A period between a pubescent child's initial sexual hormonal imbalance and the subsequent first masturbation, during which s/he tries to deal with the fact that s/he is about to use his/her hand like a $10 call girl
I spent 4 years self-dating before I was ready to try for the first time
Dude I spent 22 hours!
aka- masturbation,self pleasure
Been so stressed out lately, I've been 'self dating' to keep my sanity.