Q: My husband and I have been married over 12 years. We recently learned in a Bible study class that masturbation is a sin. This is the only way that I am able to reach climax. Are they implying that it is a sin to masturbate alone, or is it okay with your partner?
Is Masturbation a Sin?
Is Masturbation A Mortal Sin? Yes. - Catholic Church
Sponsored link. The reference to the Magistgerium's " constant tradition " of opposition to masturbation appears to conflict with Giovanni Cappelli's findings that the first mention of masturbation in Church documents dated to the sixth century CE about a half-millenium after Jesus' ministry. It would appear that the CCC condemns all pleasure derived from genital stimulations, whether masturbation is continued until orgasm or not. The Roman Catholic Church divides sin into two categories: venial and mortal.
Why Masturbation Is a Sin
Rejecting the Lust and Impurity of Hell video series. We regret that we have to address these issues. However, due to the fact that we have received a high number of queries on this issue, it must be addressed. Since so many are coming out of mortal sin and are convincing themselves that certain things are not sins, we must preach against those sins with some specificity lest people perish in their ignorance.
Last week, I did my confession and received the Eucharist on Sunday. However, today I fell into the sin of masturbation. I have been addicted to masturbation since many years. This time, after confession, I made it a point to resist all evil thoughts as long as I could and I was quite successful, given the fact that I normally used to masturbate once in 2 or 3 days. But today, it was as though by body not my mind was unable to restrain itself from the act.