Similar to kleptomania, kleptophilia results in sexual arousal from stealing.

kleptophilia: a paraphilia of the marauding/predatory type in which sexuoerotic arousal and facilitation or attainment of orgasm are responsive to, and contingent on illicitly entering and stealing from the dwelling of a stranger or potential partner [from Greek, kleptein, to steal + philia]. A kleptophile may or may not also forcefully demand or steal sexual intercourse. There is no technical term for the reciprocal paraphilic condition of setting oneself up as the recipient of kleptophilic robbery by a stranger or an acquaintance. (adjective, kleptophilic): the condition in which a person is dependent on carrying out or fantasizing the stealing of something in order to obtain erotic arousal and facilitate or achieve orgasm. See also kleptolagnia;kleptomania.

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