A negative emotional response to sexuality, especially guilt, fear and shame.
(also called "love-shyness) the fear of marriage or romantic relationships. Many bachelors, especially older ones, are sometimes thought to be erotophobes. It is sometimes thought to be caused by strict standards for a marriage mate, over judging of physical appearance, age limit in marriage in connection with the fear of aging. It sometimes involves a negative attitude toward anything related to sexuality, such as dating, touching, nudity, romantic books, sexually transmitted diseases such as AIDS and motion pictures, attending marriage ceremonies, homosexuality, contraception, etc.
A negative emotion response to sexuality esp guilt, fear or shame. Disease Cliff Richards suffers from.
Fear or anxiety of sexuality or the expression of sexual love.
Erotophobia is a term used by psychologist to describe sexuality on a personality scale. Erotophobes score high on one end of the scale that is characterized by expressions of guilt and fear about sex. Erotophobes are less likely to talk about sex, have more negative reactions to sexually explicit material, and have sex less frequently and with fewer partners over time.