"Bible of Psychiatry", as it is called the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of mental illness, not mental disorders within the chapter fetish, but neither is viewed favorably, because in the book habit is associated with deviant sexual behavior, prone violence and immoral gestures.
Fetish is called paraphilia and sexual deviance by definition that includes sexual fetishes feet, sadism, masochism, eating erogenous zones of the body or even pedophilia (sexual intercourse with a minor).In sexual fetishism inanimate objects are preferred or sole means for sexual arousal. The disorder can hide and normal sexual behavior. Usually begin in adolescence fetishism; It is seen particularly in men.
Over all, fetish include serious sins which adds to the cross of your life.Besides overtakes you, sooner or later you will feel the results of this practice.Mahi.
Good day. Thank you for being frank in admitting your issue with the therapist forum and willing to seek proventherapists here. How old are you? and how long you suffer this mild deviancy issue? We shall consider the issue with its all dimensions .Trust there is a sure cure and you may lead a healthy private and public life in harmony with nature and sex orientations. Feel secure about your sexuality and the let out ways. Please initiate a email communication with me first. I am available for you here. I shall adapt your time zone. I live in GMT+0800 hrs.
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Fetishes are symptoms. In other words, they don't happen in a vacuum.
Imagine a tree which has roots and branches with leaves.
Imagine the fetish(es) are the leaves on the tree branches. Would the leaves be green if it weren't for the roots to nourish them?
Are you willing to address the roots?
If your answer is yes, feel free to email me by clicking the green email icon next to my picture and name and we could discuss the options available.
Rodica Mihalis, M.S.