Archived from the original on 5 September This "stop and go" build-up, known as " edging ", can achieve even stronger orgasms. Some techniques which may work for one individual can be difficult or uncomfortable for another. The sexual stimulation of one's own genitals has been interpreted variously by different religions , the subject of legislation, social controversy, activism, as well as intellectual study in sexology. While masturbation is the formal word for this practice, many other expressions are in common use. Frequency of masturbation is determined by many factors, e.
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Retrieved on 8 October Despite the scientific evidence indicating that masturbation is generally a normal variant of sexual expression and that it does not seem to have a causal relationship with sexual pathology, negative attitudes about masturbation persist and it remains stigmatized. They may repeat this cycle multiple times. We appreciate your assistance and will use this information to improve our service to you. Another study in found that adolescent young men are still frequently afraid to admit that they masturbate Halpern, et al. Straight ", Jump Cut , no. All comments are moderated and may take up to 24 hours to be posted.