Acting out (dictionary)

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BoyWiki Dictionary: Acting out
transitive verb. psychological term, buzzword

¹ to perform a socially prohibited action in contrast to suppressing and managing the impulse to perform it.

² any behavior or expression of feelings which do not comply with the currently established social norms.


  • This term is frequently used to describe sex play between young children and same-sex relationships between youths under the legal age of consent, as well as boylove activism.