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10 June 2004

Masturbation: why the fuss?

A century ago people were told that masturbation would make them blind or grow hair all over their body or make them stupid – none of which holds any truth at all.

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A century ago people were told that masturbation would make them blind or grow hair all over their body or make them stupid – none of which holds any truth at all. Masturbation is a very effective and harmless way of getting rid of pent-up sexual frustrations – and it is safe. No one has ever picked up HIV from masturbating. Nor has anyone fallen pregnant.

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