(image: Sottsass 'Superbox' closets)

At 4 1/2 Reich gave it a try with Robert's (his brother) nurse. As he reports it, he climbed in bed with her while Robert was sleeping, got on top of her, reached for her genitals, she didn't object, and he tried his best. Robert woke up and told his father, who then forbade Wilhelm to sleep with servants. (Previously he had tried it with the maid while she was sleeping, but she woke up and slapped him and threatened to tell his father.)

At age 11 he had intercourse with the cook. At 15 he occasionally visited a brothel..

- Wilhelm Reich's early interest in sexuality