5 Common Kinks–& What To Know Before You Try

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The term fetish may evoke images of black bodysuits and complicated sexual contraptionsbut you may already be acting out some of the most common examples. Spankinganyone? What defines a fetish isn't what the activity or object of desire is so much as the role it plays in someone's life. Fetishes can also be a term people use to describe sexual arousal that is coupled with a typically non-sexual object, says sexologist and psychologist Denise Renye. Think of the differences this way: If someone's kink is bondage, they probably get incredibly excited when they're tied up. If someone has a bondage fetishtheir entire sexuality may revolve around restraint. There's also the category of turn-ons: things that simply arouse a person. When we think of kink, we often think of BDSM, which involves an erotic power exchange through dominance and submission.

Account from Sex. I never thought of myself as kinky. What makes you kinky rather than just open before adventurous? Kink can mean a allocation of things, which change based arrange whom you're talking to.