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Saliromania is a sexual fetish or paraphilia that involves deriving erotic pleasure from soiling or disheveling the object of one's desire, usually an attractive person. It may involve tearing or damaging their clothing, covering them in mud or filth, messing their hair or makeup. The fetish does not involve harming or injuring the subject, only their appearance. Sexual fetishism, first described as such by Sigmund Freud though the concept and certainly the activity is quite ancient, is a form of paraphilia where the object of affection is a specific inanimate object or part of a persons body. ... Paraphilia (in Greek para παρά = besides and -philia φιλία = love) is a mental health term recently used to indicate sexual arousal in response to sexual objects or situations which may interfere with the capacity for reciprocal affectionate sexual activity. ...

While much of the literature focuses on white heterosexual male fetishists and female subjects, the topic is also well known in the gay male and lesbian communities and among a broad range of social classes. It is related to Wet and messy fetishism, Bukkake, Urolagnia and Coprophilia, but extends to other areas such a forcing the partner to wear torn or poorly fitting clothing and other actions which would render them normally unattractive. 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. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... A lesbian is a homosexual woman. ... A wet and messy fetish (WAM) is a form of sexual fetishism that has a person getting aroused by substances applied on the body like mud, shaving foam, custard pudding, chocolate sauce, squirty cream, jelly etc. ... Bukkake is a group sex practice wherein a series of men take turns ejaculating on a person, most often a woman. ... my suitemate is obsessed with pee its all he looks at he has major issues please stop him before he abuses my pee hole !1!1!!!11!!!111!1 he liks pee hole abuse it scares me and he complains about the rest of us to his mom hours... Coprophilia, also known as fecophilia, is a paraphilia consisting of the condition of feeling sexual excitement focused on feces, often in conjunction with BDSM or infantilism. ...

The fetish sometimes manifests itself in the defacing of statues or pictures of attractive people, especially clelebrities. The fetishist finds this sexually exciting, rather than mere vandalism. They sometimes form collections of defaced art for future enjoyment.

The term comes from the French for soiling, salir. In cases where the fetish is not obsessive it is called salirophilia. It is frequently confused with salophilia, an attraction to salt or salty things (especially body sweat) that derives from the latin for salt, sal. In chemistry, salt is a term used for ionic compounds composed of positively charged cations and negatively charged anions, so that the product is neutral and without a net charge. ... Latin is the language originally spoken in the region around Rome called Latium. ...

References and further reading

  • Galant, J.S.(1931) Ueber Salriomanie bei psychoneurotischen kindern, Zt Sexualwiss & Sexualpolit 18:403-5
  • Le Salon du Saliromania
  • Sexuality, Relationships, Intimacy and Mental Health (pdf)

  Results from FactBites:
Plokta Issue 11 - I'm Sorry, I Haven't a Clute (942 words)
TEDDY: Oh, of course I'm familiar with saliromania, which is the practice of destroying ladies' underwear for sexual pleasure.
Saliromania is from the Latin salinus, and is the practice of gaining sexual pleasure from precious bodily fluids such as blood, sweat and tears.
SALIROMANIA is in fact a commonly used acronym on soc.psychopathy.leeds, and stands for Scraping A Living in Remote Outpost, Michael Ashley's Neuroses Imitate Art.
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