One in seven people reported a dream where foot or feet had been prominent. Based on Feet and Footwear: A Cultural Encyclopedia, numerous cultures have eroticized foot, and specially women’s foot, for hundreds of years. Why foot, particularly? The rise is believed by some historians of base fetishism had been partly in reaction to STI epidemics—in other terms, base play shot to popularity since it had been a kind of safe intercourse. There is a marked uptick in poetry and literary works about ladies’ legs through the syphilis and gonorrhea outbreaks in Medieval Europe, and an equivalent growth through the AIDS epidemic within the 80s and 90s, in line with the guide.
The one taboo women are substantially more likely to fantasize about is role-playing an adult baby—dressing, behaving, and being treated like an infant though men were more likely to have (and act on) taboo sex fantasies. Continue reading →