my husband was good, I still had an addiction to masturbating. I loved being in my head. The church, as a majority, I believe has been silent on this issue for women. So I continued to feel too ashamed to tell anyone about my struggle, except for friends I had who were doing the very same things as I was.
She is passionate about promoting the message of God-defined womanhood through blogging, speaking, mentoring young women, and hosting Bible studies in her living room. Millions of Christian women single and married are facing similar temptations every day. We, as women, are not immune to lustful sins any more than men are. I am going to be very open and transparent in this post because I want you to know that Christ has the power to help us overcome our sin and to find lasting victory. As a single girl in my mid-teens, I remember crying out to God one night in desperation.
It's refreshing to finally hear women talking about female masturbation. Given the social stigma around the topic, it can be difficult just to bring it up. Unfortunately, too often the conversation doesn't overcome the unhelpful stereotypes about the female sex drive…or lack thereof. Time and time again, Christian leaders explain that women masturbate because they want to "fill a void" or have "attachment issues.