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  Q & A: Sex & Lust: Sexual Fantasies
Sexual fantasies are without a doubt the most common kind of sexual experience and are a part of the vast majority of men's and women's psychological landscape.
Fantasy can allow one to role play upcoming encounters, temporarily escape from real life, relieve pent up pressures, or most commonly (in over 70% of men and women), to intensify sexual arousal during masturbation or love making.
When a fantasy intrudes on real life to the point that it interferes with personal relationships, sexual functioning (a person cannot respond to a real life partner), or work or a person becomes so obsessed with it that he feels compelled to act it out it is then a bona fide problem exists.
www.selfhelpmagazine.com /qa/qasex/qasexfant.html   (512 words)

  
  Sex and Sexuality   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
To bear sexual fantasies is absolutely normal, to give it a go, that is, search for fulfillment of what brings o­n highly erotic and sensual charges to the person, it is by all means normal and even healthy.
When someone’s fantasy is not compatible with the partner’s, there is no atmosphere, dialogue, which enables this person to feel at ease to realize it, unless by means of constrain and violence, by then, we are not talking about sexual fantasies any longer but monstrosities, otherwise.
The profound aspect of sexual fantasies is that it enables the human being the freedom of experiencing new situations, the freedom of choice, whether eager to fulfill or ditch your fantasies.
www.sexuall.org /PrintArticle231.phtml?POSTNUKESID=e85a1f9e9ebef6d0a1a4cd717a7f4946   (552 words)

  
 Jamaica Gleaner News - Sexual fantasies - Sunday | March 4, 2007
Sexual fantasies are generally sexual practices in which you would not normally engage, and may even include unnatural or illegal acts.
Sexual fantasies have been given a bad rap despite their role in sexual therapy.
In many instances, sexual fantasies take on an almost real life experience considered as 'steamy' to the extent that they can hardly be considered a fantasy.
www.jamaica-gleaner.com /gleaner/20070304/out/out4.html   (725 words)

  
 Sexual fantasies - Mens Health: health and medical information about Mens Health Issues
The association between fantasies and a healthy sex life is so strong, in fact, that it's now considered pathological not to have sexual fantasies.
Sexual fantasies and thoughts are most common in hormone-addled teens and young adults.
Conservatives have just as many fantasies as liberals--despite the fact that, according to one study, nearly half of conservative Christians feel sexual fantasies are "morally flawed or unacceptable."
www.medicinenet.com /script/main/art.asp?articlekey=35180   (748 words)

  
 Sexual Fantasies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Nothing illustrates this better than sexual fantasy, which is considered to be a healthy, normal way of becoming sexually aroused and exploring our own sexuality.
Sexual fantasies can take many forms and gives us a free rein to try out situations that we would never consider in real life.
Common sexual fantasies in men involve making love to a virgin, being part of a threesome, watching people have sex and being overpowered sexually by one or more women.
www.jurgita.com /articles-id143.html   (571 words)

  
 CJBS 27:3 - Fantasies of Child Molesters   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
A structured interview was used to collect data concerning the mood preceding and accompanying sexual fantasies, and the way in which the other person in the fantasy was perceived by 21 child molesters, 19 rapists, and 19 non-sexual offenders, all incarcerated in federal prisons.
To summarize, consideration of sexual fantasies is important in understanding the offending behaviours of child molesters (Abel and Blanchard, 1974).
Careful fantasy monitoring may therefore aid in the prevention of offenses, because child molesters tend to plan their offenses (Pithers et al., 1989), and part of this planning may involve sexual fantasies.
www.cpa.ca /cjbsnew/1995/january/looman.html   (4355 words)

  
 Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders
Sexual Masochism: Over a period of at least 6 months, recurrent, intense sexually arousing fantasies, sexual urges, or behaviors involving eh act (real, not stimulated) of being humiliated, beaten, bound, or otherwise made to suffer.
Sexual Sadism: Over a period of at least 6 months, recurrent, intense sexually arousing fantasies, sexual urges, or behaviors involving acts (real, not simulated) in which the psychological or physical suffering (including humiliation) of the victim is sexually exciting to the person.
Voyeurism: Over a period of at least 6 months, recurrent, intense sexually arousing fantasies, sexual urges, or behaviors involving the act of observing an unsuspecting person who is naked, in the process of disrobing, or engaging in sexual activity.
www.uncg.edu /ced/bbandb/index_files/Page926.htm   (604 words)

  
 Islam Question and Answer - Ruling on sexual fantasies
Sexual fantasies are among the thoughts that cross a person’s mind because it is something that is stored in the subconscious which is affected by the environment in which he lives and the scenes that he sees.
Many psychologists regard sexual fantasies as a psychological disorder if they dominate a person’s thinking to such an extent that he cannot enjoy any pleasure except through these fantasies, and that may lead to abnormal sexual fantasies.
Finally, such fantasies may lead to spouses losing interest in one another, so the wife is no longer attractive to her husband, and vice versa, which leads to marital problems, and then sufferings and problems start.
islamqa.com /index.php?ln=eng&ref=84066   (1563 words)

  
 BBC - Relationships - Sex and sexual health - The power of sexual fantasy
But many people feel uncomfortable with their own fantasies, fearing they're somehow weird if they're turned on by things that are unacceptable to others.
For example, fantasies about being submissive or passive may be linked to a desire to experience high sexual arousal without personal responsibility.
But fantasies are simply somewhere we can act out things we might never do in real life, such as having sex in a public place or with a particular person.
www.bbc.co.uk /relationships/sex_and_sexual_health/enjsex_fantasy.shtml   (603 words)

  
 The Science of Sex: Glenn Wilson on Sexual Fantasies
The second most common theme in the male fantasies could be described as visual or voyeuristic, referring to clothing such as fl stockings and suspenders, sexy underwear, leather, or nurses' uniforms; for example, ''A sixteen-year-old virgin dressed in a short-skirted school uniform and who wears a hairband all the time'.
If sexual fantasies were scored for 'masculinity-femininity' in the manner that Eysenck scored sexual attitudes and preferences, a similar pattern of overlapping curves would be obtained.
Supply and demand in the sexual market-place works in such a way that for women an activity is little sooner desired than done, whereas men often have to settle for pornography and masturbation as outlets for their redundant libido.
www.heretical.com /wilson/sfantasy.html   (916 words)

  
 Are Sexual Fantasies Good For Us? Women's Sexual Fantasies
And women use sexual fantasy in some very clever ways to make themselves feel sexier, reach orgasm, safely satisfy their curiosity, and even relax.
One of the most poignant examples of the healing power of sexual fantasy is shared by a woman identified as Georgine in Private Thoughts.
Drawing on Maltz's extensive background in sexual healing, the book devotes a chapter to healing unwanted or troubling fantasies that may be the result of sexual abuse or unresolved psychological issues.
www.healthyplace.com /Communities/sex/sexpsych/sexual_fantasies/index.htm   (632 words)

  
 Sex and Sexuality   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
This type of sexual fantasies is otherwise known as pipedream, and with such connotation, the notion of sexual fantasy looks like insane somehow.
A sexual fantasy should by no means being flummoxed with reality, to the point of overriding other aspects of life on which would give away a pathological degree of living.
Once sex fantasies come to fruition, all that can be done is to take the most as matters beneficial for the sake of sexual relation.
www.sexuall.org /PrintArticle155.phtml?POSTNUKESID=2b679a2f087d155a0eb902e371d4a76b   (449 words)

  
 Sexual Fantasies 2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Men, it seems, tend to have more sexual fantasies than women and these are more likely to be paired with masturbation.
Those women who do fantasize are typically less visual in their sexual fantasies, are usually less focused on genitals, and are more likely to construct a story with the emotional feelings of a romantic encounter.
Fantasies can be of our current sexual partner, but often they will revolve around persons from the past, coworkers, movie stars, or attractive strangers.
www.jurgita.com /articles-id165.html   (670 words)

  
 The Roots of Fantasies - The Coolidge Effect
Continuing with the discussion of fantasies, some women have become so worried about their sexual fantasies that they felt, "Something has to be wrong with me." If I can assure them that such fantasies are common and they shouldn't feel guilty about them, much of their concern seems to diminish.
Fantasies are shaped by a complex mixture of both "nature and nature," which makes human behavior both interesting and unpredictable.
Although these women may be able to tolerate their husband's loss of sexual interest in them, if one of these women discovers that their "dead battery" husband suddenly becomes sexually invigorated with another woman, she may run to a divorce lawyer, or appear at my door seething with anger and self-doubt.
www.theinternetcollege.org /22.htm   (1240 words)

  
 Psychology Today: The Safest Sex
Those who fret over their fantasies have sex less often and enjoy it less, even though the content of their fantasies is no different from those of the guilt-free.
So unusual fantasies are a concern only when they become compulsive or exclusive, or for individuals "in whom the barrier between thought and behavior has been broken," say Leitenberg and Henning.
Indeed, fantasy's power to arouse us--some folks say they can achieve orgasm solely from sexual thoughts, or "thinking off" -- proves that the brain is as potent a sexual organ as one's genitalia.
www.psychologytoday.com /articles/pto-1268.html   (1994 words)

  
 Sexual fantasies
Acting out your fantasies can be a real turn on and also very romantic.
Fantasies can be relaxing, exiting or arousing and the best thing is that you can have them anywhere.
Role playing in your sexual life adds a lot of creativity, energy and they bring you closer together.
www.bodyecstatic.com /sexual-fantasies.htm   (160 words)

  
 Fantasies: The Sexual Enhancers
Fantasies are a very normal form of sexual expression, and especially in women who often fantasize to help them orgasm during masturbation.
Fantasies are not just conjuring up some role playing adventure to act out with your partner.
You don't have to act out your fantasies in order to enjoy them, but if you ever think about acting out a fantasy that you and your partner might have, believe me it may be the best sex that you would ever have.
www.pillsamples.com /pharmacypills/Fantasies_The_Sexual_Enhancers.html   (731 words)

  
 Fantasies Fight Fear on MedicineNet.com
Those who had visualized highly pleasurable sexual fantasies reported significantly less pain than they experienced during their first dunking and also less pain than all of the other groups.
Sexual fantasies work because they follow a basic pain-control theory, says Peter Staats, MD, one of the study's authors and director of the division of pain medicine in the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine's department of anesthesiology.
And it is not the sexual fantasy per se that's important.
www.medicinenet.com /script/main/art.asp?articlekey=51126   (734 words)

  
 Are Sexual Fantasies Dangerous? Popular Sexual Fantasies
Another very popular sexual fantasy among women is to have sex lying naked in the hot sun, in a desert beach.
Sexual fantasies are an important element of sexual life.
If your master fantasy is to turn into reality a satisfying sexual life with your partner, you can't go wrong, because all the other fantasies deriving from this will work favorably.
www.healthyplace.com /Communities/Sex/sexpsych/sexual_fantasies/fantasies.htm   (614 words)

  
 Sexual Disorders
Sexual dysfunctions are disorders related to a particular phase of the sexual response cycle.
Female sexual arousal disorder is described as the inability of a woman to complete sexual activity with adequate lubrication.
When minimal sexual stimulation causes orgasm and ejaculation on a persistent basis for the male, he is said to have premature ejaculation.
www.athealth.com /Consumer/disorders/Sexual.html   (636 words)

  
 Sexual Fantasies
Those women who do fantasize are typically less visual in their sexual fantasies, are usually less focused on genitals, and are more likely to construct a story with the emotional feelings of a romantic encounter.
During her sexual encounters, this fantasy helped rivet her attention on the pleasure she was feeling from the very adequate, reasonably-sized penis of her partner.
Remember, sexual fantasies before, during and after a sexual encounter are normal, natural and often helpful in changing a routine experience into a new and exciting event.
www.enotalone.com /article/2278.html   (2323 words)

  
 Sexual perversions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Sexual perversions are conditions in which sexual excitement or orgasm is associated with acts or imagery that are considered unusual within the culture.
A paraphilia is a condition in which a person's sexual arousal and gratification depend on a fantasy theme of an unusual situation or object that becomes the principal focus of sexual behavior.
The most common signs of sexual activity that can be classified as paraphilia include: the inability to resist an impulse for the sexual act, the requirement of participation by non-consenting or under-aged individuals, legal consequences, resulting sexual dysfunction, and interference with normal social relationships.
www.healthatoz.com /healthatoz/Atoz/ency/sexual_perversions.jsp   (1263 words)

  
 Psychiatric Times
Among women, sexual desire is more likely to emerge in the context of a meaningful, romantic relationship, and sexual activity is less likely to be orgasm-driven than it is among men.
Men who suffer sexual response impairment as a result of physical illness or as a complication of psychotropic medication (such as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors) are likely to feel anxious, ashamed and depressed.
The way in which sexual material is experienced and expressed during psychotherapy depends on the gender and age of the patient and, to some extent, of the therapist.
www.psychiatrictimes.com /p000757.html   (1930 words)

  
 Sexual Health Network - sexually transmitted diseases - herpes - gentital herpes - herpes picture
Often, people with difficulty controlling their sexual behavior will deny and ignore the problem, especially if the compulsive sexual behavior is being used to cope with stress.
A sexual addiction also could be in response to physical, sexual, family or social trauma.
If you have a sexual addiction, before beginning treatment, ask your mental health professional to discuss treatment methods and any training he or she received in sex therapy.
www.sexualhealth.com /article.php?Action=read&article_id=64   (1250 words)

  
 Her Husband Likes Pictures
Many people mistakenly believe that all sexual fantasies are unfulfilled wishes, things people actually want to do in real life.
Here's a quick recap of the positive things in your marriage: You're still together after 30 years, the sex is good and has been, he tells you he loves you (something many women long to hear), and he's eager for the two of you to have some fun and good times together.
Many people enjoy fantasies (with or without actual images) precisely because the fantasies are things they would never want (or expect) to do in real life.
www.webmd.com /content/article/43/1687_51070?src=Inktomi&condition=Healthy_Sexuality   (548 words)

  
 IngentaConnect Force in Women's Sexual Fantasies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Attitudinal and experiential correlates of sexual fantasies involving force or coercion against the fantasizer were studied in 137 college women.
A history of exposure to sexual force or coercion was unrelated to the report of force fantasies.
Taken together, these findings are offered in support of the hypothesis that the occurrence of force fantasies, rather than resulting from an attempt to deal with sexual guilt, represents one of a number of ways in which some women demonstrate a relatively open, unrestricted, and varied approach to their sexuality.
www.ingentaconnect.com /content/klu/aseb/1998/00000027/00000004/00225638   (219 words)

  
 Sex Differences in Sexual Fantasy: an Evolutionary Psychological Approach
Sexual fantasies are believed to be extremely insightful into psychological mechanisms, such as information processing rules, that cause sexual feelings, thoughts, and actions (Ellis and Symons 1990).
We know that men are more likely to have sexual fantasies, but they are also much more likely to become aroused by their fantasies.
Men were in fact much more likely than women to report having had sexual fantasies about more than 1,000 different people in the course of their lives.
www.drmillslmu.com /EVOLPSYC/fall00/panel6.htm   (1820 words)

  
 Women sexual fantasies
I thnk that a sexual fantasy is simply a sexual act that you would like to try but have never got around to it.
Of course, some people's fantasies are outide of their own little "yes-box" so will always stay fantasies, but I don't think I have any fantasies that I would say no to in real life.
Women's sexual fantasy is some dude that looks like Fabio, that rides up on a horse and sweeps them away to some shack on the beach.
www.matchdoctor.com /thread_4_14935_1/Women_sexual_fantasies.html   (586 words)

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