By Amy Donovan - February 11, Masturbation can help reduce stress, relieve menstrual cramps for women — and, of course, release sexual tension. Despite many students living in close quarters with their peers in square-foot dorms, our survey shows that 28 percent of respondents masturbate two-plus times a week. Of the students who said they masturbate two-plus times a week, 43 percent identify as female and 55 percent identify as male.
Scholars in Islam have differed over the topic of Masturbation. While their differences are divided they all agree on two areas;. This focus has the scholars divided on their positions into 3 sides;. And if he has no wife and is unable to find a bride, then in this situation masturbating would only be considered disliked and not prohibited. In summary this view is supported by Imam Ahmed and scholars from his jurisprudence, but only out of necessity. The other side say masturbation is Haraam ,no matter what. Among those scholars who authored a detail reason as to why masturbation is Haraam in Islam was Imam Muqbil ibn Hadi [H].
Masturbation is the self-stimulation of the sex organs, most often to the point of orgasm. Sixty to ninety percent of adolescent boys and 40 percent of girls masturbate. Although people's attitudes about masturbation differ widely, there is no evidence that masturbation is in any way physically, psychologically, or emotionally harmful.
Masturbation is done by an individual in order to attain sexual pleasure. Most adults do it due to lack of partner or to satisfy their sexual urge. It was considered a sin in past as people were ignorant about self pleasure and considered it a taboo.