Sexology 101

Voyeurism Fetish: What You Need to Know When It's Okay and When It's Not

A voyeurism fetish is a desire to watch other people doing things, usually sexual in nature. It’s a thrill and it provides a jolt of excitement.

Truth be told, there’s a little bit of a voyeur in all of us. For a true voyeur, one who receives sexual pleasure from watching others, this interest crosses over from plain intrigue in the activities of others into fetish territory.

For instance, while someone gets sexual pleasure from leather, spanking, feet, etc., someone with a voyeurism fetish gets aroused by watching other people have sex.

What is a voyeurism fetish, and why does it turn people on so much?

The appeal of voyeurism varies from person to person. The most common theory is that people can gain sexual satisfaction in witnessing something taboo or something they’re not supposed to be seeing.

For example, watching a couple have sex through a hole in the wall might be enough to make a voyeur have an orgasm. For others, it’s about shame, most commonly known as a cuckolding fantasy. In this fetish, voyeurs enjoy watching their partner have sex with someone else while being told they are worthless or not allowed to also engage in the sexual act.

If you think you have a voyeurism fetish, don’t beat yourself up about it – it’s very common sexual fantasy. We are all excited by different things, and as long as you’re not harming yourself or anyone else, it’s totally fine.

When A Voyeurism Fetish Is Okay

If you’re sexually aroused by voyeurism, there are ways you can express these desires in a healthy, legal way. For instance, if you and your partner decide to bring another person into your bedroom so that you can be a bystander, that’s fine.

If you want to live out a cuckolding fantasy and be caged or tied up while your partner engages in sexual activity with someone else, that’s okay. If you want to watch from another room and your partner and the other person you’ve brought into the scene are aware and okay with this situation, you’re also in the clear.

Voyeurism is acceptable as long as everyone involved is consenting to the fantasy. If you have been given the green light to be watching, there is nothing wrong with what you’re doing.

When Voyeurism Is Unacceptable

You’re crossing the line when the people you’re watching are not aware that you’re doing it. If there is no consent, the voyeurism is not okay. In fact, it is very, very wrong. If for any reason you want to watch people have sex without their consent, do not; you cannot violate the consent of others.

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