Over 90% of men and women have masturbated at some time in their lives, and many (38% of women and 55% of men) do it on a regular basis. Researchers aren’t sure why it’s more common among men, but think it’s probably because, for men, masturbation is considered normal, funny, or even necessary. For women, though, masturbation is more of a taboo subject.  Common myths maintain that masturbation causes warts, blindness, and infertility, all of which is untrue. Masturbation is a normal type of sexual release, a common thing to do, and for many people, especially women, masturbation can be the first step to sexual pleasure and orgasm.

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