Recently, we posted an article about moving past shame and talking to kids about masturbation. So why are we posting an additional article focusing on talking to our daughters about masturbation? Let me answer that question with a question: Why do we get so worried when our daughters masturbate? When we find out a girl is masturbating we often think one of two things:. We think a predator has abused or harmed her.
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Guest over a year ago. My daughter who is 6 discovered masturbation when she was just about 2 years old. It started out a couple times here and there and after about 3 or 4 months she really got into it. She will hump stuffed animals, the arm of a chair or the couch and will also hump the strap in her car seat. She started to do it out in public when she was 5 and it took me about a year to break her of it. After i broke her of the humping in public she found out that she could use her hands and did that for a little while.
By Kate Rae Oct 8, Photo: Stocksy United. What do I say? Self-exploration is a great thing.
Instead, stop and consider why this subject makes you squirm. If a child pulls his ear or strokes his arm, no one notices. So why do parents ignore the little boy who pulls his ear but worry and scold when he pulls his penis?