On the Journaling Channel of chat, a prompt was offered by chrissa: What is a “real submissive” or a “real dominant”? Some additional information: Often times people put qualifiers on what it means to be real in this community. Examples of some stereotypes I’ve heard since joining the lifestyle (not necessarily directed at me, just […]
On the Journaling Channel of chat, a prompt was offered by chrissa: Does correction/punishment play a part in your dynamic? If you aren’t currently in a dynamic, is that something you expect or hope to be in place? Why or why not? As a submissive, what does correction do for you? How do you view […]
In-depth research suggests BDSM practitioners can experience altered states of consciousness that can be therapeutic. JAIMEE BELL16 February, 2021 for Big Thinkhttps://bigthink.com/sex-relationships/bdsm-submissive-therapy-benefits?rebelltitem=1#rebelltitem1 BDSM is an acronym encompassing a variety of sexual practices that include: bondage/discipline, dominance/submission, and sadism/masochism. The practice of BDSM usually consists of partners taking on specific roles in which one partner is […]
On the Journaling Channel of chat, a prompt was offered by chrissa: What is one area of BDSM that you’d like to explore that maybe you haven’t before? Answer here, in chat, or even on your own journal.
CARNEVALE! This year, again, we do something different. This year, Carnevale is in celebration of The BDSM Garden. Instead of fiction stories, we will be writing articles to be posted on The Garden website. This year is a quality plus quantity contest. In general, in an article, please explain the “who, what, when, where, how […]
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On the Journaling Channel of chat, a prompt was offered by chrissa: Looking back on 2020, where are some areas you’ve grown in despite the challenges? As we look towards a new year, what goals do you have for yourself or your dynamic – relating to BDSM or D/s? Sleepmonger replied: runs his fingers through […]
Serrian and MsMonster have led the charge on setting up new “vanity” chat tags to self-label relationships, dynamic styles, personality labels. The how-to is easy. After requesting a role in chat in the #role-request channel, go back to the #info-and-rules channel and look over the icons and roles listed. For the labels that you’d like […]
On the Journaling Channel of chat, a prompt was offered by Sleepmonger Happy holidays! Have you spotted the perfect journal to send to your special someone to record their thoughts about you while you’re apart? Found the perfect rubber kitchen spatula clearly designed for butts to send to the husband of a mother in law […]
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1743609515304471Andreas A.J.WismeijerPhD*Marcel A.L.M.van AssenPhD†*Department of Clinical Psychology, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands†Department of Methodology and Statistics, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands Available online 16 December 2015. Abstract Introduction It has been generally thought that the practice of bondage-discipline, dominance-submission, sadism-masochism (BDSM) is in some form associated with psychopathology. However, several more recent studies suggest a […]