is it against our religion to think or read about like hand jobs, sex, etc?
The hard-line stance in Scripture is that anything that causes you to think lustfully about anyone other than your spouse is sinful and immoral. Jesus went farther and straight-up said that such thoughts were the same thing as adultery. So if you can think about blowjobs and sex in a purely clinical way, you're fine, but the moment you start enjoying those thoughts, you're in trouble.
I dont think it is, there are lots of things that we read about, murders, we read swearing, there isnt anything wrong with reading about it, or even thinking about it, but im luthern so we have a slightly looser outlook on these things. as long as your not doing it unmarried you should be fine. and you could always confess your sins if you still feel bad about it.
it is not bad, im a christian and I look up porn haha. sex and sexual activities is a way of life, we are all going to be a part of it sometime in our life. best be prepared.
hope this helps :) and have fun with it its not wrong/bad don't feel guilty either
The Catholic religion regards masterbation, blow jobs, hand jobs as Onanism...'the sin of Onan'...I doubt many practicing Catholics give this much regard, but it is a fact.
do what makes you happy and doesnt hurt the ones around you, if you can help it.
Is it fun? ...then it's against your religion.
Asceticism really is silly.