Whether you're part of the kink, fetish and BDSM community or not, it's likely you've heard of foot fetishes. Foot fetishism, also known as podophilia, is characterised by a sexual interest in feet, and being turned on by toes, ankles and feet. But what is a foot fetish exactly? And why do people have foot fetishes? Knight says it is the most common form of sexual fetishism for what are traditionally considered non-sexual objects or body parts.
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What Is a Foot Fetish? - Why Do People Have Foot Fetishes?
Some people are turned on just by looking at feet. Others may find painted nails, jewelry, or other adornments appealing. Still others get sexual satisfaction in foot treatments, such as massaging or worshiping feet. A foot fetish is considered a mainstream sexual kink. One study found that almost half of people surveyed said they had a foot fetish, or podophilia.
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Foot fetishism , foot partialism , foot worshipping  or podophilia , is a pronounced sexual interest in feet. Foot fetishism has been defined as a pronounced sexual interest in feet. For a foot fetishist, points of attraction may include the shape and size of feet and toes e. Extensions of this fetish include shoes , socks , odour fetishism and tickling. Sigmund Freud also considered foot binding as a form of fetishism,   although this view was disputed.