It's crazy, right? check out these synonyms for masturbation:
autoeroticism, malthusianism, onanism, self-abuse, self-pollution
Malthusianism?? Meaning that jerking off is one's contribution to zero population growth? And...self-abuse and self-pollution. OMG! How WRONG! So ridiculous in its negativity and deceptiveness that it has to come out of a long-outdated textbook. Or so any literate sex reader would think. But I got these synonyms for masturbation on
Thesaurus.com , copyright 2012.
No doubt thousands of people have read those synonyms and trusted the source. If nothing else, they've come away with the perception that masturbation is sinful, unhealthy and self-harming. That's why I feel compelled to talk more about the goodness of masturbation and orgasms tonight on my radio show. We need to redefine nature's most miraculous force as something positive, not negative.