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Comments Off Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Community
‘Innocently’ Outing Fellow Lifestylers

‘Innocently’ Outing Fellow Lifestylers

Be mindful of the information you know about someone else that’s kinky. Sometimes, things can seem so very innocuous that information can ‘slip’ out casually – we may innocently drop in the ears of others. The fact is they either teeter on outing someone or can flat-out out someone.

Comments Off Posted by charmed blyss | Posted in: Community, Safety
7 Things I Wish I’d Known When I Was New to BDSM

7 Things I Wish I’d Known When I Was New to BDSM

There is always time for a bit of education and knowledge before exploration. It can keep you safe, it can make you more aware, it can keep you safe and it can be fun. What 7 things did I learn that I wish I had known a LONG time ago?

Comments Off Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Newsletter Archive, Personal Growth
Why SSC and RACK Are Both Important Safety Acronyms to Know

Why SSC and RACK Are Both Important Safety Acronyms to Know

The mantra “Safe, Sane, Consensual” (SSC) is probably one of the first things that someone new to the scene learns. RACK stands for two principles designed to give you the opportunity to move outside of your current comfort zones, into a place of interest.

1 comment Posted by kallista | Posted in: Beginner Basics
How to Start A New Local BDSM Group

How to Start A New Local BDSM Group

Are you looking for a local munch group and can’t find one? Learn how easy it is to start your own!

Comments Off Posted by Mrs. Darling | Posted in: Community
Tips For Those Struggling to Enter the Local BDSM Community

Tips For Those Struggling to Enter the Local BDSM Community

I understand. You don’t know anybody there. There are about a bajillion worst case scenarios that your brain has conjured up ever since you first desired to head out into the local community.

3 comments Posted by Mrs. Darling | Posted in: Beginner Basics, Community
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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
Stop Being So Hard on Yourself-The Importance of Accepting Who You Are

Stop Being So Hard on Yourself-The Importance of Accepting Who You Are

Are you wondering why you’re wired the way you are? There’s nothing wrong with questioning, but just make sure you don’t spend all your time questioning and not living.

4 comments Posted by tequilarose | Posted in: Beginner Basics, Mindset, Relationships
Coming Out As Kinky: Food for Thought

Coming Out As Kinky: Food for Thought

I am glad to help reduce the stigma surrounding kink. If you are considering coming out kinky, give this article a read.

2 comments Posted by andyiccee | Posted in: BDSM Fundamentals, Personal Growth, Relationships
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Finding Your Tribe-The Importance of the Kink Community

I realized there was a lot out there I was missing and how important it was to get involved in the local groups and to have mentors and other s-types that I could talk to about things.

5 comments Posted by tequilarose | Posted in: Relationships, Views & More...
Finding Love in the D/s Lifestyle

Finding Love in the D/s Lifestyle

The topic of love in regards to Lifestyle relationships is usually a pretty hot topic. Everyone has an opinion, thought, rule, or feeling about it.

3 comments Posted by charmed blyss | Posted in: Community, Mindset, Relationships, Service
A Mentoring Checklist: What to Expect in a Mentor

A Mentoring Checklist: What to Expect in a Mentor

I made the following printable chart which you can fill out and send to potential mentoring candidates to ensure clarity on both ends.

2 comments Posted by andyiccee | Posted in: Beginner Basics, 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
Stop Comparing Yourself With Others – My Submission Isn’t Better Than Yours

Stop Comparing Yourself With Others – My Submission Isn’t Better Than Yours

I know being competitive is a part of human nature, but the constant comparison of yourself to others doesn’t do anyone, especially you any good.

Comments Off Posted by tequilarose | Posted in: Beginner Basics, Relationships
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Your Kink is Not my Kink – Understanding Other People’s Kinks

We need to take a step forward and be less judgmental and open to other people’s kinks. Here’s a story of one such discrimination. Learn to support each other.

6 comments Posted by tequilarose | Posted in: BDSM Fundamentals, Beginner Basics

Where To Go to Find a Kinky or D/s Partner: The Big List

When you are ready for dating you might start with this list of places. I’ll do my best to list as many places as I can but I’m not currently dating so I may be rusty. I also can’t guarantee that these sites will work for you, but if you don’t try then you’ll never know.

13 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Newsletter Archive, Relationships
Where Can I Find Like-minded Friends w/ Herpes?

Where Can I Find Like-minded Friends w/ Herpes?

I have genital herpes, and it deters most people. Do you have any tips for a young woman looking for a group of like-minded kinksters?

Comments Off Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Ask Anything
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Is it Really a Bad Thing to be a Selfish Submissive?

I thought by not being selfish, I was going to be a better slave and I found out the hard way, that wasn’t true. You have to be selfish once and awhile to take care of yourself and to meet your own needs.

6 comments Posted by tequilarose | Posted in: Beginner Basics, Personal Growth, Relationships
Single in the Scene VII: The Unaccompanied slave

Single in the Scene VII: The Unaccompanied slave

Attending an event as a free slave doesn’t have to be a point of anxiety.

Comments Off Posted by charmed blyss | Posted in: Community, Mindset
Broken Vows: When Vanilla Marriage Falls Apart Because of Kink

Broken Vows: When Vanilla Marriage Falls Apart Because of Kink

Ending the marriage was one of the hardest decisions I had to face. I still loved him, he was a great guy and we had fun together. I don’t recommend divorce as the solution to all bedroom problems but let me share what steps we took before a divorce was my final solution.

41 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Relationships
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