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They report that, despite reasonable success in obtaining sexual contact with disabled people, just 21 percent of DPWs had had long-term relationships with disabled partners.
About half of DPWs fail to establish relationships with disabled people.
"Second-best" options for them are relationships with pretenders and wannabes.
Practically all DPWs have experience of relationships with able-bodied partners.
Psychology views sadism and masochism as interchangeable, with voyeurism and exhibitionism as their respective aspects.
Devotees’ observation-based behavior and preference for display-minded partners seem to support explanations 2 to 4.
Nattress (1993) found that 41 percent of a sample of 50 DPWs had, or were in, relationships with disabled partners.
The Amelotatist found that 55 percent of a sample of 195 DPWs had dated disabled people, 40 percent had been sexually intimate with disabled partners, and 5 percent had current disabled spouses.Such relationships are also reported to be ordinary despite the (mostly undisclosed) attraction to disability on the part of one partner.Although it is not common knowledge within mainstream communities, the internet has revolutionized the process by which DPWs can meet each other while pursuing meaningful relationships.Fetishists raise objections to the characterization of their preference as an aberrant pathology.However, objections have also been raised by members of the disabled community on the grounds that such fetishes objectify and dehumanize them.