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ANALYSIS OF THE SEXUAL IMPULSE-1
ANALYSIS OF THE SEXUAL IMPULSE-2
ANALYSIS OF THE SEXUAL IMPULSE-3
ANALYSIS OF THE SEXUAL IMPULSE-4
ANALYSIS OF THE SEXUAL IMPULSE-5
ANALYSIS OF THE SEXUAL IMPULSE-6
ANALYSIS OF THE SEXUAL IMPULSE-7
ANALYSIS OF THE SEXUAL IMPULSE-8
ANALYSIS OF THE SEXUAL IMPULSE-9
ANALYSIS OF THE SEXUAL IMPULSE-10
FOOTNOTES
LOVE AND PAIN-1.1
LOVE AND PAIN-1.2
LOVE AND PAIN-1.3
LOVE AND PAIN-1.4
LOVE AND PAIN-1.5
LOVE AND PAIN-1.6
LOVE AND PAIN-2.1
LOVE AND PAIN-2.2
LOVE AND PAIN-2.3
LOVE AND PAIN-2.4
LOVE AND PAIN-3.1
LOVE AND PAIN-3.2
LOVE AND PAIN-3.3
LOVE AND PAIN-3.4
LOVE AND PAIN-4
LOVE AND PAIN-5.1
LOVE AND PAIN-5.2
LOVE AND PAIN-6.1
LOVE AND PAIN-6.2
LOVE AND PAIN-7
THE SEXUAL IMPULSE IN WOMEN-1.1
THE SEXUAL IMPULSE IN WOMEN-1.2
THE SEXUAL IMPULSE IN WOMEN-1.3
THE SEXUAL IMPULSE IN WOMEN-1.4
THE SEXUAL IMPULSE IN WOMEN-1.5
THE SEXUAL IMPULSE IN WOMEN-1.6
THE SEXUAL IMPULSE IN WOMEN-2.1
THE SEXUAL IMPULSE IN WOMEN-2.2
THE SEXUAL IMPULSE IN WOMEN-2.3
THE SEXUAL IMPULSE IN WOMEN-3
APPENDIX A-1
APPENDIX A-2-3
APPENDIX B HISTORY-1
APPENDIX B HISTORY-2
APPENDIX B HISTORY-3-4-5-6-7
APPENDIX B HISTORY-8-9-10
APPENDIX B HISTORY-11-12
APPENDIX B HISTORY-13
APPENDIX B HISTORY-14-15
APPENDIX B HISTORY-16
APPENDIX B HISTORY-17
APPENDIX B HISTORY-18
APPENDIX B HISTORY-19
INDEX OF AUTHORS

 

HISTORY XVIII.--E.W., dentist, aged 32, of New England Puritan 

stock. Height, 5 ft. 101/2 in.; weight, 144 lbs. Spare and active, 

of nervobilious temperament. 

 

"My earliest recollection is being punished for 'playing with 

myself' when I could not have been more than 3 or 4 years of age. 

I distinctly remember my exultation on discovering that I could 

excite myself (while my hands were tied behind my back for 

punishment) by rubbing my small but erect penis against the 

carpet while lying on my stomach. At this time, of course, I knew 

nothing of sex or of what I was doing. I did what my desires and 

instincts at that time prompted me to do. However, punishments 

and lectures failed utterly to break up this habit, and, though I 

always wished and tried faithfully to obey my parents, I soon 

grew to indulge quietly in bed when I was thought to be asleep. 

The matter apparently passed out of the minds of my parents as 

soon as they ceased to detect me further in the act, and they 

regarded it as abandoned. I now feel reasonably certain that this 

precocity was due to an adherent foreskin which covered the glans 

tightly almost to the meatus, and so kept up a continual 

irritation. 

 

"I have no recollection that anyone ever taught me the habit, and 

I know beyond a doubt that no one ever learned of the habit or 

even a word as to the possibility of autoexcitement through word 

or deed of mine. My recollection of the sensations is that there 

was a short period of excitation, usually by rubbing, which was 

not particularly, often not at all, pleasurable, and this was 

followed by a single thrill of pleasure that extended all over 

my little body. The curious thing was, however, that there seemed 

to be no limit to the number of times I could consecutively 

produce this sensation. My recollection is perfectly clear of how 

I would lie in bed of a morning and thus excite myself time after 

time. As I grew older this condition, of course, changed. 

Masturbation was not a consuming passion with me at this or any 

other time. I enjoyed it and felt that in it I had a means of 

entertainment when other sources of enjoyment were not at hand. 

 

"By the time I was 6 or 7 I had figured out the difference in sex 

in animals and suspected that 'all was not as it should be' in 

some portions of a girl's anatomy. This suspicion was suddenly 

confirmed one never-to-be-forgotten morning, when I induced my 

dearest playmate, a little girl, to urinate in my presence. I was 

more thunderstruck than excited over this discovery, and it led 

to no results in any other way, nor did we ever again unveil 

ourselves to each other. At this time I began to learn from the 

older boys the pitiful, childish vulgarities and common terms of 

sex, and to invent and exchange rhymes and stories that were 

pathetic in their attempts at vulgarity. 

 

"At the age of 11 a buxom servant-girl threw out some vague hints 

to me,--I was very tall for my age,--and tried to induce me to 

take liberties with her, at least to the extent of telling her 

vulgar stories, but I would not rise to the lure. I believe that 

the thing which held me in check was fear of discovery by my 

parents and the consequent humiliation. A short time previous to 

this my father had enlightened me as to the means and manner of 

reproduction and had encouraged me to talk to him and to my 

mother on such subjects rather than with anyone else. I think 

this had a great influence for good, as it made me feel that I 

had some authoritative knowledge and that I was trusted by my 

parents. My determination not to prove entirely unworthy of their 

trust has been the anchor that has held through all the storms 

and temptations of youth and young manhood. 

 

"About the age of puberty I began to long for more realistic 


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