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BDSM Myths You Need to Stop Believing, According to Kink Experts

December 29, 2021 11:59 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

There are some major myths about BDSM—stuff you should stop believing, if you listen to kink experts. By now, you probably know that 50 Shades is not an accurate depiction of most BDSM relationships, nor does every practitioner suffer from personality disorders or childhood trauma. Nevertheless, these misperceptions persist. BDSM is primarily a power exchange. That means that one partner consensually gives up control to another, who agrees to be the dominant partner. You might do this for various reasons, whether that’s “I have made 700 other decisions today and it’s your turn to be in charge,” or because you... View Article

The Psychology of BDSM: What Draws People to Kink?

December 15, 2021 11:59 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Why do people like BDSM? Whether you’re an avid fan or just intrigued by the possibilities, there are a lot of theories floating around. Some people worry that because their sex lives are anything but vanilla, there’s something “wrong” with them. Thankfully, that couldn’t be further from the truth. The psychology behind BDSM might surprise you, especially if your main introduction was 50 Shades of Grey, or you grew up believing that liking non-vanilla sex was a sign of childhood trauma. Psychologists believe that anywhere from 2 to upwards of 60 percent of people enjoy at least some BDSM practices,... View Article

Understanding and Setting BDSM Limits

November 25, 2021 9:57 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Whether you’re new to BDSM or an avid aficionado, you need to learn how to set limits. Setting limits in BDSM is not only a way to protect yourself, but you’ll protect your relationship, too. You don’t have to draw up an official “contract,” like you might have seen in 50 Shades of Grey, although some people do. However you put them out there, setting BDSM limits is important. Hard vs. soft limits The goal of having limits is to ensure that the submissive knows they can safely explore their desires, while the dominant partner knows where they can experiment... View Article

A Guide to Being a Submissive

November 11, 2021 9:56 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Whether you’ve already dipped your toes (or other body parts) into the world of BDSM, or you’ve always wanted to try it, there’s plenty to learn. Even the most ardent practitioners are always learning or trying something new. The first thing to decide is whether you’d prefer to be dominant or submissive. Here’s our guide to being a sub—try these tips to find out if being submissive is right for you. Why do people choose submission? There are dozens of reasons someone might choose to be a sub. The idea of giving up control in a “safe” environment is appealing... View Article

How BDSM Can Be Good for Your Health and Improve Your Relationship

October 28, 2021 11:00 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Chips, dips, chains, whips—that’s a good party, if you ask the 1980s movie Weird Science. But if you’re interested in BDSM as a general practice, you might be delighted to find out that it can actually improve your health and benefit your relationship as well. Here’s a closer look at how to find out whether BDSM is good for your health: Enjoy better communication: The hallmark of BDSM is that it requires excellent communication. Not only do you have to say, “Hey, I’m not so sure about that anal plug, I don’t think I’ll enjoy it,” but you also have... View Article

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