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Encyclopedia > Diaper lover

"Diaper lover" (or DL for short) is the popular term for a person who feels a strong desire to wear or use diapers without physiological necessity. This paraphilia is differentiated from infantilism in that those of the latter category are also focused with returning to babyhood in ways other than by wearing diapers. These desires are not related to pedophilia or infantophilia in any way. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Look up incontinence in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Paraphilic infantilism is the desire to wear diapers and be treated as a helpless infant. ... Pedophilia, paedophilia or pædophilia (see spelling differences) is the paraphilia of being sexually attracted primarily or exclusively to prepubescent or peripubescent children. ...


The Diaper lover community is often associated with the Adult Baby (or AB for short) community. One who engages in infantilistic play is known as an adult baby (AB) or teen baby (TB), depending on age. About one in three adult babies is also a diaper lover (DL)[1], so they are collectively known as AB/DLs[2]. The majority of infantilists are heterosexual males[3].


Infantilism and diaper fetishes differ in self-image and the focus of attention. However, they can coexist in individuals and have some similarities in practice. Neither include a sexual preference for children. It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Self-concept. ...

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Contrast from Pedophilia

"Confusing diaper fetishism and infantilism with pedophilia is a common misunderstanding[4]. Pedophilia is a sexual preference for pre-pubescent children[5][6]. In contrast, infantilists have a desire to be infants themselves, and those with a diaper fetish have a sexual interest in diapers. Generally, they have ordinary heterosexual or homosexual sexual experiences otherwise. Inside the AB/DL communities, a sharp distinction is observed. Many of these communities will expel child molesters. [7] A prominent example of one such a community is DPF.com, it being one of the oldest AB/DL organizations. Pedophilia, paedophilia or pædophilia (see spelling differences) is the paraphilia of being sexually attracted primarily or exclusively to prepubescent or peripubescent children. ... Heterosexuality is a sexual orientation characterized by esthetic attraction, romantic love or sexual desire exclusively for members of the opposite sex or gender, contrasted with homosexuality and distinguished from bisexuality and asexuality. ... Since its coinage, the word homosexuality has acquired multiple meanings. ... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ...


Aspects of the Fetish

Motives

In many cases, the desire for these acts is of a sexual nature, in which case it is classed as a sexual fetish; but in other cases it is non-sexual, where the wearer might derive a sense of comfort and safety from wearing diapers, and may not even use them. It is also very possible that someone with this fetish may or may not want to go to a full intent of use of the diapers. Some might simply want to look at images of other people taking part in the fetish, or drawings made by artists depicting this fetish. Naturally, most people who associate with ideas or aspects of this fetish are scared of being found out. The basic idea of sexual fetishism is sexual arousal and satisfaction through an inanimate object, the fetish. ...


In Society

It can be common for a diaper lover to feel ashamed and isolated in their desires and most try to hide this desire from others. Many wish for partners to participate in the fetish with, but diaper lovers are rare in the general population. Until the rise of online services and the Internet, few persons interested in the subject had contact with any others. The CompuServe Adult Human Sexuality Forum established an "Adult Babies" section in 1987, which may have been the first online community based on sharing interests similar to this. Today, there are many websites dedicated to various facets of the fetish. CompuServe, (in full, CompuServe Information Services, or CIS), was the first major commercial online service in the United States, dominating the field during the 1980s and remaining a major player through the mid-1990s when it was sidelined by the rise of information services, such as AOL, who adopted pricing... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Diaper usage

A central practice to AB/DL is wearing a diaper. Many AB/DLs like to "wet" or urinate diapers, and a smaller number[8] like to "mess" or defecate in them. Others do not because they find such practices disgusting, do not enjoy it, do not want to go through the cleanup afterward, or wouldn't be able to without being obvious. Some AB/DLs have difficulty wetting their diapers when they want to, as the result of overtrained bladders or paruresis. Manneken Pis of Brussels. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Paruresis (IPA ), also known as pee shyness, shy kidney, bashful bladder, or shy bladder syndrome is a type of social anxiety disorder, that can affect both men and women, in which the sufferer is unable to urinate in the (real or imaginary) presence of others, such as in a public...


A common compromise between wanting to wear diapers and needing to go about daily life is to wear diapers under normal clothing. When diaper lovers do so, it is in their everyday mindset, as opposed to an infantile one. A few adult babies wear diapers all the time, and may seek to develop enuresis or urinary incontinence. The level of enjoyment in wearing diapers all the time is mixed, and it may have lasting effects; some adult babies have found that the enjoyment diminishes rapidly when the need to wear diapers is always present.[9] Other AB/DLs enjoy wearing diapers intermittently more than they would enjoy wearing them all the time. Urinary incontinence is the involuntary excretion of urine from ones body. ...


Coming out

A difficult choice that AB/DLs must make involves who to tell about their interests. This offers the possibility of being accepted for who they are, and not having to hide. However, it also includes the risk of disgrace at home, school, and work. Coming out of the closet (very often shortened to coming out in winking reference to the public introduction of debutantes) describes the voluntary public announcement of ones (often homosexual or bisexual) sexual orientation or gender identity. ...


See also

Paraphilic infantilism is the desire to wear diapers and be treated as a helpless infant. ...

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