Party Of One is Elite Daily's celebration of Masturbation Month. For an activity that reduces stress and boosts your mood, it doesn't get talked about nearly enough. Solo sex is basically an extension of self-care — so Elite Daily rounded up the hottest tips, the sex toys that get you the most bang for your buck, and the most unforgettably hilarious stories about doing the deed on your own.

If you've never used a sex toy before, the sheer number of options available to you can be really intimidating. Maybe you've walked into a sex shop and been totally overwhelmed by all the merchandise. Or you may have seen giant dildos in R-rated…