One thing is for sure; if a man has already identified himself as having problematic, compulsive sexual behavior then his ogling is probably one of his array of sexually addictive behaviors.
What ogling does Remembering images and having fantasies is not at all pathological in itself.
But sexual looking and sexual evaluation of strangers can be seen as unwanted and invasive in itself, quite apart form its impact on partners of sex addicts.
Some women may want to be looked at, but some may feel slimed or even violated by it.
looking at someone in a sexual way) at the less extreme end, and sexual exploitation, such as trafficking or abuse, at the more extreme end.”Sexual objectification of women (and men) is rampant in our culture and it is probably getting worse.
As a form of objectification, ogling may or may not be a dangerous trend, but can seriously interfere with a person’s ability to relate in an intimate relationship.
And to some extent the level objectification of women that is involved in ogling is an everyday occurrence in our culture.
They feel deprived of sex, even rejected by the women they look at and this paves the way for them to escape into their other sexually addictive behaviors such as internet porn. As I discussed in a prior post it may not be possible for most of us to tune out sexy women.And yet ogling can feed an addiction by adding to what some sex addicts call their “data base” of sexual imagery that they can call up at a later time to use for masturbation or even during sex.It can feed what is essentially a stash of mental pornography even if they have been successful in giving up an actual pornography addiction.Many wives and partners of sex addicts complain of their partner ogling other women.A man who can’t help staring at other women may be just a rude guy or his ogling may be part of a pattern of sexually compulsive behavior.