21 Women Get Real About Fetishes

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Merriam Webster breaks down the word "fetish" in three parts: (1) a strong and unusual need or desire for something; (2) a need or desire for an object, body part, or activity for sexual excitement; (3) an object that is believed to have magical powers. Why, then, is there such a stigma around it? For this week's episode of Just The Tips, we decided to shake the taboo off of the topic once and for all: We asked a group of women from different backgrounds to tell us all about their experiences with fetishes and their best advice for maximum enjoyment—from how to approach someone else's fetish to how to communicate your own. 

While you're watching, here's a quick recap of everything we've covered in this series so far: grooming habitscircumcisionanal sex, and sex on your period