Jun 6, 2003
Dr Bob, I beleive emotional abuse in families, potentiates young people to getting HIV. Why? Because the young person is depressed and negative and looks for love as quickly as he or she can. Often such people are compulsive masturbators and this may help increase libido. Guilt is a killer. Young guy.
| Response from Dr. Frascino
Hey Young Guy,
Emotional abuse and/or guilt are never healthy situations. However, please note that if young people are old enough to have sex, they should also be responsible enough to prevent unwanted pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases by using a condom properly.
Where did you get the notion that compulsive masturbation increases libido. It would seem logical that just the opposite would be true. If you are feeling depressed, negative, or emotionally abused, please consider getting some counseling.
Good luck. Stay protected Stay responsible. And stay well.
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