"I was 19 years old and had just gotten out of a pretty bad relationship.
One day when I was sad, my best friend/roommate said I need to lock myself in my room, explore my body and love myself.
"I use my hand, read sexy stories, and fantasize about past experiences.
I masturbate quite frequently actually — at least four times a week.
I'm not ashamed of doing it, I'm just super secretive about it." — Noelle, 174.
"I started experimenting with masturbation last year.
He replied: There is nothing wrong with it; rather it is permissible. Shaykh: Using the hand is subject to further discussion; it is only permissible if the person fears that he may fall into zina.