Macrophilia: Sexual Attraction to Giants and Giantesses

Macrophilia: Sexual Attraction to Giants and Giantesses

Sigmund Freud once argued that human beings are "polymorphously perverse," meaning that we have the potential to develop a sexual interest in virtually anything. Yes, we all know that Freud had his share of wacky ideas over the years; however, this wasn’t one of them. In fact, if I’ve learned anything over the course of my career as a sex educator and researcher, it’s this: if you can think of it, there’s probably someone out there who’s sexually aroused by it.

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How Common Are Exhibitionism And Voyeurism? (Infographic)

How Common Are Exhibitionism And Voyeurism? (Infographic)

Sigmund Freud famously argued that human beings are "polymorphously perverse," meaning that we have the ability to develop sexual interest in virtually anything. Although Freud was wrong about a lot of stuff, he was definitely on the right track with this idea. In the infographic below, you can learn about a couple of unusual behaviors that turn some people on: exhibitionism and voyeurism. To learn about some lesser known sexual interests, check out this article.

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Do “Nipple Orgasms” Really Exist?

Do “Nipple Orgasms” Really Exist?

Sexual scientists have long known that women have different routes to orgasm. Nearly a century ago, even Freud argued that women can either have clitoral or vaginal orgasms. Although some of those early scientists got a lot wrong (e.g., Freud actually argued that clitoral orgasms were a sign of "immaturity"), they at least correctly recognized that there is variability in how women reach and experience orgasm. Indeed, modern research has confirmed that women report orgasms originating at different sites in their bodies and that women’s subjective experience of orgasm is not necessarily consistent across time [1]. However, perhaps the most surprising thing to emerge from all of this research on the female orgasm is that some women appear able to reach orgasm without any genital stimulation at all.

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