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Is there such a thing as a fear of sexual pleasure? If so, what exactly is it and why does it happen?

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Yes, some people have a fear of sex.  It usually manifests itself in someone being unable or unwilling to get aroused by a partner.  People who have this fear often don't want to get close to a potential partner for fear that their erotophobia will be invoked.  I don't know a huge amount about this, but I think you can learn more by doing a search on the term erotophobia .

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Doug Adams, Ph.D.

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I write from the point of view that masturbation is normal, healthy, and fun, and even necessary to sexual health. I am able to answer questions in all areas of sexuality.

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I am the author of the web site HealthyStrokes.com and have been answering questions about sexuality (especially masturbation) from both males and females for over 13 years.

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I have a Ph.D. in a field unrelated to sexuality from one of the leading educational institutions in the world.

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