Genophobia fear of sex

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March 17, Tara Langdale. When you have genophobia, you may also be dealing with other types of sexual phobias related to intimacy. People with genophobia look for ways to overcome the fear of sexual intercourse, and the good news is that there are solutions. The specific treatment of genophobia depends on whether the fear connects to a physical condition, such as vaginismus.


Understanding Erotophobia or the Fear of Sex

For some people, even thinking about it can cause these feelings. A person might also have general fear or anxiety about being emotionally close with another person. This can then translate into a fear of sexual intimacy. Phobias involve a more marked reaction than simply not liking or being afraid of something.

Causes & Symptoms of Genophobia - Fear of Sexual Intercourse

Genophobia, also known as coitophobia, is the fear of sexual intercourse. People with this fear may be afraid of all sex acts, or only of intercourse itself. Genophobia specifically describes the fear of the sex act, while erotophobia more generally defines any fear that is related to sexuality. Like all phobias, genophobia is most likely to develop after severe trauma.
Erotophobia is a generalized term that encompasses a wide range of specific fears. It's generally understood to include any phobia that is related to sex. Erotophobia is often complex, and many people who live with it have more than one specific fear. Like any phobia, erotophobia varies dramatically in both symptoms and severity.