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6 Important Activities to Include in Your Aftercare Routine

6 Important Activities to Include in Your Aftercare Routine

One of the things that I think many practiced people of the BDSM community pride themselves on is their ability to positively follow up sex. We like to throw around the word “after care” like it’s vernacular rather than jargon—the way that we also generally assume having a first aid kit with a pair of [...]

Leave a comment Posted by kallista | Posted in: Play and Sex
Ask lunaKM – How Can I Manage Sub Drop in a Long Distance Relationship?

Ask lunaKM – How Can I Manage Sub Drop in a Long Distance Relationship?

I’m sure you have addressed this… But would you be willing to give some advice on sub drop in long distance relationships? I have been with my Dom 7 months and he is wonderful, amazing, and perfect at after care, but there still is the emotional sub drop after play. Thank you for any advice you can [...]

2 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Beginner Basics
How Do I Ask for More Aftercare?

How Do I Ask for More Aftercare?

I have experienced sub drop for the first time. I’ve felt down after play but never like this. My dom and I met on Fetlife, and I am his second sub- the other is his best friend.  We all get on really well, and he is super attentive, but I still worry about being an [...]

2 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Ask Anything, Beginner Basics, Safety
Sub Drop Madness – Submissive Meditation Monday

Sub Drop Madness – Submissive Meditation Monday

I’m devoting this Monday to meditation, reflection and devotion to submission. I hope to select topics that will get you thinking differently about some part of your life or submission and then just maybe grow a little bit further. If you have ideas for topics that might work for a Meditation Monday, please email me. With [...]

1 comment Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Beginner Basics, Play and Sex

How to Care for Bruises and More BDSM Play Recovery Tips

If there’s one topic that comes up time and again on this blog, in readers’ emails to me and online forums is how do you care for bruises and other physical and emotional reminders of play? Since 2009 when I started writing this site I’ve returned to this topic time and again with interesting and [...]

Leave a comment Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Play and Sex

Research Page: Sub Drop

The multitude of essays and articles and blog posts I go through when I’m researching a topic rarely get shared with all of you, but no more. I’m opening up my research pages and sharing with you my searches for content on a specific topic so that you too can make your own opinions and [...]

2 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Research Pages
Caring for Yourself After a Scene: Self-Aftercare

Caring for Yourself After a Scene: Self-Aftercare

Aftercare is an important part of recovery from play for many people. It is most common to experience a drop in emotions and energy after play from within hours to even days later. All too often it becomes a necessity to take care of yourself after a play session because your top was just visiting [...]

35 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Health and Beauty, Play and Sex

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