autoeroticism


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Synonyms for autoeroticism

using you own body as a sexual object

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Like writing, reading is just as private as autoeroticism in the sense that it involves an interaction with the self: "I spent the days mostly reading and wandering from room to room, or staring at blank walls, or lying outdoors in the sun staring at the insides of my eyelids.
j]ust as autoeroticism is repeated and structured in the narcissistic self, so primary narcissism is recovered and objectified in our sublimating activities'.
Marcella was hailed as the first book published in English to use autoeroticism as its main theme, and more broadly as the first book to venture into the sexual taboos of American readers.
However, this seems to place the writer/artist in the position of Daan, with his lyrical but idiolectic, incoherent poetry and his autoeroticism, who obsessively reads through the newspapers and cuts out the names of the victims, but is ultimately himself a victim.
Coleman, Raymond and McBean (2003) defined compulsive sexual disorders as compulsive cruising and multiple partners, compulsive fixation on an unattainable partner, compulsive autoeroticism, compulsive use of erotica, compulsive use of the Internet, compulsive multiple love relationships, and compulsive sexuality in a relationship.
Usually, these foreign bodies were selfinserted for autoeroticism, frequently in patients with psychiatric disorders.
31) Malvolio's ambition for a moment gets the better of his autoeroticism and he shows Olivia how he would physically requite her supposed passion for him.
215) In the twentieth century, the work of Virginia Woolf has evoked analyses examining her references to the clitoris, to orgasm, and to "the importance of autoeroticism to female identity, creativity, and fulfillment.
Nothing has done more to render modern economic theory a sterile and irrelevant exercise in autoeroticism than its practitioners' obsession with mathematical, general-equilibrium models.
to discover our sexual identity, the specialness of our desires, of our autoeroticism, our narcissism, our heterosexuality, our homosexuality .
Subscales were developed based on content from typical human sexuality courses including Autoeroticism (e.
She said Carradine, who Thai police believe had an obsession with autoeroticism that may have gone tragically wrong, owned almost every piece of bondage equipment the shop stocked.
Here is an instance where the best answer may lie in the opposite definition: Unhealthy masturbation likely entails a pattern of using autoeroticism for self-soothing and mood regulation in the absence of adaptive coping skills, consistent with emotional disequilibrium models of sexual addiction (e.
Though Bradley's intentions might have been admirable, he perpetuated the notion of sex sans penetration as somehow incomplete when he suggested that autoeroticism was inferior to "the real McCoy.
These fantasies of nymphomania, vampirism, and male engulfment," Garraway points out, "were complemented by the trope of autoeroticism in the mulata [sic] Venus, whose cultivation of pleasure occurred not only at the expense of but in spite of her lover" (231).