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Book Review: Broken Toys: Submissives with Mental Illness and Neurological Dysfunction

Book Review: Broken Toys: Submissives with Mental Illness and Neurological Dysfunction

There are a lot of us in the lifestyle who deal with mental illness or a type of neurological dysfunction. There are numerous groups on Fetlife and articles on the Internet dealing with being in a power exchange relationship when having a mental illness. Unfortunately, there aren’t that many sources about being in a power [...]

Leave a comment Posted by tequilarose | Posted in: Reviews
Ask lunaKM – Overcoming the Fear of Being Triggered to Open a Dialogue

Ask lunaKM – Overcoming the Fear of Being Triggered to Open a Dialogue

Dear lunaKM, In a nutshell, my question is, how do I know if my masochistic tendencies come from a safe place? My Dom and I have both struggled with mental illness , and as such he has never felt comfortable with anything rougher than biting or hair pulling. However, we have never really talked about [...]

Leave a comment Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Ask Anything, Relationships
Ask Anything | Subdrop and Mental Illness Concerns

Ask Anything | Subdrop and Mental Illness Concerns

I’m preparing for my first public scene and I’m concerned about subdrop. I’m already have the diagnosis of Bipolar, suffer depressive phrases and I’m unpartnered. I’m reading about an Aftercare kit and I will be taking one. Any advise would be much appreciated.   Greetings, I know many people with Bipolar and other mental illnesses [...]

Leave a comment Posted by SehAnru | Posted in: Ask Anything
Kink and Mental Health: Can “sub drop” be a trigger?

Kink and Mental Health: Can “sub drop” be a trigger?

On the subject of sub drop and mental health issues, Aletheia asked: I have suffered from clinical depression since early adolescence, if not childhood.  I’ve been on medication for ten years, and rarely feel depressed anymore.  My mentor suggested that I might want to avoid heavy or intense play, as she suspects that with my [...]

5 comments Posted by Rayne Millaray | Posted in: Beginner Basics
Kink and Mental Health: Real Emotion v. Mental Illness

Kink and Mental Health: Real Emotion v. Mental Illness

This is the second installment in my Kink and Mental Health series.  For a little background on my experience with mental health issues, please read the first. I have a tendency to think every tiny mishap I go through is the end of the world. “Oh my god.  I just spilled a cup of sand [...]

4 comments Posted by Rayne Millaray | Posted in: Beginner Basics, Community

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