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'Masters of Sex' recap: Virginia faces a bitter truth, as does Bill
'Masters of Sex' recap: Virginia faces a bitter truth, as does Bill

While treating a patient for sexual dysfunction, researcher Virginia Johnson (Lizzy Caplan) confronts a painful truth about herself on the “Story of My Life” episode of Showtime’s “Masters of Sex.” Virginia’s revelation occurs as she struggles to help Barbara Sanderson (Betsy Brandt) overcome emotional problems stemming from incestuous acts with her brother. By assuming Barbara’s identity during counseling sessions with Dr. Lloyd Madden (John Billingsley), Virginia hopes to glean useful psychotherapy techniques. But Virginia touches on issues of her own when she takes an honest look at her lengthy sexual relationship with colleague Dr. William...

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