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Updated 7-28

Frequencies

Who in your family is fetish-variant

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid I am a Fetishist 69 84.1 84.1 84.1
My spouse, significant-other, or ex- is fetishist 4 4.9 4.9 89.0
My spouse and I are both fetishist 9 11.0 11.0 100.0
Total 82 100.0 100.0

Sex (biological)

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid Male 74 90.2 90.2 90.2
Intersexed 3 3.7 3.7 93.9
Female 5 6.1 6.1 100.0
Total 82 100.0 100.0

Gender (mental self image)

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid Male 49 59.8 64.5 64.5
Female 5 6.1 6.6 71.1
Transgendered 22 26.8 28.9 100.0
Total 76 92.7 100.0
Missing 99.00 6 7.3

Total 82 100.0


Transgendered identification

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid CD Crossdresser 21 25.6 70.0 70.0
TG Transgenderist 5 6.1 16.7 86.7
TS Transsexual No Op 2 2.4 6.7 93.3
TS Transsexual PostOp 1 1.2 3.3 96.7
9.00 1 1.2 3.3 100.0
Total 30 36.6 100.0
Missing 99.00 52 63.4

Total 82 100.0


Sexual Orientation

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid Heterosexual 67 81.7 82.7 82.7
Bisexual 12 14.6 14.8 97.5
Homosexual 2 2.4 2.5 100.0
Total 81 98.8 100.0
Missing System 1 1.2

Total 82 100.0


Rubber

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid Yes 70 85.4 100.0 100.0
Missing 99.00 12 14.6

Total 82 100.0


Leather

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid Yes 29 35.4 100.0 100.0
Missing 99.00 53 64.6

Total 82 100.0


Sadomasicism

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid Yes 17 20.7 100.0 100.0
Missing 99.00 65 79.3

Total 82 100.0


Bondage

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid Yes 44 53.7 100.0 100.0
Missing 99.00 38 46.3

Total 82 100.0


Animal

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid Yes 7 8.5 100.0 100.0
Missing 99.00 75 91.5

Total 82 100.0


Balloon

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid Yes 5 6.1 100.0 100.0
Missing 99.00 77 93.9

Total 82 100.0


Messy Fun

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid Yes 5 6.1 100.0 100.0
Missing 99.00 77 93.9

Total 82 100.0


Domination

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid Yes 32 39.0 100.0 100.0
Missing 99.00 50 61.0

Total 82 100.0


Autosexual

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid Yes 16 19.5 100.0 100.0
Missing 99.00 66 80.5

Total 82 100.0


2.2 1 Feeling of Confinement

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid Yes 53 64.6 100.0 100.0
Missing 99.00 29 35.4

Total 82 100.0


2.2 2 sensuality

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid Yes 64 78.0 100.0 100.0
Missing 99.00 18 22.0

Total 82 100.0


2.2 3 feeling of helplessness

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid Yes 30 36.6 90.9 90.9
3.00 2 2.4 6.1 97.0
4.00 1 1.2 3.0 100.0
Total 33 40.2 100.0
Missing 99.00 49 59.8

Total 82 100.0


2.2 4 domination

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid yes 28 34.1 100.0 100.0
Missing 99.00 54 65.9

Total 82 100.0


C2_2 5 A feeling of pressure

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid Yes 34 41.5 100.0 100.0
Missing 99.00 48 58.5

Total 82 100.0


feeling of softness

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid Yes 45 54.9 100.0 100.0
Missing 99.00 37 45.1

Total 82 100.0


2.2 7 Feeling of security

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid Yes 39 47.6 100.0 100.0
Missing 99.00 43 52.4

Total 82 100.0


2.2 8 feeling of comfort

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid Yes 49 59.8 100.0 100.0
Missing 99.00 33 40.2

Total 82 100.0


2.2 9 feeling of being dominated

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid Yes 36 43.9 100.0 100.0
Missing 99.00 46 56.1

Total 82 100.0


2.3 1 what do you get out of it sexual thrill

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid Yes 71 86.6 100.0 100.0
Missing 99.00 11 13.4

Total 82 100.0


2.3 2 what do you get adrenalin rush

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid Yes 29 35.4 90.6 90.6
No 3 3.7 9.4 100.0
Total 32 39.0 100.0
Missing 99.00 50 61.0

Total 82 100.0


2.2 3 calmness

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid Yes 42 51.2 100.0 100.0
Missing 99.00 40 48.8

Total 82 100.0


2.3 4 relief from pressures of the world

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid Yes 55 67.1 98.2 98.2
No 1 1.2 1.8 100.0
Total 56 68.3 100.0
Missing 99.00 26 31.7

Total 82 100.0


2..3 5 feeling of sanctuary

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid Yes 31 37.8 96.9 96.9
No 1 1.2 3.1 100.0
Total 32 39.0 100.0
Missing 99.00 50 61.0

Total 82 100.0


2.4 visual imagery

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid I think in pistures 23 28.0 28.4 28.4
I think only in words 1 1.2 1.2 29.6
I remember words, but not images well 3 3.7 3.7 33.3
I can visualize things in three dimensions 27 32.9 33.3 66.7
I can take a visual snap shot 4 4.9 4.9 71.6
I remember visual images ver well 23 28.0 28.4 100.0
Total 81 98.8 100.0
Missing 99.00 1 1.2

Total 82 100.0


3.1 when did you first find out abut teh particular fetish

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 0 to 10 years of age 28 34.1 34.1 34.1
11 to 14 26 31.7 31.7 65.9
15 to 19 13 15.9 15.9 81.7
20 to 25 9 11.0 11.0 92.7
26+ 6 7.3 7.3 100.0
Total 82 100.0 100.0

3.2 when did you first find out you had this fetish

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 0 to 10 years of age 8 9.8 9.8 9.8
11 to 14 24 29.3 29.3 39.0
15 to 19 21 25.6 25.6 64.6
20 to 25 17 20.7 20.7 85.4
26+ 12 14.6 14.6 100.0
Total 82 100.0 100.0

3.3 when did you first engage in fetish

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 0 to 10 years of age 11 13.4 13.8 13.8
11 to 14 22 26.8 27.5 41.3
15 to 19 18 22.0 22.5 63.8
20 to 25 18 22.0 22.5 86.3
26+ 11 13.4 13.8 100.0
Total 80 97.6 100.0
Missing 99.00 2 2.4

Total 82 100.0


3.4 how often do you engage in fetish behavior

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid Daily 11 13.4 14.1 14.1
More than once a week 31 37.8 39.7 53.8
Weekly 23 28.0 29.5 83.3
Monthly 10 12.2 12.8 96.2
Yearly 3 3.7 3.8 100.0
Total 78 95.1 100.0
Missing 99.00 4 4.9

Total 82 100.0


3.5 which came first Trans or Ffetish

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid Fetish behavior came before cross gender activity 6 7.3 24.0 24.0
Cross gender behavior came before fetish 7 8.5 28.0 52.0
Fetish and cross gender behavior happened about the same tim 2 2.4 8.0 60.0
I feel that crossdressing lead to fetish activity 2 2.4 8.0 68.0
I feel that fetish behavior lead to crossdressing 8 9.8 32.0 100.0
Total 25 30.5 100.0
Missing 99.00 57 69.5

Total 82 100.0


3.6 Fetishism continuum of intensities

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid A slight preference exists for certain kinds of sex partners 14 17.1 21.2 21.2
A strong fetish preference exists. 38 46.3 57.6 78.8
The fetish are necessary for sexual arousal and sexual perfo 8 9.8 12.1 90.9
The fetish takes the place of a sex partner. 4 4.9 6.1 97.0
5.00 2 2.4 3.0 100.0
Total 66 80.5 100.0
Missing 99.00 7 8.5

System 9 11.0

Total 16 19.5

Total 82 100.0


4.1.1Who else is aware of your fetish, wife

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid wife/husband/Yes 55 67.1 98.2 98.2
2.00 1 1.2 1.8 100.0
Total 56 68.3 100.0
Missing 99.00 26 31.7

Total 82 100.0


4.2 Marriage status

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid single 26 31.7 32.9 32.9
Married, if so how long ___ 46 56.1 58.2 91.1
We are separated 3 3.7 3.8 94.9
Divorced 4 4.9 5.1 100.0
Total 79 96.3 100.0
Missing 99.00 3 3.7

Total 82 100.0


4.4 At what point in your relationship did your spouse or significant other (SO) find out

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid Before we were married 28 34.1 53.8 53.8
After we were married but before we had children. 9 11.0 17.3 71.2
While the children were growing up 7 8.5 13.5 84.6
After the children were grown 5 6.1 9.6 94.2
Other. Please explain. 2 2.4 3.8 98.1
7.00 1 1.2 1.9 100.0
Total 52 63.4 100.0
Missing 99.00 30 36.6

Total 82 100.0


4.5 There can be a cost to any activity, my fetish has cost me

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid Wife/husband/SO 6 7.3 9.5 9.5
Family 1 1.2 1.6 11.1
Job 2 2.4 3.2 14.3
Health 1 1.2 1.6 15.9
No cost 36 43.9 57.1 73.0
It has had a positive benifit 16 19.5 25.4 98.4
9.00 1 1.2 1.6 100.0
Total 63 76.8 100.0
Missing 99.00 19 23.2

Total 82 100.0


5.1 Spouse or SO's initial reaction to your fetish

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid Very supportive 17 20.7 27.0 27.0
Supportive sometimes 7 8.5 11.1 38.1
Tolerant 14 17.1 22.2 60.3
Tolerant sometimes 6 7.3 9.5 69.8
Negative 7 8.5 11.1 81.0
Other 8 9.8 12.7 93.7
7.00 4 4.9 6.3 100.0
Total 63 76.8 100.0
Missing 99.00 19 23.2

Total 82 100.0


5.2 Spouse or SO's current reaction to your fetish

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid Very supportive 25 30.5 40.3 40.3
Supportive sometimes 10 12.2 16.1 56.5
Tolerant 12 14.6 19.4 75.8
Tolerant sometimes 4 4.9 6.5 82.3
Negative 5 6.1 8.1 90.3
Other 3 3.7 4.8 95.2
7.00 3 3.7 4.8 100.0
Total 62 75.6 100.0
Missing 99.00 20 24.4

Total 82 100.0


5.3Under what conditions did your SO discover your variance

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid I told him or her 46 56.1 56.1 56.1
He or She saw 7 8.5 8.5 64.6
He or She found clothing or other items 3 3.7 3.7 68.3
He or she found files in the computer 4 4.9 4.9 73.2
99.00 22 26.8 26.8 100.0
Total 82 100.0 100.0

5_5 What preparation was made to ease the effect or prepare him or her

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid None (just blurted it out) 43 52.4 75.4 75.4
Consulted with a Therapist or Councilor 2 2.4 3.5 78.9
Talked with F* friends 2 2.4 3.5 82.5
Gathered information from books. 7 8.5 12.3 94.7
Gathered information on the internet. 3 3.7 5.3 100.0
Total 57 69.5 100.0
Missing 99.00 25 30.5

Total 82 100.0


5_6 If you told your spouse in a planned manner, how did you go about it

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid The Tootsie approach 12 14.6 27.3 27.3
The Halloween Approach 4 4.9 9.1 36.4
The sit right down and explain 27 32.9 61.4 97.7
5.00 1 1.2 2.3 100.0
Total 44 53.7 100.0
Missing 99.00 38 46.3

Total 82 100.0


5.8 .Are you a member of a support group?

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid Yes 17 20.7 23.6 23.6
No 54 65.9 75.0 98.6
9.00 1 1.2 1.4 100.0
Total 72 87.8 100.0
Missing 99.00 10 12.2

Total 82 100.0


5.10 Are you or have you seen a therapist, counselor

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid Have seen in the past 12 14.6 17.6 17.6
Am seeing currently 3 3.7 4.4 22.1
Have never seen 52 63.4 76.5 98.5
999.00 1 1.2 1.5 100.0
Total 68 82.9 100.0
Missing 99.00 14 17.1

Total 82 100.0


5.12 .Does your fetish have an impact on social relationships with others?

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid Yes, very Negatively 2 2.4 2.6 2.6
Yes, Negatively 4 4.9 5.2 7.8
Yes, Positively 5 6.1 6.5 14.3
No, generally it has no impact 38 46.3 49.4 63.6
No, it never has any impact 28 34.1 36.4 100.0
Total 77 93.9 100.0
Missing 99.00 5 6.1

Total 82 100.0


5.13 .Does your SO see your fetish as an overall intrusion in their life?

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid Yes, a serious intrusion 7 8.5 11.1 11.1
Yes, as an intrusion 4 4.9 6.3 17.5
Yes. However as an annoyance, not a serious intrusion 12 14.6 19.0 36.5
No it is not an intrusion 23 28.0 36.5 73.0
Rather than an intrusion, it is a positive feature 17 20.7 27.0 100.0
Total 63 76.8 100.0
Missing 99.00 19 23.2

Total 82 100.0


5.14 Church activity

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid Do not regularly attend church. 60 73.2 75.0 75.0
Attend regularly once or twice a month. 5 6.1 6.3 81.3
Attend once a week 7 8.5 8.8 90.0
Attend or is active more than once a week. 7 8.5 8.8 98.8
5.00 1 1.2 1.3 100.0
Total 80 97.6 100.0
Missing 99.00 2 2.4

Total 82 100.0


5.15 SO's church activity.

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid Does not regularly attend church. 52 63.4 80.0 80.0
Attends once a week. 7 8.5 10.8 90.8
Attends or is active more than once a week. 6 7.3 9.2 100.0
Total 65 79.3 100.0
Missing 99.00 17 20.7

Total 82 100.0


6.1 Would you state that the frequency of your desire to express your fetish is generally

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid Increasing 37 45.1 45.7 45.7
Decreasing 2 2.4 2.5 48.1
About the same 41 50.0 50.6 98.8
4.00 1 1.2 1.2 100.0
Total 81 98.8 100.0
Missing 99.00 1 1.2

Total 82 100.0


6.2 . Fetish activity. To what extent is this true with you?

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid I am extremely irritable 11 13.4 13.9 13.9
I am somewhat more irritable 27 32.9 34.2 48.1
I am rarely more irritable 17 20.7 21.5 69.6
I do not become more irritable 24 29.3 30.4 100.0
Total 79 96.3 100.0
Missing 99.00 3 3.7

Total 82 100.0


6.4 I see my self and my fetish activity as

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid Just something that I find fun and stimulating. 36 43.9 45.6 45.6
Part of who I am and something I have to do. 36 43.9 45.6 91.1
A problem and something I wish I could do with out. 3 3.7 3.8 94.9
A problem that is ruining my life. 3 3.7 3.8 98.7
I would do anything to stop this. 1 1.2 1.3 100.0
Total 79 96.3 100.0
Missing 99.00 3 3.7

Total 82 100.0


6.5 Many/most religions feel fetishistic behavior is inherently sinful. I feel that

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid There is nothing wrong with what I am doing. 35 42.7 45.5 45.5
There is nothing wrong with what I am doing as long as I hur 29 35.4 37.7 83.1
This is morally neutral neither good nor bad. 9 11.0 11.7 94.8
This is sinful but no worse that any other sin 4 4.9 5.2 100.0
Total 77 93.9 100.0
Missing 99.00 5 6.1

Total 82 100.0


6.6 Have you found educational and support material helpful?

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid Yes, very helpful 20 24.4 27.0 27.0
Yes, somewhat helpful 23 28.0 31.1 58.1
Only slightly helpful 14 17.1 18.9 77.0
Not very helpful 5 6.1 6.8 83.8
Not helpful at all 2 2.4 2.7 86.5
I have not been able to find educational or support informat 10 12.2 13.5 100.0
Total 74 90.2 100.0
Missing 99.00 8 9.8

Total 82 100.0


6.7 Substance use/abuse

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid Nonuse 48 58.5 58.5 58.5
Moderate, nonproblematic use 19 23.2 23.2 81.7
Heavy, nonproblematic use 4 4.9 4.9 86.6
Heavy use, associated with moderate life problems e.g. DUI 1 1.2 1.2 87.8
Heavy use associated with serious life problems e.g. job los 1 1.2 1.2 89.0
Substance dependence associated with life and health problem 2 2.4 2.4 91.5
13.00 1 1.2 1.2 92.7
99.00 6 7.3 7.3 100.0
Total 82 100.0 100.0

Last modified: 12/24/13