Recently Japanese sex toy manufacturer Tenga released the results of a fantastic survey on the masturbation habits of Americans. We at Betty’s believe masturbation is a natural and beautiful thing that everybody should be doing as often as possible, and we want to combat the stigma surrounding it. A big part of that is sharing our experiences with others and sharing enlightening surveys like this one. So, if you’ve ever wondered how you stack up against your fellow Americans in your habits and frequency, take a peek at these numbers.
HOW OFTEN ARE WE DOING IT?
48% of people who masturbate do so at least once a week
23% of those folks masturbate at least 4 times a week
50% of Americans think that talking about masturbation would make society better
28% talk about masturbation with their friends
WHY DO WE DO IT?
21% to experience solo sexual pleasure
20% to relax and relieve stress
9% to help getting to sleep
5% out of boredom
WHAT ARE WE USING?
WHO ARE WE THINKING ABOUT?
25% Our significant other
17% A person we know
11% A person we met once
10% A celebrity or public figure
9% A fictional character