Category - masturbation
thomas aquinas, a popular doctor of the roman catholic church, writes that masturbation is an unnatural vice, which is a species of lust like bestiality, sodomy, and pederasty, and that by procuring pollution i. , ejaculation apart from intercourse, without any copulation, for the sake of venereal pleasure. During her time of celibacy, tyomi had no question that masturbation was an option for releasing that sexual energy. There is no direct verse in the bible that links the act of masturbation to sin. The act of masturbation when associated with lust is where sin comes in and there are strong recommendations that you do not do it before marriage. Catholic sexuality is not anti-woman, anti-pleasure, anti-homosexual (persons), anti-natural desire. Thats how its too often construed, because its nature or rationale isnt properly comprehended. i currently have a dilemma concerning masturbation being a sin. If you claim that it is sinful because it is selfish and supposed to be shared, then that doesnt still qualify it as a sin. If i have two hotdogs and refuse to give someone else i am not sinning because selfishness itself is not a sin. If you claim that a married person sins by masturbating because heshe is withholding himself. The answer is not definite since scripture does not specifically call masturbation a sin. The bible does not give us any examples of individuals who masturbated. Therefore, we must consider biblical principles that help us understand if masturbation is a sin. i thank god i was raised catholic, so sex will always be dirty. The catholic hierarchy is obsessed with sex who does it, when, how, with whom, and for what purpose. In fact, i might argue that one way conservative religion hooks people is by creating psychological hang-ups about sex, for which it then claims to offer a solution. Pornography involves exploiting the human body and viewing the body as an object. Of course, we know that the catholic church teaches that the human body should be respected, because of the dignity that christ bestows on every person. Actually, in clinic, masturbation does have some effects to mens health. For example, it can drain out some fluid, and make men get some relief it is also one of the best ways we can learn about our sexuality it can help us explore the types of touch we like the most and help us learn how to get excited and how to reach orgasm and it can enhance our physical, mental, and sexual health and.