Fear Of Sex Indoors And 12 Other Sexual Phobias

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The fear of having sex indoors plus more sexual phobias that could complicate your sex life.

Most of us have either had or fantasized about outdoor sex, but for Danielle Vincely, it's the only type of sex she really knows. The 24 year old reportedly has a phobia of doing the deed indoors, saying that the experience chokes her up and gives her near-panic attacks. After trying anti-depressants, Danielle decided that she would rather have sex where she likes it—on park benches and hoods of cars—than become dependent on drugs.

Sex may be a completely natural, enjoyable part of life, but we we all know that it can be stressful enough without being hampered by a phobia. As it turns out, there are a slew of irrational fears about sex, which include: 

Ithyphallophobia is the fear of seeing, having, or thinking about erections. This phobia, which affects both men and women, is also called medorthophobia and phallophobia.

Medomalacuphobia, on the other hand, is the fear of losing an erection. Granted, plenty of men feel nervous about going limp, but only those whose lives are crippled by the phobia are diagnosed with the actual anxiety disorder. Male Take: When He Can't Get An Erection

Gymnophobia is the irrational fear of nudity. Again, don't confuse this with body-consciousness or excessive modesty. Gymnophobiacs actively fear being seen naked, seeing someone else naked, or both. Sexual Anorexia: The Opposite Of Sex Addiction?

Menophobia is the fear of menstruation. We won't lie, the ordeal is a little scary when you really think about it.

Anuptaphobia is the fear of staying single.

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