Paraphila is an umbrella term used to cover the family of philias. In sexology, it is sometimes more widely used to cover atypical sexual interests or deviances. While the word paraphilia may seem alien, the philias it encompasses may seem slightly familiar. Think fetishes and unusual desires and you're on the right track!
Thursday, 22 July 2010
Could you throw any more fetishes into this mix? I have to say that the original article which the paper ran: Pervert cautioned over 'act' on dog was a bit stronger - especially with its sub-heading 'Man caught in dry moat'.