Sexual Obsessions

Sexual obsessions are a type of OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder), characterized by obsessive thoughts about sexual acts, infidelity, abuse or fantasies.

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Why am I having persistent sexual thoughts?

Query: Hi doctor, Is it common to have intrusive and persistent thoughts about potential sexual or romantic partners during the fertile period of the menstrual cycle? It happens to me every month and always about men I know and see constantly. It is like my hormones have suddenly taken control of my though...  Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Psychiatrist, Sexologist, Psychotherapist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Hormonal surge during ovulation period results in increased excitability, and this is the possible reason you have thoughts about potential sexual partners. To some extent these thoughts are normal. But, if these intrusive thoughts are resulting in the disturbance in ...  Read Full »

I get attracted to women wearing glasses. Is it an obsession?

Query: Hi doctor, I am attracted to women with glasses. In fact, I am obsessed about it. In all my life, I have masturbated just seeing young and middle aged women wearing glasses and now it has become a kind of compulsion. Even my wife wears glasses and I tell her to put them while having sex and I ejacul...  Read Full »


Dr. Sreenivasan Vazhoor Ramsingh

Psychiatrist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Different men have different fantasies, both sexual and nonsexual. I would have to say that the fact you have an attraction towards women with glasses in itself does not make you abnormal. However, the moment that you start losing control over thoughts like these, then th...  Read Full »

Why am I always obsessed with sexual thoughts and anxiety?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been suffering from OCD, specifically ROCD. I feel anxious all the time, and I have a thought of being with my partner always. Moreover, when I see a woman, I am attracted easily and thinking about her consequently. I feel the urge to tell my partner about it. In my past, I wa...  Read Full »


Dr. Suresh Kumar G D

Child Health Specialist, Paediatrician, Psychiatrist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand that you are feeling challenged by these OCD (obsessive-compulsive disorder) symptoms. By nature, OCD tends to wax and wane in response to life's stressors. OCD can be managed by a combination of medication, CBT (cognitive behavior therapy), and lif...  Read Full »

How to overcome sexual attraction towards my mother?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 22 years old male. I feel sexually attracted to my own mother. I had some mild feelings since childhood, but it became strong since teenage. I started feeling to be loved by mom as her son and sexually too. I sometimes feel guilty about it. But, I could not control myself. I saw my...  Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Psychiatrist, Sexologist, Psychotherapist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your problem. Sexual feelings in an adult towards a female are considered as normal and acceptable. But, such feelings towards any female with blood relationship are not acceptable in any society and this result in significant blow to reputation and...  Read Full »

How can I get over being sexually attracted to children?

Query: Hi doctor, When I see a child, whether in public or at home, I always imagine them naked. I look at them and start to visualize them in sexual situations. I want to keep looking at them, even though I know I should not. I am always watching naked kid images on the internet. I do not believe I actua...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashish Khandelwal

Psychiatrist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, the problem is very much distressing. This is a type of obsession called as sexual obsession. Also, we need to evaluate you whether you have symptoms of being a pedophile (sexually attracted to children). For treatment, you should go to your nearest psychiatrist ...  Read Full »

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