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Peripubescent teleiophilia

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Sexual interest or attraction of pubescent towards adults


A term conjured by Diederik Janssen, MD to refer to the teenagers having a "crush" on older individuals.


  • Janssen, D. F. (Oct., 2002). Growing Up Sexually. Volume II: The Sexual Curriculum: The Manufacture and Performance of Pre-Adult Sexualities. Interim Report. Amsterdam, The Netherlands.