People with this fetish may find themselves lurking near frat houses on Fridays around 3 a.m. Whether or not the diaper fetishist uses the diaper for its intended purpose is a matter of preference. Plus: What to Do if the Sex Sucks Somnophiliacs get their jollies from watching people sleep.Perhaps the makers of Ambien and Lunesta need to rethink who they’re targeting with their marketing campaigns.People often use the word fetish as a label for any sort of sexual practice or interest that deviates from the norm, but how many of us actually know what it means?Fetishism refers to an intense fixation on a particular object—basically, the belief that certain objects overpower the individual.This is a sexual attraction to trees and probably explains why a select few tree huggers take it a few steps further and become tree humpers. No wonder we see so many naughty nurses, slutty secretaries, and mischievous milk maidens wandering around every Halloween. Of course, I’m not sure that relying on a single item for sexual gratification is completely normal; I guess it all depends on what the fetish is and whether or not it results in risky behavior.The most commonly known types of fetishes are sexual in nature. Plus: 6 Myths about BDSM Inspired by “50 Shades of Grey” The belief that blood has supernatural qualities. Also called “technosexuality,” it refers to a sexual attraction to robots or humans dressed as robots.A sexual fetish requires a particular item’s presence for sexual arousal. Angelina Jolie once wore a vial of her then-husband Billy Bob Thorton’s blood around her neck. I bet Vicki from the TV show Small Wonder got a lot of fan mail from these fetishists.Finding urine or the act of urinating sexually pleasing.
Kelly, refers to peeing on someone or being peed on for sexual pleasure. Plus: The Sexiest Way To Burn Calories One aspect of this fetish involves deriving pleasure from intercourse with a burning corpse. Plus: Male Sex Symbols of the ’80s, ’90s, and Today: How Much Has Changed!
Plus: Why Athletes Do It Better: The Science of Sex Not sure what the scientific name for this fetish is, but this is good news for Dannielynn Birkhead, Anna Nicole Smith’s cross-eyed offspring. I have no idea how this would work, but it seems like there might be some serious logistical issues, not to mention medical dangers. So that’s why Carrie Bradshaw had all those Manolos. This is just a sampling of some of the fetishes I found while digging around online, but there are thousands—maybe even millions—more, which made me wonder if the people who don’t have fetishes are really the ones with the so-called dysfunction.
Below is a list of some of the more, shall we say, interesting types of fetishes that exist. Similar to robot fetishism, it involves sexual arousal from mannequins or statues.
Plus: What Men Find Sexy About Women Becoming sexually aroused by vomit. This makes me think of Kim Cattrall in the movie Mannequin in a very different way.
Arousal from the look or feel of satin, by either wearing it or seeing it.
Watch out for the creepy person in the corner of a fabric store lovingly fingering the reems of satin and inhaling their aroma. This seems kind of tame in the world of fetishes, like something the ladies of Real Housewives of Orange County might have if they had a fetish.