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Masturbation is the act of touching or otherwise stimulating one’s own body, particularly one’s genitals, for the purpose of sexual pleasure and/or orgasm. The term is most commonly used to describe solitary masturbation, in which people provide themselves with sexual stimulation while they are physically alone. Mutual masturbation is when two or more people manually stimulate their own body or each other’s bodies. Masturbation usually involves stimulation of the clitoris for women and the penis for men, but many other body parts may also play a role, including the nipples, vagina, anus, labia, testicles, thighs, breasts, buttocks, and any other conceivable erogenous zone. Since most sexuality researchers agree that the entire body can act as an erogenous zone, there are countless methods of stimulating pleasure ...

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