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Most Popular Sexual Fetishes

What are the most popular sexual fetishes? First off, the definition of a sexual fetish is the need for an object, body part or material to achieve an elevated state of sexual arousal.

1 Domination and Submission

(also called D/s) is a set of behaviors, customs, and rituals involving the submission of one person to another in an erotic episode or lifestyle. It is a subset of BDSM. A safeword is usually given to the submissive partner to prevent the dominant from overstepping physical and emotional boundaries. The safeword is especially important when engaging in verbal humiliation or playing "mind-games", because the dominant may not be aware of an emotional boundary until it is crossed. If an emotional boundary is breached and the safeword spoken, the dominant should cease all play immediately and discuss the emotional breach with the submissive in a tender and understanding manner. Negotiating limits in advance is also an important element in a D/s relationship

2 Sexual Role-play

is role-play that has a strong erotic element. It may involve two or more people who act out roles in a sexual fantasy and maybe a form of foreplay and be sexually arousing. Many people regard sexual role-play as a means of overcoming sexual inhibitions.

3 Rubber/Latex/Leather

is the fetishistic attraction to people wearing latex clothing or, in certain cases, to the garments themselves. PVC fetishism is closely related to rubber fetishism, with the former referring to shiny clothes made of the synthetic plastic polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and the latter referring to clothes made of rubber, which is generally thicker, less shiny, and more matte than latex. PVC is sometimes confused with the similarly shiny patent leather, which is also a fetish material

4 Voyeurism and Exhibitionism

Exhibitionism used in its psychiatric sense means that a person likes others to see his or her sexual parts or likes other people to see him/her doing sexual things.

Voyeurism means that a person likes looking at the sexual parts of other people or likes to watch other people doing sexual things while whoever the voyeur is watching is unaware.

5 Erotic Spanking

is the act of spanking another person for the sexual arousal or gratification of either or both parties. Activities range from a spontaneous smack on bare buttocks during sexual activity, to occasional sexual roleplay, such as ageplay, to domestic discipline and may involve the use of a hand or the use of a variety of spanking implements, such as a spanking paddle or cane.[1] Erotic spankings are commonly combined with other forms of sexual foreplay. The most common type of erotic spanking is administered on the bare buttocks,[2] but can also be combined with bondage, in order to heighten sexual arousal and feelings of helplessness. Many cultures describe the pain as an aphrodisiac.

6 Foot Worship

Foot fetishism has been defined as a pronounced sexual interest in feet. For a foot fetishist, points of attraction may include the shape and size of feet and toes (e.g. long toes, short toes, painted toenails, high arches, soles etc.), jewelry (e.g. toe rings, anklets, etc.), treatments (such as massaging, washing partner's feet or painting partner's toenails), state of dress (barefoot, flip flops, sandals, high heels, hosiery, socked feet, etc.), foot odor and/or sensory interaction (e.g. rubbing the foot, tickling, smelling, kissing, biting, licking, sucking toes, rubbing genitals on foot, etc.). Extensions of this fetish include shoes, socks, and tickling.

7 Cross-Dressing

​Cross-dressing is the act of wearing items of clothing and other accouterments commonly associated with the opposite sex within a particular society.[ Cross-dressing has been used for purposes of disguise, comfort, and self-expression in modern times and throughout history.

Almost every human society throughout history has had expected norms for each gender relating to style, color, or type of clothing they are expected to wear, and likewise, most societies have had a set of guidelines, views or even laws defining what type of clothing is appropriate for each gender.

The term cross-dressing refers to an action or a behavior without attributing or implying any specific causes for that behavior. It is often assumed that the connotation is directly correlated with behaviors of transgender identity or sexual, fetishist, and homosexual behavior, but the term itself does not imply any motives and is not synonymous to one's gender identity.

8 Water Sports

As a paraphilia, urine may be consumed or the person may bathe in it. Other variations include arousal from wetting or seeing someone else urinate in their pants or underclothes, or wetting the bed. Other forms of urolagnia may involve a tendency to be sexually aroused by smelling urine-soaked clothing or body parts. In many cases, a strong correlation or conditioning arises between urine smell or sight, and the sexual act. For some individuals, the phenomenon may include a diaper fetish and/or arousal from infantilism.

9 Swinging and Group Sex

Swinging, sometimes called wife swapping, husband swapping or partner swapping, is a non-monogamous behavior in which both singles and partners in a committed relationship engage in sexual activities with others as a recreational or social activity. Swinging is a form of open relationship. People may choose a swinging lifestyle for a variety of reasons. Many cite an increased quality, quantity, and frequency of sex. Some people may engage in swinging to add variety into their otherwise conventional sex lives or due to their curiosity. Some couples see swinging as a healthy outlet and means to strengthen their relationship.

The phenomenon of swinging, or at least its wider discussion and practice, is regarded by some as arising from the freer attitudes to sexual activity after the sexual revolution of the 1960s, the invention and availability of the contraceptive pill, and the emergence of treatments for many of the sexually transmitted diseases that were known at that time. The adoption of safe sex practices became more common in the late 1980s.

Group sex is sexual behavior involving more than two participants. Group sex can occur between people of all sexual orientations and genders. Group sex most commonly takes place in a private sex party or semi-public swinger gathering, but may also take place at massage parlors or brothels or, in some jurisdictions, at purpose-built locations such as sex clubs. In places where non-monogamous sex is taboo or illegal, group sex may take place in private or clandestine locations including homes, hotel rooms, or private clubs.

10. Masochism.

For those who like to be spanked, but want to take it a bit further, then masochism (the “M” in BDSM) is the direction in which you want to head. Masochists get off on pain during sex. Whether that pain comes in the form of spanking, biting, having their hair pulled, or being completely bound and whipped, for many pain and pleasure go hand-in-hand.

11. Sadism.

On the other side of masochism, we have sadism. Sadists are the people who like to do all that biting, spanking, and whipping that masochists enjoy so much. Sadism, just as with all BDSM role-play is about consent, communication, and trust. In other words, don’t decide on your own that you’re going to start spanking the hell out of your partner without having a talk about it first. You also want to decide on a safe word to use when things get to be too much.

12. Voyeurism.

Do you like watching online sex? Then consider yourself being at least a little bit into voyeurism. Voyeurism is deriving sexual pleasure from watching other people have sex. Honestly, watching other people have sex can be really hot, especially if the people you’re watching are really hot, too.

13. Exhibitionism.

Exhibitionist are those who like to be watched while they’re having sex, which means if that’s your thing, then you’d make a great sex star. For exhibitionists, the sexual excitement comes from both being watched or the thrill of being caught. Those who practice exhibitionism are the types you’ll find having sex in public or, because getting caught with your pants down in public is a boatload of a legal mess no one wants, the higher a third party to just come over and watch them have sex. Similarly to how sadist and masochists are a match made in heaven, so are voyeurs and exhibitionists.

14. Forniphilia

is a form of sexual bondage in which a human is used as or incorporated into a piece of furniture e.g. a chair, table, lamp or cabinet

16. Psychrophiliacs

get hot and bothered when they come into contact with extremely cold objects or watching others freeze

17. Cuckolding.

It comes in many forms, the most common being men watching their wives have sex with another man. Some men want to be so close to the action that their faces nearly get slapped by stray body parts. Some men want to hold their wife’s hand while she cheats. But why? And what does it say about society? Perhaps infidelity is one of the last taboo scenarios.

18. Financial domination.

So-called “pay pigs” search far and wide for dominatrix's who will put them on a tight budget and take most of their money. These men often have no contact with their dom's other than through emails or texts letting them know when they may buy something or got to the ATM.


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