Most of the foregoing examples of auto-erotism, are commonly included, by no means correctly, under the heading of "masturbation."
auto-erotism, or masturbation, should never be permitted to become "self-abuse," nor is there any need that it should ever do so.
The extreme form of auto-erotism is the tendency for the sexual emotion to be absorbed and often entirely lost in self-admiration.
Japanese women have probably carried the mechanical arts of auto-erotism to the highest degree of perfection.
I do not purpose to enter into a thorough discussion of all the aspects of auto-erotism.
I do not know that any apology is needful for the invention of the term "auto-erotism."
It is this fact that makes mutual masturbation far superior to auto-erotism.
At this point our study of auto-erotism brings us into the sphere of mysticism.
The study of auto-erotism is far from being an unimportant or merely curious study.
I have hitherto, in this chapter, spoken only of the dangers of auto-erotism.