Last Updated: June 7, 2017

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Definition - What does Tickling mean?

Tickling is a fetish in which a person becomes sexually aroused by the act of tickling. People who enjoy this fetish may like being tickled or tickling their partners. The person being tickled is often held down, tied up, or restrained in some other way to prevent their escape. and may be aroused by the helplessness of the situation. Unlike other types of bondage or control scenarios, there is generally no sense of danger because of the innocent nature of tickling. Ticklers themselves may be aroused by the control they have over the person they're tickling.

Kinkly explains Tickling

If you or your partner wants to experiment with tickling, it's best to start slowly. The person being tickled shouldn't be restrained, at least not at first. A safeword should also be established in case the person being tickled begins to feel uncomfortable. If the safeword is used, the tickler should stop what they're doing immediately.

Choosing body parts to tickle is easy. Find out what your partner likes! If your lover has a foot fetish, for instance, they may enjoy tickling on their feet. Other ticklish spots include the ribs, armpits, neck, and belly. Ticklers can also focus on light strokes on more erotic areas such as the breasts, inner thighs, and genitals.

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