I think when you move back in with your parents you never think you will need to buy a vibrator that is silent. It wasn’t the first thing on my mind but it came up and I was like sh... This little baby has afforded me the freedom to take a time out and enjoy myself without the worry of embarrassing myself. I can’t bring a man home so thank goodness for small favors. I was worried that you will sacrifice one function for another and this wouldn’t be as good as say one that was loud I figured it meant strong. Nope. This baby is strong and it feels great. The shape is wonderful and the feel of it is really nice on the skin. I recommend.