A foot fetish, to put it simply, is a sexual interest in feet. This means a person can be aroused by touching, licking, rubbing, kissing, sucking, and massaging feet. Of the many sexual fetishes that exist, foot fetishes — also called podophilia — are by far the most common , according to the Journal of Sexual Medicine. So why are people so into feet? Sigmund Freud believed that feet are sexualized because they resemble penises. PSA: If a man ever unzips his pants and his junk looks more like a foot than a penis to you, advise him to call a doctor.
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Foot fetishism , foot partialism , foot worshipping or podophilia , is a pronounced sexual interest in feet. 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. Extensions of this fetish include shoes , socks and tickling. Sigmund Freud considered foot binding as a form of fetishism. To estimate the relative frequency of fetishes, in researchers at the University of Bologna examined internet discussions of fetish groups, in which at least 5, people had been participating.
Why Do People Have Foot Fetishes?
Before the word fetish had a sexual connotation, it was used to describe objects of religious importance. The French psychologist Alfred Binet, better known for developing the first IQ test, studied sexual behavior and the veneration of inanimate objects into the sexual realm. He wrote about fetishism in Ellis specifically mentioned the foot as a possible object of sexual desire. Over time, the phrase moved from clinical settings to the popular consciousness.
Top definition. The pure admiration or sexual attraction of barefeet. Usually pertaining to men who can become sexually aroused from the sight of any part of women's feet including, toes, arches and soles.