We have collected information from persons with various degrees of sexual attraction to smoking in potential partners. Data was collected through ‘The smoking fetish survey’, ‘The glasses fetish survey’ and ‘The breast, butt, and leg sex survey’. Over 3000 respondents took one of these surveys during almost 2 years of sampling. The study yielded very interesting results. In particular, we found that having a smoking mother is associated with a sexual attraction to smoking (see figure below). This result holds true for straight and gay/lesbian men and women alike (with an exception for bisexual women, among whom we see a similar association with having a smoking father).
This study has been just published in the Journal of Evolutionary Psychology.