BDSM Basics

10 Common Myths and Stereotypes in BDSM

There are many myths and stereotypes that I always hear circulating about BDSM. Quite frequently, I hear them from disgruntled clients or potential clients. Other times, I hear them from people looking in on BDSM from the outside, with no experience with alternative sexual lifestyles. The most disheartening though is when I hear them circulating […]

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BDSM Basics

Negotiations and Consent in BDSM

Why Negotiation is Essential In my previous post on BDSM Basics for Beginners, I mentioned the fact that all BDSM encounters involve negotiations and consent. To ensure that everyone can provide informed consent to the activity, this must occur before every scene. This is a critical topic that seems so simple and yet can cause […]

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BDSM Basics

BDSM 101 – The Basics

BASIC BDSM TERMINOLOGY   What is BDSM? BDSM is an acronym that stands for; bondage and discipline, dominance and submission, sadism and masochism, respectively. Bondage – the state of being a slave, a sexual practice that involves the tying up or restraining of one partner Discipline – the practice of training people to obey rules or a code […]

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