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The Real Reason Why Some Women Call Men 'Daddy' During Sex

No, it's not some twisted fetish.
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If you aren’t the type of person who says "daddy" in bed, then you probably think that all women who do have severe daddy issues…or that they just secretly want to bone their fathers. Uh, wrong.

Broadly interviewed sex therapist Vanessa Marin to get to the bottom of this—why do some women refer to their sex partners as "daddy" while having sex?

According to Marin, even though daddy can mean "father," in this case, "[women] use the word to indicate when someone is the boss, in charge, a protector, or doing a good job. That's usually the meaning women are going for in the bedroom. It's a bit of a '70s porn cliché. I've never run across a woman who called her partner 'daddy' because she genuinely liked fantasizing that he was her father."

It’s really about submissionthe thrill of being dominated by a sex partner; it’s like a more affectionate version of "sir." If you’re still confused, just think about how your boyfriend calls you "baby." He probably isn’t being a pervert about it...at least we seriously hope not. 

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