Originally Posted by Steinhauer
That has been exactly what I have been saying. Pedophilia is a compulsion, not an obsession. One must act on an obsession to be considered a pedophile ... or am I wrong?
yes you are wrong. pedophile means a person who is into pedophilia.
if one acts on pedophilia, one is considered as a child rapist/molester.
again - "pedophile" is not a legal word nor a criminal word for a person who is into pedophilia.