For the men who’ve chosen anatomically correct latex life mates, their sex dolls are good for a lot more than sex.
In the ’90s, the sculptor Matt McMullen designed a mannequin to give clothing stores something more flexible and attractive than your typical, standard model. Soon after, he got a strange, little request: Make your mannequins anatomically correct.
Clients can customize features, including the body, face, eyes and hair. Prices range from $6,500 to over $51,000 — and, yes, each is realistic in every possible way, reports vocativ.com
Worldwide the “real doll” community is growing fast.
At DollForum.com, aspiring and active owners can share their experiences with the 41,000 users who love these artificial ladies.
There, they can speak freely and share pictures of their dolls without being judged.
There are also a virtual marketplaces where dolls old and new are bought and sold, as well as offline meetings where owners can show off their dolls.
Despite interest in their anatomical correctness, doll owners don’t leave their plastic partners naked all the time. There are, of course, clothes, accessories and makeup to be bought — just as there are for real women.
Most sex doll owners use them as sex toys to satisfy their erotic fantasies, but some also use their latex companions as artand photographic objects.
Some men see their sex dolls as spouses
A select 10 percent see their dolls as actual spouses, moving them around the house as the day goes by.
These are the men featured here – men who care about their dolls and treat them with respect like beloved material possessions, dear friends or even partners.
Many of them harbour deep concerns about how society would perceive them if their love were to go public.
They fear that their relationship with fake women might destroy their chances of meeting real ones.