Hard Limits

One of the most exciting things about BDSM is “pushing limits.” I have written articles here on kinkweekly.com regarding boredom – that even BDSM can get boring. But “pushing limits” seems to be a wonderful anti-boredom prescription. In many D/s relationships, what was once a hard limit often becomes a favorite activity. D/s relationships are fluid, not static, interactions. … [Read more...]

Integrity – the Key to Trust in Kink Relationships

Eve Marie shot by Danny Stygion To reach the most potent depths of power-exchange requires the highest level of personal integrity. Aspiring to the highest level of integrity is critical to deepening trust and connection with a partner. I define integrity as having the intention and commitment to be responsible, accountable, risk-aware, actively listening, … [Read more...]

The Punishment Dilemma

Dirk Hooper Professional Photography-http://www.DirkHooper.com Last week I answered a submitted question. It proved popular so I will answer another BDSM question – this one from a discussion at the legendary Los Angeles dungeon, the  Lair deSade. “I am a new Domme and have been trying to learn as much as possible. One thing truly baffles me. If I find a submissive … [Read more...]

Healthy Dominance

 www.voxart9.com I have noticed there are a lot of new individuals in the community that seem to be unclear about what a D type really is. A lot of these individuals are also unaware of the responsibilities that come with being any rendition of a D type. Being a Dominant entails so much more than just telling people what to do and getting your fantasies met by doing … [Read more...]

Sensual Bondage

www.voxart9.com When discussing BDSM play techniques, we frequently talk about floggers, canes and whips. But, there is a softer, and equally important, part of BDSM that is often overlooked. And that is the art of sensual bondage. It might not be as dramatic, but it is sexy, beautiful and often just as thrilling as the most edgy of edge play. For many submissives, … [Read more...]