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If you're anything like me, there's no thought that causes you more discomfort than that of a doctor snapping on a fresh pair of rubber gloves before performing an invasive procedure on your most delicate squishy parts (except for clowns - also not a fan of clowns). But there are some people out there who find that thought not only not disturbing but actually downright titillating. That's right, today we're talking about Rubberists (and what I presume are some very uncomfortable boners in the doctors office).

So for those of you who have never heard of Rubberism before, let me fill you in a little bit. Rubberists are people who have a fetishistic attraction to rubber or people wearing rubber. Obviously the reason behind this attraction can vary person to person: some people like the way rubber looks on the body, some people like how restrictive it can be and some people just really like rubber for rubber's sake - the smell, the sounds it makes, the feeling of it etc. 

As with most fetishes, being into rubber or latex most likely comes our pre-sexual experiences - maybe an experience from early childhood, a traumatic incident or just from how that person's brain is hardwired. For those into rubber, it just happens to trigger a certain part of the brain when they come in contact with it - so while being a rubberist is certainly unusual - it's no weirder than being turned on by anything else. 

If you're still not really on board with the rubber aspect, why not look at it from a BDSM point of view? There's a lot of crossover between rubberism and bondage - think a latex gimp suit. The rubber heightens sensitivity while still holding the wearer really tight - which is obviously something that could appeal to those who are into being tied. Rubber outfits are also really good at bringing out the best of a body no matter what shape it is. Think about it, someone you already find hot all wrapped up in a shiny, tight-fitted wrapping - not bad right? 

I'm not saying the whole fetish is something I totally understand, but I'm not here to yuck someone else's yum. On that note, why not try it for yourself? We've got dressesleggings, gloves and whatever this thing is! Who knows, you might start enjoying those doctor visits sooner than you think!