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Scat Play: The Messy Business of Coprophilia

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Coprophilia—the kink that dare not speak its name if there ever was one.

Sexual arousal for shit comes up time to time, usually on our no-go-zone lists along with necrophilia, pedophilia, and bestiality.

Even the most tolerant, inclusive, extremist kink communities find poo taboo. But for folks with a feces fetish, the smell, taste, and texture of shit can be arousing.

Most of what we know about scat love is anecdotal because very few scientific studies have taken place. We don’t really know how common the kink is because so few will confess to it.

The few studies we have focus on small groups of kinky men. A Finnish study found that almost one in five guys who engaged in sadomasochism enjoyed scat play, whether they were gay or straight. A small study found that almost half of kinky guys who were sexually attracted to animals were far more likely to be aroused by feces than BDSM guys who did not have zoophilia, about one in twelve.

While it is tempting to conclude a connection—animals have far fewer poo taboos, after all, than socialized humans—the fact that we have no idea how the rest of the population responds to scat means we don’t know much at all. Even assuming it is rare could be wrong. Who would admit that poo turns them on? We don’t know what goes on behind closed bathroom doors.

Nor is it strictly a male phenomenon—Vice Magazine did a story on female poo enthusiasts.

Scat Fetish and Play: What We Do Know

For some men and women with a thing for scat, the thrill is visual.

Not all scat fetishists want a hands-on experience. It is often voyeuristic. Watching someone defecate can be very arousing.

The anus is a sexual organ, after all, and just as we adore gazing on penises and vaginas, watching the butthole stretch, expand, and serve its purpose is arousing for some. It is often what shit lovers describe when trying to explain their kink.

For a few, the poo taboo is a powerful aphrodisiac.

Sexual excitement is profoundly linked to taboo. Why does your brother’s wife make your dick so hard that you can’t take it, but once you’ve gone there, it loses luster? What is hidden and forbidden can be incredibly exciting.

For some scat players, humiliation is key.

Not everyone who loves poo gets off on sadomasochism or humiliation, but for some, the kink is rooted in BDSM play. The ultimate act of submission is to receive a steaming load from your dominant.

For some fetishists, the shit itself is more important than the person or process.

Some poo enthusiasts desire the dump itself more than the ceremony surrounding it. They enjoy the smell, texture, and taste and want to rub it all over themselves. Some are shit eaters, aroused by consuming the stuff. Some collect it.

Oral-fecal contact is dangerous, and so is genital-fecal contact.

As dirty as it might feel to those without a taste for it, most scat play is pretty safe. Nothing bad will happen to either partner if you are watching someone take a crap or keeping some in a cup.

However, oral contact is extremely dangerous. Waste is, after all, filled with toxins, parasites, bacteria, and pathogens. Diarrhea, polio, cholera, hepatitis, and typhoid are just a few terrible illnesses that can result.

Getting those bacteria into your urethra, or hers, will just about guarantee a bladder infection or worse.

Make sure you don’t have open cuts or scratches or torn cuticles if handling the stuff.

Do you have any experience with scat play? Share anonymously in the comments!

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