Updated: FEBRUARY 13, 2018
Objectum sexuality is a sexual attraction and relationship with an inanimate object. Although it doesn't always include a sexual component, people with objectum sexuality have strong feelings of attachment, including romantic love, toward the object. They may name the object and even consider it their spouse or significant other.
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Objectum sexuality is considered a fetish. Many people who have objectum sexuality are not open about how their relationship. There are also people who believe that the object of their affection also feels love for them.
The psychology behind objectum sexuality is not well understood. However, there are many theories about why people become object sexuals (OS). One theory is that the behavior is a defense mechanism to prevent rejection.