It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Parenting Issues Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 12-10-2004, 12:03 AM   #1
Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: New York, NY
Posts: 88
pacu HB User
Too young to masturbate?

The other night my wife found my 12 yr old son masturbating, she was freaked out and shocked. I know that kids now a days grow up alot sooner then we did when we were kids. she know wants me to talk to him about this. I know this subject has been talked about on here before, but any advice would be great. She's having a hard time dealing with the fact that her little boy is growing up.

Thx
pacu

 
Old 12-10-2004, 12:50 AM   #2
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Posts: 78
Calamity04 HB User
Re: Too young to masturbate?

Its natural. Instead of having a talk with your son maybe you should have a talk with your wife. If you haven't had a talk to your son about sex yet, its long overdue.

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Old 12-10-2004, 01:24 AM   #3
Inactive
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: uk
Posts: 184
funkypinklizard HB User
Re: Too young to masturbate?

12??...i wouldnt say thats too young at all.
id think that age is pretty normal

 
Old 12-10-2004, 01:25 AM   #4
Inactive
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: uk
Posts: 184
funkypinklizard HB User
Re: Too young to masturbate?

and your just gunna embaress the poor guy sooo much if you talk to him, his prob embarssed enuf with your wife finidng him...(if he noticed her anyway)....just leave it, his not doing anything wrong

 
Old 12-10-2004, 03:18 AM   #5
Senior Veteran
(female)
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Seattle, WA
Posts: 1,402
Kiera1595 HB User
Re: Too young to masturbate?

Just let your son know to do these things in private...and that it's totally normal. End of story with him. Tell your wife to start knocking loudly and waiting before entering the room. And I agree that you should have a talk with your wife. Unfortunately her "baby" is entering the world of raging hormones! Maybe she needs a lighthearted book on the subject from Santa.

 
Old 12-10-2004, 10:08 AM   #6
Senior Veteran
(female)
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: Jacksonville, AL USA
Posts: 999
siren1024 HB User
Re: Too young to masturbate?

I wouldn't even mention it to him, personally. At 12, he's going to be mortified if he thinks you know, and he definitely knows that it's something to be done in private. I remember starting that at a much younger age, and I'm a girl! 12 sound like the prime age to me.

I too would talk to your wife. I have a DS myself, and dread the day I catch him "growing up." Another thing, I would give him the birds and the bees talk if I hadn't already, but I don't think I'd let my wife do it. Parents of the opposite sex will completely embarrass a kid at that age. I think most kids like to think their opposite sex parents are ignorant to what they are doing. My DH and I have an arrangement where he will handle all the man stuff, and I'll handle all the woman stuff when that age comes. It only makes sense, IMO.
__________________
--Kellie
Married 09/28/2002
DS born 07/05/2003
DD born 3/24/2005

 
Old 12-10-2004, 01:22 PM   #7
Veteran
(female)
 
Join Date: May 2002
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 496
Mica09 HB User
Re: Too young to masturbate?

There is no age to start masturbating. They even start when they are babies. NOT the same way or to achieve orgasm, but they know it feels good when they touch their private parts. If you feel uncomfortable talking about sex or don't know how to start, buy a good book on sexuality it gives you something to work with. You can either read it with him or if that makes you feel uncomfortable he can read it my himself, at least he will get the right information.

Last edited by Mica09; 12-10-2004 at 01:25 PM.

 
Old 12-13-2004, 05:59 PM   #8
Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: New York, NY
Posts: 88
pacu HB User
Re: Too young to masturbate?

Well thanks to you all for your advice. I'll keep you all posted on the outcome of this. Thanks again

pacu

 
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
How often is it safe to masturbate coolwater Sexual Health - Men 12 04-17-2010 02:53 AM
masturbate bharathdare Sexual Health - Men 5 02-08-2010 01:48 PM
Young Male ED: suggestions? Crowle25 Sexual Health - Men 3 08-10-2009 08:05 PM
why do people masturbate? miamouse Sexual Health - Women 3 10-01-2007 04:46 AM
how to stop masturbating as a young adult? himmel1234 Sexual Health - Men 7 04-12-2007 12:46 PM




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Join Our Newsletter

Stay healthy through tips curated by our health experts.

Whoops,

There was a problem adding your email Try again

Thank You

Your email has been added








TOP THANKED CONTRIBUTORS



Seraph (8), writeleft (6), rudiraven (4), marisuela (4), Curious One (3), noevr (3), katlin09 (3), jilas0127 (3), Foxxii (3), sammyo1 (2)

Site Wide Totals

teteri66 (1180), MSJayhawk (1004), Apollo123 (904), Titchou (847), janewhite1 (823), Gabriel (759), ladybud (754), sammy64 (668), midwest1 (668), BlueSkies14 (610)



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 07:16 PM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!