Frigidity in women, a similarly self-destructive sign, is astonishingly widespread. The accepted estimate has been that fifty per C( women are frigid; Kinsey found it to be seventy-five per cent. l;n which one authority calls the "hateful response," can scarcely be than psychological in origin, and it has been so reported in co studies.
Why is a woman frigid? She may be suffering from the disease which bring about impotence in men, plus the added fear of pn'f. She may be thus unconsciously expressing her acceptance of the martyr who must submit to masculine aggression. She may be si her hostility toward men in general, or toward her marriage pail particular.