Probably the first associations are lacquer, leather, latex and BDSM. An outdated view I think, which should be changed. Because apart from BDSM there are a lot of other sexual preferences of course. In keeping with this issue, a new article about us was published on January the 15th, , the international fetish day.
Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism
Looners: Inside the world of balloon fetishism
In the spring of , Shaun had just broken up with a boyfriend, and his roommate had moved out. Living alone for the first time and relieved of the fear that someone might walk in the door, he was finally able to indulge his fantasy. The young man sat on his couch and started blowing up balloons. Shaun had loved playing with balloons since he was a child. When he hit puberty, he felt his first orgasm rubbing against a balloon. It was then that his relationship with the object took on a new meaning. But now he found himself in the privacy and intimacy of his small, two-bedroom San Jose apartment.
12 Secrets That Someone With A Balloon Fetish Won't Tell You
January was a dark time for balloon fetishists—commonly known as looners. That month, the beloved Qualatex inch balloon disappeared when the company decided to stop manufacturing it. The balloon was so revered in the looner community that in , when Qualatex discontinued just the crystal color, fans started a petition to bring it back that continues to get signatures today. For many looners, the attraction to balloon play is wide-ranging, focusing mainly on bounciness and shape, anticipation, and the threat of or an actual pop.
Maggy BerLoon, 31, says part of the thrill of having sex with balloons is knowing they could pop at any moment. A woman has revealed her unusual fetish for balloons, explaining the ways she uses them as sex toys and to have sex on top of. Maggy BerLoon not her real name, obviously , started experimenting with the inflatables over a decade ago after meeting husband Jan, and describes it as "a hell lot of bouncy fun". The year-old said that pleasure seekers, known as 'Looners', enjoy the balloons in many ways, whether they're normal size, much larger and in all sorts of shapes. Maggy, from Solingen, Germany, said there is an added thrill that comes from knowing the balloon could pop at any moment - and wants people to embrace this lesser known desire.