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Offline spjgriw

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I have heard that if a male is sat upright on the edge of a sofa or chair masturbating there is a chance that he will become unaware of the pressure from the chair building up on the area between his anus and scrotum as a result of the pleasure experienced from the masturbatory act. If the male ejaculates in this position that pressure will result in his ejaculatory muscles tearing due to the pressure obstructing the free movement of these muscles.

Is this true? Has anyone ever sat upright and masturbated in this fashion before?


 

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My 1912 copy "scouting for boys" recommends a cold bath as an alternative to self abuse
 

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Quite, although I'm really looking for views on thoughts on the mechanics of the ejaculatory process being inhibited by the furniture pressure described above and the inevitable tearing and ripping of muscles between the anus and scrotum in this position.
 

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There's probably more risk to the keyboard.....
 

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Surely the idea of ejaculation being so violent that it leads to "the inevitable tearing and ripping of muscles between the anus and scrotum" belongs to realm of fanciful pornography.
 

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It is the obstruction of the movement of the muscles involved in ejaculation due to sofa pressure focused on the anal-scrotal area at point of orgasm that will cause the tearing apparently. Thoughts?
 

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If it's that explosive, a torn muscle is nothing compared with the bashing you'll get from your mum. Not to mention an eternity in Hell. 
 

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Look up this question on the internet "tearing of anal scrotem area" there is quite an extensive discussion of possible causes of injury with no mention of masturbation.
« Last Edit: 15/09/2016 18:35:30 by syhprum »
 

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We're talking about the ripping of muscles and nerves not the skin in between the anus and scrotum. What are your views on this damage?  Do you think any male has ever sat on the edge of the sofa and ejaculated?
 

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Not if he has been properly brought up. Sitting on the edge damages the springing and tears the cushion piping. Always sit with your backside against the back of the chair, like your mum said.
 

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I don't understand why none of you are taking this seriously. Please I would like to get some serious input from you about this.
 

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Why not take it seriously yourself?

Either you have heard the suggestion from an authoritative source, in which case you can study the original publication (The Lancet or the New England Journal of Medicine tend to carry single-case reports - I doubt that there is enough controlled study or epidemiology to make it to JCU or OJAU) or it's a novel hypothesis.

If it's a novel hypothesis, the ethical tradition in experimental medicine is to try it yourself under reasonably controlled conditions. So measure the compressed height of the settee and the reach of your ejaculate and see what happens as you vary the relevant angles. There are a few papers from the Exeter medical physics group in the 1960s who calculated bladder pressure from the filmed arc of their urine, which contain all the maths you need. You can correct for viscosity from other published data or borrow a semen viscometer from a vet.   

Enjoy and publish!
 
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I have also heard that masturbation leads to hair growing on the palms of your hands and loss of vision, it would be as well to look out for these other symptoms while carrying out your resesrch. 
 

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Apparently this was seen as a risk in the early part of the twentieth century and special furniture was devised to reduce the risk. 
« Last Edit: 15/09/2016 17:08:44 by syhprum »
 

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I was hoping to get some serious answers on this given the scientific nature of these forums. Please let's put the jokes aside and try and understand this issue. Is it not strange that there are at least a billions of men throughout time who have masturbated presumably in many different positions. Why is it that none of them have ever sat on the edge of a sofa and masturbated (or received oral favours on the edge of the sofa) thereby ripping their pelvic floor?
 

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I was hoping to get some serious answers on this given the scientific nature of these forums. Please let's put the jokes aside and try and understand this issue. Is it not strange that there are at least a billions of men throughout time who have masturbated presumably in many different positions. Why is it that none of them have ever sat on the edge of a sofa and masturbated (or received oral favours on the edge of the sofa) thereby ripping their pelvic floor?

Maybe because it isn't a risk? Unless you can point to a source that says that it has happened, or explains why it could happen, we have nothing to go on other than humor...
 

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I wasn't joking. At least not in Reply #11. Science is fun, masturbation is an intellectual's substitute for television, so why not have some fun and contribute to the world's knowledge of perineal anatomy?
 

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I was hoping to get some serious answers on this given the scientific nature of these forums. Please let's put the jokes aside and try and understand this issue. Is it not strange that there are at least a billions of men throughout time who have masturbated presumably in many different positions. Why is it that none of them have ever sat on the edge of a sofa and masturbated (or received oral favours on the edge of the sofa) thereby ripping their pelvic floor?

Maybe because it isn't a risk? Unless you can point to a source that says that it has happened, or explains why it could happen, we have nothing to go on other than humor...


But I have explained how it could happen. Have you read my posts. I explain very clearly how the pressure of the sofa can interfere with the muscles involved in the process of ejaculation. Please re-read, reflect and let me have your thoughts.
 

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I saw what you posted. I mean do you have a source that discusses this possibility, or are you imagining things that could go wrong (or do you have first hand experience?)

For instance, I can wonder if sneezing while eating Pop RocksŪ could lead to sinus damage... (ouch!) But unless there has been some documented case of this happening, or a study that analyzes the risk, why should I assume that it happens?

(btw, if you google Pop Rocks sneeze, some entries DO come up--not that I'm recommending googling masturbation couch, but maybe do some research?)
 

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Ok. Let's take small steps with this. If this isn't an issue then it can easily be proven by hearing from individuals who have sat on the edge of the sofa and ejaculated and have not injured their pelvic floor doing so.

So....has any male here ever sat on the edge of the sofa and ejaculated (and not injured your pelvic floor doing so)?
 

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I hope everyone is going to participate as this is for science. Do we get to do experiments?
 

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It's not about participating. It's about confirming whether you have ever sat on the edge of a sofa and ejaculated and whether in doing so you have injured your pelvic floor.
 

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That will only give you anecdotal evidence which will in all likelihood be unreliable. So how do you intend to verify your sources?
 

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Measurement is the key to objectivity. See reply #11 above for suggestions.
 

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That will only give you anecdotal evidence which will in all likelihood be unreliable. So how do you intend to verify your sources?

Got to start somewhere. If even 10 people reply and all of them have masturbated safely in this position then there is evidence to suggest that it is not inevitably dangerous. Why don't you try and be the first and let us know whether you have done this and if it was harmful to you?
 

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