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Simply Service eZine: May 2008

Simply Service eZine: May 2008

D/s e-Zine focused on Service, written by bootpig. This is the archive from May 2008. Topics include Productivity Tools, Is Slavery Real?, Rules of Bedding and more! Available in PDF format for free download.

Comments Off Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Service
Simply Service eZine: November 2006

Simply Service eZine: November 2006

D/s e-Zine focused on Service, written by bootpig. This is the archive from November 2006. Topics include Personal Responsibility in BDSM, The Role of Slavery in Modern Society, a Dominant’s View of Service and more! Available in PDF format for free download.

Comments Off Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Service
Safewords Are Not “Safe Words”

Safewords Are Not “Safe Words”

Playing comes with dangers and risks. Making sure you are going to be as safe as you wish to be is up to you. That’s where safewords come in.

1 comment Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Beginner Basics
[Video Post] Beginning BDSM: Using Safewords for Safe Play

[Video Post] Beginning BDSM: Using Safewords for Safe Play

A safeword is how you can protect yourself with a trusting partner.

Comments Off Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Beginner Basics, Video Posts
Keep Your Voice: Your Rights as a Submissive

Keep Your Voice: Your Rights as a Submissive

Here are some plain, matter of fact words of advice for new submissives. Don’t let Hollywood form your thoughts, get the real information!

10 comments Posted by kallista | Posted in: Personal Growth
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
4 Things You Should Not Put Up With Just Because He’s a Dominant

4 Things You Should Not Put Up With Just Because He’s a Dominant

Please consider the following situations as a wake up call if you are in a relationship where you’re feeling used or disrespected. Being a Dominant does not give them an automatic “be a dick” card.

4 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Beginner Basics
How To Ask for More Without Being a Pushy Submissive

How To Ask for More Without Being a Pushy Submissive

Submissive or not; once you’ve learned how to communicate effectively don’t settle for less.

2 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Beginner Basics, Relationships
Some of the Best Kept Secrets to Sub Drop Recovery

Some of the Best Kept Secrets to Sub Drop Recovery

There are things you can do to help you prevent some or all of the symptoms of sub drop. Taking care of yourself after you play is a personal responsibility that I wish more submissives would take upon themselves.

3 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Play and Sex
Single Submissives Need Personal Responsibility

Single Submissives Need Personal Responsibility

Knowing how to keep yourself safe and guard your vulnerability until you can expose it to the one you trust is a valuable trait.

Comments Off Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Beginner Basics, Newsletter Archive, Personal Growth
My Dominant is Struggling Emotionally, How Can I Help?

My Dominant is Struggling Emotionally, How Can I Help?

Even when things seem okay. He is constantly in the negative. He is not tending to His personal affairs at all & is under quite a bit of self-imposed, weight. I have my own room, which I love. However, I feel so lonely, neglected, etc. What can I do? He says I am impertinent, impetuous, & insolent. Yet, I feel like He wants me to Dom myself. I hope you can help.

Comments Off Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Ask Anything, Relationships
Are You A Reflection of Your Dominant?

Are You A Reflection of Your Dominant?

Kind, good-intentioned people say that submissives should be on their best behavior because they are the reflection of the Dominant who owns them. The personal responsibility of the submissive is all of a sudden not taken into account.

2 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Community, Personal Growth

Submitting Is Not Without Personal Responsibility

A common mistake that many submissives make is to assume that giving up control also means giving up the responsibility to themselves and to the situation. A submissive shares equal responsibility for any consequences – good or bad – that occur as a result of consensual play or activities.

8 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Play and Sex, Safety

For Consent to Count…ASSENT Has to Matter

I’ve been following an epic thread on consent for months now, watching sadly as many of the comments devolve into dangerously magical thinking and wishing somebody would speak up, and say “Whoa. There’s a point at which personal responsibility comes into play here.”

10 comments Posted by Guest Author | Posted in: Community, Safety
Single in the Scene Part I: Boundaries

Single in the Scene Part I: Boundaries

By setting our boundaries, we can ensure that we are navigating the ‘lifestyle’ waters as safely as possible. This is a personal responsibility that each of us have that is at its core about self preservation.

2 comments Posted by charmed blyss | Posted in: Beginner Basics, Mindset, Personal Growth
Who Has the Greatest Responsibility in a D/s Relationship?

Who Has the Greatest Responsibility in a D/s Relationship?

Every adult has some personal responsibilities that don’t go away just because you may be submissive in a D/s or M/s relationship.

1 comment Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Relationships

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