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As Edward Brecher summarizes it, “Note that Kinsey did not say that masturbation is more enjoyable than coitus, or that it is preferable in any other way. What Kinsey did report was a very simple fact that tens of millions of women know from their own experience: regardless of the joys of coitus, and regardless of its emotional rewards, it is less likely than masturbation to terminate in orgasm – and for some women it always or almost always terminates without orgasm.