People have been creating weird myths about masturbating for centuries. Did you know masturbating will make you go blind? If that Victorian myth were real, we’d need a lot of Seeing Eye dogs, especially if the myth that ninety-eight percent of people masturbate was true. Actually, this one might have something going for it: a recent study at Indiana University’s Kinsey Institute found that between 43 and 67 percent of men and 21 to 43 percent of women had masturbated at least once during the month. Perhaps the reason so many myths are created about masturbation is that it still carries a social stigma, which might mean that the Kinsey Institute’s figures are somewhat low!

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