What is “Cuckolding”?
Cuckolding is a fetish that is defined by the sexual arousal experienced by a man upon discovering or fantasizing that his wife or girlfriend is cheating on him with another man. This fantasy is also present for women, and there has been a steady increase in the exploration of this fetish. In many depictions of cuckolding in adult entertainment there is a racial aspect, but this is not required. It is largely associated with a submissive tendency as the person being cheated with is often depicted with a higher degree of sexual prowess.
Etymology & Psychology
Cuckolding or cuckold, is derived from the Old French term cucuault, cucu or cuckoo. Cuckoo is the term used to describe the habit of a cuckoo to lay eggs in another bird’s nest. As a form of fetish, it also alternatively called “wife watching”. The infidelity of the female partner is the main source of arousal for the person fantasizing about it. In a cuckolding scenario, the submissive male partner’s cheating wife who enjoys sexually manipulating her lover using her disloyal ways is called the cuckoldress.
According to Freudian analysis, the sexual pleasure gained from cuckolding is the result of eroticizing the fear brought by the possibility of cheating by the partner. It is the failure of the partner to continuously and successfully satisfy his partner sexually. This renders them powerless and humiliated when they find out about their partner’s infidelity. In addition, cuckolding fetish can be considered a form of masochism. Being cheated on is a humiliating experience. The humiliation of busting a disloyal partner evokes feelings of loss of control and powerlessness against the person that the partner is having an affair with.
Affairs, in general, have a certain appeal and impact on audiences. Media romanticizes the idea and act of infidelity, as well to the growing appeal of cuckolding in modern day society.
Practicality/Do’s and Don’ts
Cuckolding involves being humiliated An agreement and consent from the parties involved in cuckolding is a must. This is to make sure that the submissive partner’s girlfriend or wife agrees to engage in a sexual activity or role playing with the so-called illicit partner.
Consent from the partner being humiliated is likewise needed to perform any kind of misunderstanding.
Related Practices & Fetishes
Candaulism is a sexual practice that derives erotic pleasure when a man exposes his partner in a voyeuristic manner. The female partner is undressed by her male partner and in more sexually educated and charged settings, forced to engage in sexual activity against her will. Images of the female partner’s naked body may likewise be scattered online in modern day candaulism.
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