This is how many people are probably masturbating in your office

39% of your colleagues apparently

It’s safe to say that this article is quite NSFW – but then again, surely so is, um, taking a toilet break to practice some self-love, right?

Well, actually, several studies are saying that a) masturbating is an ideal response to stress and helps you to decompress (which, yes, we can see) and that b) not only are this amount of your co-workers having sex in your office, around 39% of the workforce masturbate at work.

Yeah, it’s a little surprising and no, you’re never going to look at your colleagues in quite the same way again.

A Time Out New York survey showed that both men and women have masturbated at work, with one admitting to having once masturbated three times in a day in their office.

But, considering that researchers at the University of Michigan have discovered that masturbation doesn’t only release endorphins and reduce stress, it also increases women’s self-esteem, maybe it’s not such a bad thing to do if you have a, erm, minute (or 10)?

Would you have a masturbation break at work in the name of extra productivity and focus?

Well, the downside to this is that if you fail to achieve orgasm, you’re just going to be even more frustrated and it could result in pretty long breaks…

And, although the survey included both genders, it’s clear to see that this is a relaxation technique perhaps aimed more at male employees than women. Plus, I don’t know about you but our office bathrooms aren’t that nice/comfortable/private…

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