But last November, after what seemed like decades of both of us ignoring the proverbial elephant in the room, things finally blew up. During a moment of angst and, admittedly, lack of confidence , I got angry and loud. Those last words gave me pause. And during a time in my life when I seemed to be constantly burnt out, anything that would relieve stress sounded appealing. After nearly three years of full-time freelancing, I was constantly exhausted.
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A heads up that this article is about masturbation, so if that's not something you want to read about right now, maybe check out some of our other sex and relationships stories. If that seems like a forward question, you might have missed our article about "the masturbation gap" and it's probably a good place to start. What it will tell you is that the stats are clear. There's plenty of jacking off and not enough jilling off. When it comes to sexual self-pleasure, women are missing out compared to men. Australian research from surveying 20, men and women found 72 per cent of men reported they had masturbated in the past year, compared to 42 per cent of women. But those are just numbers.
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No one did anything. There are some experiences that sound so extreme, so shocking, that there is a general consensus they must be very rare indeed. People would like to assume, understandably, that this story is a horrifying anomaly. But when I retweeted one woman's experience of being masturbated at this morning, the response was overwhelming. A deluge of replies flooded in from women who had experienced the same thing.
Female masturbation is often seen as a taboo subject. Despite research showing that women masturbate as frequently as men, it's still not a topic that all females openly discuss. The Swedes have even created a new term for female masturbation in an attempt to stop women from being put off talking about the topic by the usual male-associated words.