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Discipline – It’s What You Do

So, I talked a little bit before about Discipline and how I would handle, in one respect at least, punishments. I wanted to return to this topic because it is an important aspect of BDSM – it’s even part of the acronym. I certainly did not want to go very long without sharing some of my thoughts on Discipline, since my last discussion had focused on punishment so much. In BDSM, what is Discipline? Simply put, it is training. When we talk about training a submissive or training a slave, we are talking about Discipline. It encompasses all the rules that you set in place, the different protocols of your dynamic, and then what you use, positive and negative, to reinforce those protocols. When I have a submissive, I plan to have a very … Read entire article »

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You Bad, Bad Girl

I wanted to get back to my thoughts about Submission and Respect. I’ve been thinking about the Discipline aspect of BDSM a lot lately, and punishment in particular. This might be something I come back to more, but I wanted to get down a few thoughts. So, what is Discipline? Outside of a dictionary definition, it is what I think of as the formal aspects of BDSM and D/s dynamics. So making rules and enforcing them, behavioral training, defining etiquette and enforcing it, etc. And I know that is very simplistic, but again, this is something I plan to come back to.

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