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Catholic faith and masturbation

I'm Catholic, and I admit it, I masturbate. What about you?
Are you over the age of 12?
Yes
No (you shouldn't be taking this poll)
What is your religious faith?
Roman Catholic
Other (you shouldn't be taking this poll)
What is your sex?
Female
Male
Don't want to say
How often do you go to Mass (not including holy days)?
I'm not sure/don't know
Never or almost never
Once in a great while
Maybe once every month or two
Once or twice a month
Every week or almost every week
More than once a week
Daily or almost daily
Other (please specify)
How often, if ever, do you usually masturbate?
I never masturbate
I don't really know how often I masturbate
Almost never
Once in a great while
Once a month or so
Once a week or so
Twice a week or more
Almost every day
Every day
More than once a day
Other (please specify)
Is masturbation wrong, according to the Church?
I'm not sure/don't know
It is a major sin
It is a relatively minor sin
The Church opposes it, but it's not a sin
The Church is neutral/doesn't care about it
The Church favors masturbation only if the alternative is some worse sin
The Church finds masturbation acceptable under certain circumstances
The Church has no problem with masturbation
The Church has a belief about masturbation that is not listed here (please indicate briefly what it is)
According to the Church, is masturbation something you must confess (go to confession about)?
I'm not sure/don't know
Yes, definitely
Not necessarily — it depends on circumstances
No, definitely not
Other (please specify)
What are your personal feelings about masturbation (check any that apply)?
I'm not sure/don't know how to answer
I'm not opposed to it on moral or religious grounds
I'm opposed to it on moral or religious grounds
I think masturbation is a bad thing, but not for moral or religious reasons
I think masturbation is a good thing
I think masturbation should not be taught in sex-ed classes in public schools
I think masturbation should be taught in sex-ed classes in public schools
I think masturbation should not be taught in sex-ed classes in Catholic schools
I think masturbation should be taught in in sex-ed classes in Catholic schools
I think masturbation should not be discussed openly
I think masturbation should be discussed openly
I don't feel guilty about masturbating, because I never do it
I do masturbate, and I don't feel guilty about it
I do masturbate, and I feel only a little bit guilty about it
I do masturbate, and I sometimes feel guilty about it
I do masturbate, and I often feel guilty about it
I do masturbate, and I feel very guilty about it
This poll was created on 2010-07-30 14:26:36 by Dale K