In the case of the foot fetish, this can often be traced to an event or situation in which the seeing or touching of feet or shoes became paired with sexual arousal. Coskun M, Mukaddes NM. If you find yourself having these fantasies, do not worry. Long before Ramachandran began his work on phantom limb syndrome, it had been noted that the brain areas associated with genitalia and feet are adjacent to each other in the brain's body image map. Instead, discovering your own fetishes — no matter how seemingly harmless and simple or outlandish — is essential for having a healthy, indulgent and fulfilling sex life. Department of Podiatry, Curtin University. The first and most important step is to come to terms, as a person, with your fetish.
Though it is the most common fetish, there are still some unjust misconceptions and stigmas around being attracted to that part of the body.
A study of its psychopathology with particular reference to a proposed disorder in brain mechanisms as an etiological factor. Many women are simply creeped out by the thought of someone kissing their feet or sucking their toes. In AugustAOL released a database of the search terms submitted by their subscribers. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3. Therefore, there should be an effort to inform parents about this disorder and encourage them to visit a psychiatrist. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU.