Acceptance

There are so many different people, types of play, dynamics/relationships, and ways to live. I feel it is our responsibility to try our best not to judge others for living differently than we do. Also, by judging, you are stunting your own learning and could potentially make some enemies. In this community, it’s so important to keep an open mind, and to be open to other … [Read more...]

Slave Contracts v. 2017

This article might be the most important one you will ever read. Hyperbole? Maybe. But with the latest frenzy regarding sexual harassment, we should re-examine our “slave contracts” and try to make them as bulletproof as possible. (Disclaimer: I am not an attorney; this article was written with the help of a Harvard-educated lawyer. Since laws vary from jurisdiction to … [Read more...]

Submissive Dilemma

When speaking to relatively new submissives, I have found that many have been introduced to the lifestyle, or at least some of it, via “Fifty Shades.” And with a sequel in the works, chances are many more will be. Most subs have questions regarding the “slave contract” portion of the movie. Although, in the movie, a contract is offered rather suddenly, with little … [Read more...]

D/s Concepts that Work for Any Realtionship

I came across an article recently on a vanilla/mainstream psychology website. You can view the original article here, but basically it talks about doing relationship check-ins. The author advises couples to sit down on an annual basis and review their marriage – this article advises doing it alongside a professional, such as a therapist. She relates it to a performance … [Read more...]

Slave Contracts: Part One

“The elephant in the room.” You’ve heard that expression a million times. For us at Kink Weekly, the “elephant in the room” is Fifty Shades of Grey. It has brought a kinda-sorta BDSM consciousness to the masses; its effects, both good and bad, cannot be ignored. This article will not address the pros and cons of this film, but rather it will expand on one of the most … [Read more...]