Algophilia

Last Updated: February 13, 2017

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Definition - What does Algophilia mean?

Algophilia is a sexual fetish where the fetishist experiences sexual arousal or pleasure through the pain of oneself or another. Technically speaking, the paraphilia is a love of pain.

Kinkly explains Algophilia

Algophilia is experienced through both inflicting and experiencing pain. The algophile might experience pleasure through thinking about, seeing, or inflicting pain on another individual. They might experience pleasure through pain whether it is self-inflicted or inflicted by another.

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