On the other hand, there are other things which act as turn-offs, depending on the person's preferences.
The response to an indication of sexual interest may be inhibited by issues of sexual morality.
An indication of sexual desire can be through physical intimacy, such as kissing, touching, embracing or nibbling the partner.
Mental engagement can also create sexual interest, such as flirting, talking, whispering or teasing.
Either or any of the sexual partners may indicate sexual interest and initiate foreplay, and the initiator may not be the active partner during the sexual activity.
The manual or oral touching of an erogenous zone may indicate sexual interest, as does an intimate kiss on the mouth, breasts, stomach, buttocks, back and inner thighs or other areas of the body.
A passionate or French kiss commonly indicates sexual interest, as does any removal of a partner's clothing.
Depending on the type and intensity of the relationship between the two people, the stimuli may involve indicating to the person in some subtle and romantic way that he or she has that desire or by provoking other erotic stimuli.
There are many potential stimuli, both physical, and/or mental which can cause a person to become sexually aroused, and which stimuli are invoked will depend on circumstances at a particular time.