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Carnevale Contest 2021

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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2020 in Hindsight – Journal Prompt

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 […]

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New Chat Toys

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 […]

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Kinky Gifts – Journal Prompt

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 […]

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Psychological Characteristics of BDSM Practitioners

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 […]

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What Kind of Play? – Journal Prompt

On the Journaling Channel of chat, a prompt was offered by chrissa: Based on your current mood, what kind of play or scene would suit you? What are you craving to do or to be done to you? Whether it’s pure sex or sadomasochism or just cuddles and being told you’re a good girl. Share […]

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TheMasque STORE!

Dear friends, we are pleased to announce The Masque Network Shops! We have everything from clothing to bedding, jewelry to paddles. We feature Severus, Hermione, gorgeous artwork, literary humor, notecards, journals, and invitations for spankings. Join us in celebrating – and grab a few fun things for yourself and for friends. Where to find us? […]

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Addressing Trauma – Journal Prompt

On the Journaling Channel of chat, a prompt was offered by Ms Monster: Hey all. So I am going to post a meme here, but it is a thought provoking one. I thought this may lead to some interesting discussion. What are your thoughts? Have you or are you attempting to do so now? If […]

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Incorporating Rituals – Journal Prompt

On the Journaling Channel of chat, a prompt was offered by chrissa: Do you believe that incorporating rituals or daily tasks is something beneficial for you/something you’re interested in? If you have or previously had any, feel free to share what they were and how they impacted you and your dynamic. If you don’t, or […]