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The 100/100 Rule: Why TPE Succeeds

The 100/100 Rule: Why TPE Succeeds

50/50 isn’t the balance of a TPE relationship. Each role gives 100%.

4 comments Posted by Mrs. Darling | Posted in: Relationships
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M/s and When Life Happens: Dealing With Health Challenges and Death

Illness and grief don’t have to be an experience that leaves the soul crushed and defeated, helping others hold on to the silver lining and lean into the light at the end of the tunnel no matter how bleak circumstances may seem.

4 comments Posted by charmed blyss | Posted in: Health and Beauty, Personal Growth, Relationships, Service
Learning To Be a 24/7 Submissive Is Like…

Learning To Be a 24/7 Submissive Is Like…

You practice, adapt and learn what works for you and discard the things that don’t. If you apply it to your everyday life, make it a part of you and don’t consider it an on/off switch, then you too can be 24/7.

1 comment Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Relationships
24/7: Long Term Relationships

24/7: Long Term Relationships

Not so simply, it usually means the desire for lifetime commitment or a relationship with many or most of the same attributes that are familiar to all of us in its vanilla counterpart – the marriage.

2 comments Posted by Guest Author | Posted in: Relationships
Transitioning from Part Time to Full Time D/s: How to Work Through the Challenges

Transitioning from Part Time to Full Time D/s: How to Work Through the Challenges

From the Submissive Guide Newsletter 2/01/14 It’s common for relationships that are D/s in nature to start out in the bedroom and then slowly move to fill part or all of your life. But the daunting task of adjusting to that transition is enough to scare people away from ever doing it or from maintaining [...]

Leave a comment Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Newsletter Archive, Relationships
The Myth of the 24/7 Submissive Mindset (and Why So Many of Us Struggle)

The Myth of the 24/7 Submissive Mindset (and Why So Many of Us Struggle)

from the Submissive Guide Newsletter 10/12/13 I’ve noticed a lot of questions in FetLife recently (and almost always) about how to maintain the mindset in a 24/7 relationship. I’ve not responded to these there because I’ve created this article as my reply. The advice that the people have received may or may not help them. [...]

Ask lunaKM – Weakness and Triggers, 24/7 Start and Incompatibility

Ask lunaKM – Weakness and Triggers, 24/7 Start and Incompatibility

Dear lunaKM, I am new to the Submissive role and BDSM in general. To make a long story short I am finally with my best friend from high school 10 years later, after being through a hellish marriage for 5 years and a physically abusive relationship before that…I love my now boyfriend and he is [...]

3 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Ask Anything
When Your Owner’s Home Grows: The Impact of Having Additional Live-in Dominants and submissives

When Your Owner’s Home Grows: The Impact of Having Additional Live-in Dominants and submissives

To look at perhaps a more advanced topic that also does not get a lot of play when we are speaking about those of us in 24/7 service arrangements with children present; this month we are going to talk about Homes with multiple s-types and D-types. By far and away not a common arrangement, there [...]

2 comments Posted by malak Briar-rose | Posted in: Relationships
Single in the Scene Part IV: Petitioning

Single in the Scene Part IV: Petitioning

This series is written from the perspective that being single in the Lifestyle affords one the opportunity to do some soul-searching, learning, and defining in order to be better equipped to transition into a suitable and desirable relationship in due time. Read - Part I: Boundaries,  Part II: Service, Part III: Slave Resume. So, now that [...]

Is The Influx of Bossy Newbies Killing Old School Traditions?

Is The Influx of Bossy Newbies Killing Old School Traditions?

My question is not so much specifically for a submissive, to be honest, i don’t know where to go about this. But after all i have read from you, Luna, i respect your opinions & views & thought you would be best to ask. I have noticed that in the last few years, so many [...]

3 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Ask Anything, Community
Rules for the Working Sub

Rules for the Working Sub

When you’re working full time in a professional field, the desire to submit can be impeded by a good number of obstacles. As a submissive who balances my full-time employment with my submissive role, one of my chief concerns will always be finding a way to please my dominant while maintaining a strong professional image [...]

3 comments Posted by kallista | Posted in: Beginner Basics
7 Signs You are Compatible With a Prospective Dominant

7 Signs You are Compatible With a Prospective Dominant

When you are looking for a Dominant for the first, or last, time you have a few reasons to wonder if the person you see is compatible with you. After all, you don’t want to spend a lot of time getting to know someone if they are not going to be your perfect, or almost [...]

4 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Relationships
Male Submission – The Worm

Male Submission – The Worm

As the first in a series of articles focusing on male submission, this article presents thoughts about one of the archetypes of male submission, the “worm.” Men and women are different, of course, and in some cases that goes beyond the obvious physical characteristics. Almost all of the articles on The Submissive Guide are valid [...]

13 comments Posted by ted_subby | Posted in: Male Submission
Bootblacking and Why I Love It

Bootblacking and Why I Love It

This is a guest post by Red Vinyl Kitty. You can read about her life as a slave kitty at Sub Mission. I was approached by LunaKM a few months ago to write a guest post for her blog.  I do not usually do guest posts, but she wanted me to write one about my [...]

1 comment Posted by Guest Author | Posted in: Talents and Skills

Research Page: 24/7 Slavery

When I research a topic I tend to come up with a lot of links to places that have valuable information. These research pages are a storehouse of those resources that crossed my path. I hope they help you in your own study. Web Links Living the Lifestyle 24/7 10 Principles for Healthy 24/7 D/s [...]

3 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Research Pages
Is Your Heart Truly In It? – Fulfilling Submission Needs Desire

Is Your Heart Truly In It? – Fulfilling Submission Needs Desire

I’m going to take a bit of liberty in my assumption here, but bear with me for a moment. When you first learn about submission and what it might entail it is likely you are learning about bedroom submission and the pleasures of serving the sexual and sensual needs of your partner. Oftentimes these submissives [...]

27 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Mindset
BDSM and Submission: The Five Precepts of Service

BDSM and Submission: The Five Precepts of Service

This is a guest post by Shahjahani. She is a personal friend of mine and a fantastic educator. I originally heard of these precepts when speaking of death and dying.  I elaborated on them then to help myself understand my place in the death and dying process. I shared my thoughts back then with those that [...]

5 comments Posted by Guest Author | Posted in: Personal Growth
Conquer Me Book Club – Week 3

Conquer Me Book Club – Week 3

You’ve finished the book! I definitely want to know what you thought about it in the comments. The last chapters were excellent as far as working through surrender, negotiation, discussing abuse, 24/7 living and staying on track. I think these chapters had more bulk to them than previous ones as far as necessary content. Here [...]

6 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Roundtable Discussions
How Love Feeds Service in a D/s Relationship

How Love Feeds Service in a D/s Relationship

From the Submissive Guide Newsletter 6/2/12 It is true that we are newlyweds and we do all the newlywed sort of things that you’d expect to see; the hand holding, overt affection in public, lovey eyes and little giggling grins.  What you may not see is that we’ve actually been together for 8 years and [...]

2 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Newsletter Archive, Relationships
The Internal and External Struggles of a Submissive

The Internal and External Struggles of a Submissive

From the Submissive Guide Newsletter 4/21/12 Submission definitely isn’t easy. No matter what direction your journey takes you will have moments where struggle and strife  challenge you to continue your submission. I’m a bit hesitant to say that it’s common to struggle as a submissive, but I do know that a lot of what I [...]

6 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Newsletter Archive, Personal Growth
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