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Reflections of You

Friday had a few head-desk moments for me. You know those moments. You read, watch, or listen to something that makes you just want to hit your head on a desk because you cannot believe anyone would be so – well, so whatever sets you off. It did help me to realize something important, though, in a way that I had not considered before. Because as it went on, I was thinking to myself – self, it would be great if I could contact this person’s D-type to let him/her know how – well. I would say that she was confused, but that does not cut it. We are talking about a level of miscommunication and stubborn refusal to receive information that is, quite frankly, disturbing to see in anyone. The moment … Read entire article »

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Philosophy of BDSM

I think everyone has their own philosophy about what BDSM is – beyond the make up of the acronym and the what/how-tos of those things. I know I have touched on my own philosophy in discreet ways, related to my thoughts on Dominance and submission, things like that. I thought it might be a good time to give a more holistic philosophy, though, on what BDSM is, in my world view anyway. Why Philosophy Matters It is fine to dabble in things, to have a brushing interest or want to pick out things to help flavor and spice the rest of your life. We do that with all sorts of things. When we have those passing interests and light fancies, however, we rarely take the time to think on what is happening … 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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