The official terminology for tickling fetishism is known as knismolagnia or knismophilia or titillagnia [i] which is sexual arousal derived from tickling someone or the sensation of being tickled themselves. As teens and young adults, tickling fights are often part of our introduction to playful touch as a sexual gateway to flirting, feeling up your girlfriend or fondling a newfound crush. Tickling can be very childlike, amusing, exciting, and even erotic to some. To others it can be your worst nightmare, or even used as a punishment. Tickling can be either a sexual interest or sexual fetish paraphilia in adulthood depending on your definition. A sexual interest can turn into a paraphilia depending on how intense the fixation on it becomes and if the activity causes problems in your life.
I'll be honest, I wasn't totally surprised to learn there are porn sites dedicated to tickling. There are also countless online discussion forums, banks of hentai tickle illustrations , and getting paid to be tickled on camera is not unheard of. Some of the greatest minds in history, including Aristotle, Charles Darwin, and Galileo, have attempted to explain why tickling straddles the line between pleasure and pain, and why the sensation cannot be self-induced. It's a great mystery of the human body that remains largely unanswered by modern psychology. But when you consider what the act of tickling consists of—a power struggle in which a tickler attempts to force a ticklee into submission through fits of laughter—it's easier to understand the fetish side of the mystery. I reached out to a tickle fetishist and a tickle porn site operator to learn exactly what it is about feathers stroking armpits that gets some people off. Psychologists have defined two different forms of tickling.
Sharing personal information brings people closer together. Verified by Psychology Today. In Excess. Then one day I was tickling her and she climaxed and kissed me. It freaked me out because I wasn't tickling near her private parts.
Sign up to our community for free and meet girls and guys that love to be tickled. Some like fun tickling some like tickle torture. That is a term used to mean the use of tickling to dominate a partner.