I was thinking on that topic the other day after hearing what some folks was saying. Over times, I see how eroticism is portrayed. From everyday life to pornographic films, we seem to put it in a group which is where it is broken down into smaller categories.
In an article that I research, it is broken down into what makes up eroticism. These are the broken-down version:
Some things are designed and made especially to make people feel erotic. Things that are designed to make people feel erotic are called “erotica“. This word is most often used for art, books and magazines.
- Art: Sometimes artists create erotic works of art such as drawings, paintings and sculpture. They might do this because they want to make a record of a person or a relationship that is special to them. But more often, artists make erotic art for people who would like to buy it.
- Books: Many books have been written that tell erotic stories, or which give advice about how to make love in an erotic way.
- Movies: Many people enjoy watching erotic movies.
- Magazines: Many magazines have lots of photos of people naked or in sexy clothing, and with erotic expressions and gestures (actions).
- Advertising: Erotic photos are often used for advertising. For example, a beautiful young woman with an erotic expression on her face might be used to advertise hair products, clothes, chocolates, cars, and all sorts of other things.
- Clothing: Some clothing is designed to look erotic. Some underwear, in particular, is especially designed to look erotic.
- Food: Some food is said to make people feel erotic. Food can also be used as an erotic sign or be eaten in an erotic way.
- Perfume: Many perfumes have substances in them that effect the human brain in a way that makes a person feel erotic. One, for example, pheromones. They act as a strong sexual aphrodisiac. (Handle with care- they are known to take you on a wild ride.)
I look at eroticism, whether it is in books or movies, as something we go to get sexual excitement. Something to arouse us and set the wheels in motion. Is it something to frown upon? Should people be judged based on their sexual preferences? I don’t think so. Nevertheless, it seems to happen anyway because most people haven’t broken down the barriers to explore their inner sexuality. Some are even ashamed to say that this turn them on and/or they “get off” on that. To each his own, is the saying I always tell folks. No need to judge.
Although, I’m a big fan of the erotica queen, Zane. In case no one has no idea who she is, she have written anthology of erotica novels called: Addicted, Dear G-Spot, The Sex Chronicles, and many others. Her novels are the type of novels where you can read from cover to cover and feel a wave of heated passion sweeping upon you. And, um, to find that mate you’re yearning for. Or, how about 50 Shades of Grey? Somehow, I’m skipped the first book of the trilogy and now reading the second, 50 Shades Darker. So far so good, just that the book is sooo long!
AS you can see, there are many ways eroticism is made up. There are more, but I chose not to include them for reasons unknown. When I write erotic scenes, I always asked myself if it’s too erotic, or how far too go with it. Also, when someone reads this novel one day, what will go through their mind?
So, what ever it is you like and/or into, just do you. Just be careful and safe. Make smart decisions. I plan to.