Emetophilia, also known as vomit fetish or puke play, is a rather unusual sexual attraction towards vomiting or observing others vomit.
This fetish involves finding pleasure or arousal from the act of regurgitating or witnessing someone else hurl chunks. While many fetishes can be puzzling and intriguing, “Emetophilia” might take the cake, althouh it is in a close contest with Cake Farts, Coprophilia or Formicophilia. It’s safe to say that this fetish is not for the faint of heart or weak of stomach.
Example: For some emetophiliacs, getting their kicks involves watching videos or looking at images of individuals retching and puking their guts out. Some even go as far as engaging in role play scenarios where they simulate vomiting or even consume substances that induce puking. Who knew that upchucking could have such a devoted fan base?
Although it’s challenging to pinpoint the exact origins of “Emetophilia”, due to the fact, that it began to be researched in the last couple of decades, it’s presence may be presumed to have accompanied the history of humanity.
The term itself was created from Greek expressions. The word “emeo-” means “I vomit” and “philia” means “love.”
This peculiar attraction might have been influenced by a combination of factors, such as childhood experiences, cultural taboos being broken, or simply individuals discovering their distinctive preferences. While “Emetophilia” remains a relatively lesser-known kink, it has undoubtedly found its place in the vast and peculiar world of sexual fetishes.
This obsession is turning into a well-known pattern in the sex entertainment industry, because of its shock effect and as a form of humiliation and degradation.
In the wide realm of fetishes, “Emetophilia” remains a niche interest, limited to a relatively small subset of individuals. It’s not exactly the kind of topic you’d casually bring up at a dinner party unless you want to clear the room faster than a projectile vomit. Despite being tucked away in the shadows, “Emetophilia” has managed to spread through various online communities. Internet forums and social media platforms provide “Emetophiliacs” with a space to connect, share experiences, and find like-minded enthusiasts without the fear of judgment or disgust. There are countless references to the topic, including Forensic and Medico-legal Aspects of Sexual Crimes and Unusual Sexual Practices, written by Anil Aggrawal, while in Robert J. Stroller’s academic journal, he wrote about “Emetophilia” under the section Erotic Vomiting.
While we may joke about this peculiar fetish, it’s important to respect the various sexual orientations and preferences that exist in the world. As the famous saying goes, “different strokes for different folks” – or, in this case, different vomits for different folks. After all, who are we to judge someone’s joy in witnessing others toss their cookies?
- Psychology Wiki | Fandom – Emetophilia
- Vice – We Asked a Vomit Fetishist How The Hell You Get Into That Kind of Thing