Ablutophilia is a fetish or sexual preference that involves sexual arousal or gratification from bathing, washing, or cleaning oneself or another person. This fetish can involve a variety of different activities, such as showering or bathing with a partner, watching someone else bathe or clean themselves, or even being cleaned or bathed by someone else.
Ablutophilia pronunciation: / a-bloo-tuh-fee-lee-uh /
Not all individuals with Ablutophilia engage in BDSM play. The fetish may be a standalone interest, or it may be combined with other fetishes or kinks. However, it is also common for individuals with Ablutophilia to enjoy incorporating elements of BDSM into their fetish play, such as role-playing, dominance and submission, or fetishistic dress.
Additional information about Ablutophilia
- Ablutophilia is a relatively uncommon fetish and is not widely recognized or studied by the general public or the scientific community.
- It is considered a subcategory of BDSM (bondage, discipline, dominance, submission, sadism, and masochism) fetishism and can be part of BDSM play.
- Some people with Ablutophilia may find that the fetish is tied to specific feelings or emotions, such as relaxation, comfort, or release from stress.
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