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Why is it that boys masturbate more than girls?

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You are correct that males masturbate more than females.  This is true at every age after puberty.  Females mostly masturbate because it's fun, and occasionally because it helps relieve menstrual cramps.  Males also masturbate to eliminate sexual fluids that build up.  The body produces several fluids continuously that need to be ejaculated frequently.  In addition, some scientists theorize that frequent masturbation keeps semen and sperm in better condition for fertilization.  These reasons create a biological imperative for males, but not females, to masturbate.  So it only makes sense that more males masturbate and make a daily habit of it.

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I write from the point of view that masturbation is normal, healthy, and fun, and even necessary to sexual health. I am able to answer questions in all areas of sexuality.

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I am the author of the web site HealthyStrokes.com and have been answering questions about sexuality (especially masturbation) from both males and females for over 13 years.

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