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Living In Sin: For the Love of Feet

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Sex is something that drives us, empowers us and gets us into really stupid situations with people we have no business seeing naked. Jen Sincero is the bestselling author and sexpert with the carnal knowledge you need. Ask her your questions (all are posted anonymously). Cuz there's no such thing as being too good in bed.

Dear Jen,
I recently learned that a good friend of mine has a foot fetish and I’d like to learn more about it. Here are some of my questions:
1. What is a fetish?
2. What are some fetishes besides foot fetishes?
3. How does one get a fetish?
4. Is it wrong, bad or weird to have a fetish?
5. Is there any connection between having a fetish and addiction to drugs or alcohol?
6. Can a person who has a fetish ever truly have a sexual relationship with someone who doesn't have a fetish or who doesn't share their enjoyment of said fetish?
7. Why do people keep fetishes a secret? Why do people need to be ashamed about being attracted to feet (for example)? Why is this considered a bad/weird thing by society?
8. Once a person has a fetish, does it ever go away or does it increase and/or morph into other fetishes?
Thank you.
- Friend of the Fetish

Dear Friend,
A good friend of mine is into fetish too, and I, like you, was compelled to find out more about it. You know, to be a good friend. So I went on this personals site called and set myself up a profile. That was where she’d met her boyfriend, the one who attached clothes pins to her labia and made her sleep in a body bag and stuff, and she said it was one of the best.