Rare Paraphilias: The Unusual Things That Turn People On

Time to meet some rare paraphilias that will surprise you.

When talking about extreme sex There are no limits and the factors that produce arousal can range from strange, to funny, and even paraphilic. Of course, as long as it is not something illegal or that involves third parties without their consent, or that it hurts you, it is okay. We present you 10 very strange things that can turn people on, do you know someone like that?

Eufilia: Good news that encourages sex

It looks like the name of one of your distant great-aunts (Dona Eufilia), but in reality this is how science meets science. sexual arousal produced by receiving good news. Seriously, this disorder occurs in people who only get to the boiling point if someone brings them some happy news, such as that their favorite team won.

Mechanophilia: Sexual Passion for Cars

Mechanophilia: Sexual Passion for Cars

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No, it is not the excitement of listening to songs from Meccanobut a kind of sexual attraction to cars, and many individuals have been diagnosed with this paraphilia. People who experience this type of attraction, tend to have (in other words) sex with their car, experiencing orgasms with friction or with intimate contact (again, that is) with the engine or bodywork. Cars sometimes fall in love and attack their human lovers (in movies like “Christine”, Based on a book by Stephen King, of whom you can see the list of his best films here). In real life, an American named Edward Smith revealed that he had a 1974 VW model for his girlfriend, for whom he felt in addition to sexual desire – according to him – “a true romantic love.”

Misophilia: When dirty clothes are erotic

This one is very strange too, and consists of become sexually aroused by looking at, smelling and feeling, own and other’s dirty clothes.

Ipsofilia: Attraction for yourself

Ipsofilia: Attraction for yourself

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This kind of narcissism modern, affects people who are only excited by the visualization of their own image. In general, people with this weakness towards themselves, tend to see themselves in the mirror while masturbating or looking for partners very similar to themselves (It is not the same case, but it is said that to Brad Pitt likes to look like his girlfriends). David Bowie had already portrayed this paraphilia in his song Ziggy Stardust, where the protagonist used to “have sex with his own ego” (and how not to want to do it if he had the best style).

Octaphilia: “Making love with eight”

We would not believe it if this paraphilia were not officially recorded in scientific annals, but there are many people who they get excited when they see the number 8. It is serious, and we have no idea what the figure of this number refers to, but it is documented that there are certain people in whom the sexual desire It is detonated when they type or see the number somewhere. The problem must be whether these individuals are tellers and someone pays them in numbers with many eights.

Xenoglosophilia: Love for other people’s languages

This personality type is more common than you think, and consists of becoming sexually aroused by words in another language. These types of people tend to look for foreign couples or occasional lovers who speak different languages, and of course, they will surely learn dirty words in another language.

Lactaphilia: Intolerant to not having lactose

Lactaphilia: Intolerant to not having lactose

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The people that get turned on by the breasts of a woman who is breastfeeding, suffer from this type of paraphilia that must be difficult to satisfy. Without a doubt, one of the strangest.

Antolagnia: Floral sex

No, it has nothing to do with the people who gets excited with people called Antonio (or Toñita), but with him sexual pleasure derived from smelling or possessing flowers. It is said that one of the reasons that the gentlemen of yesteryear used to wear roses on dates is because they thought that the smell of certain types of flowers generates a substance that makes those who receive them more willing to an erotic approach.

Agalmatophilia: Passion for sideboards (and not those of Amsterdam)

There is a very famous eighties film baptized in Latin America as “I fell in love with a mannequin”(Available on Amazon Prime). Well, in real life, there is a sexual fixation in which he is attracted to both the dresser mannequins, as well as the statues, decorative figures and, we suppose, even the decorative garden gnomes.


This form of attraction occurs when the person feels sexually stimulated by being in contact with people who have suffered an amputation (or with photos and videos, because there is it on the net). The gore thriller “The Perfection” (which we already talked about extensively here) portrays a little and in a very terrifying way, this subject in the list of rare paraphilias. (And we also saw similar cases in the series “Nip Tuck”).