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Our Ceremony of Roses, Vow Renewal, and Re-collaring

Our Ceremony of Roses, Vow Renewal, and Re-collaring

There are a lot of people curious about collaring ceremonies and the such, and since we had a pretty open Ceremony of Roses, I have decided to share the ceremony itself.

Comments Off Posted by Mrs. Darling | Posted in: Relationships, Rituals and Routines
The Training Collar

The Training Collar

Thoughts of a training collar occur when the Dominant and submissive have grown much more serious and that they are actively bonding and attaching to each other with considerations of a potentially long-term full-time relationship.

Comments Off Posted by Guest Author | Posted in: Beginner Basics
Transformed: How Power Exchange Changed Us For The Better

Transformed: How Power Exchange Changed Us For The Better

We called the marriage counselor as a last-ditch effort to resuscitate “us” and it was the first move towards the life I had never imagined but somehow of which I had still always dreamt.

1 comment Posted by Mrs. Darling | Posted in: Personal Growth, Relationships
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M/s and When Life Happens: Unexpected Happenings

When it comes to the Lifestyle we don’t want ‘life’ happening all over our fantasies, planned event schedules, and our perfectly kink based relationships.

2 comments Posted by charmed blyss | Posted in: Mindset, Personal Growth, Relationships, Service
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
One is Silver and the Other Gold: The Importance of Friends

One is Silver and the Other Gold: The Importance of Friends

There’s something about friendship and support that feeds me in a way nothing else can. I find friendship important.

Comments Off Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Beginner Basics
Thoughts on Isolation and Feeling Alone

Thoughts on Isolation and Feeling Alone

The more isolated I am, the more isolated I want to be. The more I rely on Master to satisfy any needs I have, the less I want anyone or anything to interfere with that.

6 comments Posted by Guest Author | Posted in: Beginner Basics, Personal Growth
8 Ways You Might Be a “Doormat” Submissive and How to Stop

8 Ways You Might Be a “Doormat” Submissive and How to Stop

Let’s not confuse the traits of a loving, unselfish and sacrificing submissive with a doormat. Here are some questions you must ask yourself.

Comments Off Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Beginner Basics, Newsletter Archive
Submitting in a Long Distance Relationship: Introduction

Submitting in a Long Distance Relationship: Introduction

Since the popularization of cyberspace, the practitioners of the community have been locked in a stalemate debate: do long distance D/s relationships really work? There are a great many arguments for and against the validity of long distance relationships—many of which are compelling in one way or another.

11 comments Posted by kallista | Posted in: Beginner Basics, Online Submission
Having Enough Love for More than Just One Partner

Having Enough Love for More than Just One Partner

Being in a polyamorous relationship is about sharing my entire being with someone else other than just Daddy. Yes, being in a polyamorous relationship isn’t easy and takes a lot of work, but if all people involved are willing to make the relationship work, then it can work.

2 comments Posted by tequilarose | Posted in: Relationships
Rules for the Working Sub

Rules for the Working Sub

It was difficult to find any information about balancing my professional life with my submissive desires, so this article is dedicated to the people who, like me, wish to explore the D/s relationship dynamic and continue to work in the professional world.

3 comments Posted by kallista | Posted in: Beginner Basics
This is Not a Game – BDSM is My Life

This is Not a Game – BDSM is My Life

I feel that there are so many who come into the lifestyle and do not realize what being a slave or submissive really entails. They come into the lifestyle having a certain expectation, a certain fantasy, but once they really get their feet wet, they realize it’s nothing that they expected.

1 comment Posted by tequilarose | Posted in: Beginner Basics, Community
The Ring and the Collar: A Personal Opinion on the Symbolism of a Collar

The Ring and the Collar: A Personal Opinion on the Symbolism of a Collar

To me, the collar around my neck, the weight of the steel is the only thing I need to know that Daddy loves me and will forever hold more weight than a ring on my finger or a piece of paper from a government office

8 comments Posted by tequilarose | Posted in: Relationships
How to Plan a Formal Collaring Ceremony

How to Plan a Formal Collaring Ceremony

Receiving your collar is a special occasion for many submissives and slaves. For some, this time means a celebration of your relationship and the commitment that is about to happen. A formal collaring ceremony is what came about because of this need.

7 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Relationships
The Ready-Made Submissive

The Ready-Made Submissive

A submissive, according to Webster’s Dictionary, is yielding, obedient, compliant, humble, and modest. I am sure these are all things that you have thought and seen in your own submissiveness. If you have not, then, perhaps it is time. None of those words mean doormat though.

2 comments Posted by LadySneak | Posted in: Beginner Basics

What is a Collar? What Does it Mean to be Collared?

This post is part of an effort to provide a glossary for novice submissives of words commonly seen across this site and in the BDSM community. A common question with novices is what is being collared, what does it mean? Is it like a wedding ring or something more? Something different altogether? First, some basic [...]

22 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: BDSM Glossary
Adding The Second Submissive – Branching Out Into Poly Relationships For The First Time

Adding The Second Submissive – Branching Out Into Poly Relationships For The First Time

Adding another to a once closed relationship has been a learning experience and one that I’m sure I have more to explore and understand. For now I think we are on a path to even more happiness than I could have imagined.

11 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Newsletter Archive, Relationships
Solo Coaching – Schedule Meetings With Yourself

Solo Coaching – Schedule Meetings With Yourself

We are going to work on developing quality time for the most important person in your life, you. Once it’s written in your schedule it gives it greater importance.

Comments Off Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Personal Growth
What Does It Mean to be Collared?

What Does It Mean to be Collared?

What does it mean to be collared? It can mean many things to many different people. For some it is a new beginning in a journey. For others it is a step in the training process. It all depends on the Dominant you are with. For every Dominant has a different way of doing things.

32 comments Posted by LadySneak | Posted in: Relationships
What is Kajira?

What is Kajira?

I am Kajira. I am a slave. First off that makes me a tool to be used at my Master’s every whim. Whether that is for sexual pleasure, for comfort, for massage, or just to sit in position as commanded.

7 comments Posted by Guest Author | Posted in: Beginner Basics
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