We tend to trick ourselves into thinking that masturbation is something that has to be done alone. And while there are plenty of good reasons to get down by your lonesome, masturbating with a partner can be an intimate way of showing each other what you really love. Think of it like a sexy show and tell. It’s important to note that like with any sexual act, masturbating in front of a partner totally requires their consent first. However, if it is something you’re both interested in trying, you’ll be opening your eyes to just what makes your partner’s toes curl. There are a ton of reasons you might want to give mutual masturbation a whirl, here are some of ours.