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[Video Post] Define This! Punishment and Funishment

[Video Post] Define This! Punishment and Funishment

In this video series, I define terms that readers have asked me about! This one is the comparison of funishment and punishment. Do you have a term you’d like defined? Let me know.

1 comment Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: BDSM Glossary, Video Posts
Book Review: 50 Shades of Curious by Bo Blaze

Book Review: 50 Shades of Curious by Bo Blaze

Blaze put together “50 Shades of Curious” to teach those new into the lifestyle how to practice BDSM in a safe, sane, and consensual manner.

1 comment Posted by tequilarose | Posted in: BDSM Fundamentals, Beginner Basics, Reviews
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What is Primal Play?

A primal play scene may look like wrestling or even martial arts. There may be pressure points involved and even rope bondage, but the thing that sets primal play apart from other types is raw, emotional, sexual feelings displayed.

13 comments Posted by slavekathy | Posted in: BDSM Glossary

After the Scene is Over – Clean-up, Aftercare, and Check-Ins

Submissive Guide has a lot of resources on clean up, aftercare and check-ins that get lost in the archives. I’ve pulled together what I have here, as well as all over the web to make this a comprehensive post for all things “after the scene”. Bookmark it, share it, use it.

Comments Off Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Play and Sex, Safety

What is a Scene?

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 very commonplace word in BDSM discussions is the word ‘scene’ but rarely do we define what that is with novices. Also, experienced people take for granted some of [...]

3 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: BDSM Glossary

What are Red Flags?

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. When discussing potential dating partners or relationships it is often a common question to ask if there are any red flags about the person that you feel or have [...]

Comments Off Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: BDSM Glossary

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
Book Review: Playing Well with Others

Book Review: Playing Well with Others

This book by Lee Harrington and Mollena Williams is the quintessential guide for novices and seasoned players ready to enter the BDSM community. No other book like this exists so it’s a great addition to your personal kink library.

4 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Reviews

What is Boot Blacking?

One of the specialized talents that some submissives and slaves pick up is boot blacking. It holds its tradition in the leather community as an honorable service to a Dominant who is or has earned their leathers.

3 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: BDSM Glossary

What is Non-sexual Play?

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. If somebody said to you that they only wanted to have non-sexual play, how would you interpret this? Does it mean no intercourse but oral is ok? Does it [...]

Comments Off Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: BDSM Glossary

What are Brats and Smart-Assed Masochists?

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. brat: A “bratty” submissive has a reputation for talking back, being disrespectful or mildly disobedient. On the surface, this is a negative quality in a submissive; however, a certain amount of [...]

10 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: BDSM Glossary

What does “Checking In” During a Scene Mean?

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. Using a check in during a scene is a responsibility of the Dominant to make sure things are going as they should. Often times this is a simple, “are [...]

1 comment Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: BDSM Glossary

Acronyms, Abbreviations and Initialisms in BDSM Conversation

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. Oftentimes instead of writing out the words we abbreviate or create acronyms or groups of initials to say the same thing. Here is a list of the more common [...]

6 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: BDSM Glossary

What is Punishment?

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. Depending on who you talk to, punishment can mean different things. Some people have different meaning if you capitalize the P or if you don’t. Others use it synonymous with play. [...]

1 comment Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: BDSM Glossary

What is Protocol?

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. High protocol, moderate protocol, low protocol, even special protocol; these words are all used to describe something that seems mythical to many and commonplace for the few. So, what [...]

2 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: BDSM Glossary
What is a BDSM Bottom?

What is a BDSM Bottom?

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 person who receives spankings, floggings, or other forms of stimulation in situations which specifically exclude power exchange. For example, a masochist may be interested in receiving some kind of stimulation but [...]

1 comment Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: BDSM Glossary

What is a Collar?

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. Considered by some to be the greatest symbol of their surrender, a collar is the outward symbol of their status as someone’s property. Collars are worn to denote submissiveness [...]

1 comment Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: BDSM Glossary

What is a Contract?

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 contract is a written document between two or more parties. They are typically NOT legally binding. In a D/s relationship contracts are used to outline the specifics of [...]

5 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: BDSM Glossary
What is Discipline?

What is Discipline?

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. Discipline has two distinct definitions in relation to BDSM. Discipline is the part of training that is a preventative correction of behavior. You can undergo discipline to keep focused [...]

4 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: BDSM Glossary

The Difference Between Nude and Naked

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. There are a lot of words that we use in the vanilla world that have many different meanings and aren’t specific about which one we intend when we use [...]

Comments Off Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: BDSM Fundamentals
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