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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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Why Can’t You Dominant Me?

I ran into a very interesting submissive online, and I had to share it here because … well because it ended up being a very good lesson for me to learn. Primarily, what to watch out for. The Set Up So, another Dominant asks her fellow female Dominants what specific challenges they face with submissives. I’m interested in this, since I have not chosen a submissive yet. It would be good to know the expectations a submissive will have of me as a female Dominant and what things can go wrong so that I can prepare. The Bait A submissive came in and declared the female Dominant to be a fairy tale because she had never met one who could effectively dominate her. Hook, Line and Stinker So, my first thought was that this was a submissive … Read entire article »

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