Deviated Sexual Interests

Deviated Sexual Interests

Human sexuality is a widely discussed topic and no wonder that there are many different aspects that cause much concern to the society. It is an astonishing factor that there are some weird sexual interests that deviate from the normal sense. Let us analyze those sexual interests and their impact they have on the persons or victims.

Boy Lovers: This is a term used in reference with 'gays'. However a boy lover is one, who has intense sexual feelings or fantasies or sexual activity with a prepubescent male children. However the fantasies are related only with boys and not with girls.

Ephebophila: This sexual term is also considered synonymous with 'Hebephilia'. This condition that is also known as 'Phebophelia' is a situation in which an adult will be sexually attracted to post-pubertal adolescents. The affected person can be either male or female. The term 'Lolita Syndrome' is also used to refer to the condition.

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Girl Lovers: This is the sexual term with the meaning as same as 'boy lovers'. The only difference is that the sexual attraction will be towards the prepubescent female children, The girl lover can either be a man or a woman.

Infantophilia: This condition has been considered as the worst situation of sexual attraction. An infantophilic, either man or woman will have their primary sexual interest in a child of 24 months or younger. This dangerous sexual interest is prohibited by law in all nations and an infantophilic must immediately avail the treatment from a psychotherapist.

Paraphilia: Paraphilia indicate a deviated sexual interest, in which an adult's sexual interests involve non human objects, non adults and other non consenting people. The term 'paraphilia' has derived from two Greek words as 'para' means 'beyond' and 'philia' means 'love for'. This deviated condition can be visible in anyone, who suffer from ephebophila, exhibitionism, hebephilia, fetishism, frotteurism, pedophilia, sexual masochism, sexual sadism, transvestite behavior, and voyeurism.

Pedophile: A pedophile will have a sexual interest toward a prepubescent child or children. A pedophile will be at least 16 years old and his/her victim will be minimum 5 years younger to him/her. Individuals with pedophilia generally report an attraction to children of a particular age range. The term 'Pedophile' is derived from two words "Pedo" means "child" and "philia" means "love for".

The deviated sexual interests will have a valid cause behind them. The deviated fantasies, sexual urges, or behaviors cause clinically significant distress or impairment in social, occupational, or other important areas of functioning. An adequate psychiatric help is the only solution to these deviated sexual interests.


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Story first published: Wednesday, July 25, 2007, 15:40 [IST]

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