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A Lesson on The Importance of Online Safety from Kitty Thomas’ “Tender Mercies”

A Lesson on The Importance of Online Safety from Kitty Thomas’ “Tender Mercies”

There are a lot of risks that comes with meeting people online. Tequilarose shares a lesson she picked up from reading “Tender Mercies” by Kitty Thomas about online safety and abusive situations.

Comments Off Posted by tequilarose | Posted in: Beginner Basics, Safety
31 Days of Submissive Journaling – Day 15: Online Security and Anonymity, or Should You Share?

31 Days of Submissive Journaling – Day 15: Online Security and Anonymity, or Should You Share?

Don’t trust anyone. The internet is a scary place. I’m going to share with you by best advice on protecting yourself online when you create a blog and an online presence. Don’t create a blog without it!

Comments Off Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: 31 Days of Submissive Journaling, Beginner Basics
Meeting Someone Face to Face Is an Important Early Step in Online Dating

Meeting Someone Face to Face Is an Important Early Step in Online Dating

When looking for that compatible partner to spend your life with, determining face to face if they are attractive, how well you get along and many other factors is an important early step; even if you plan to continue discussions online after meeting.

Comments Off Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Beginner Basics, Newsletter Archive, Relationships
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
BDSM Basics – What Your First Date Might Look Like

BDSM Basics – What Your First Date Might Look Like

I’ll cover the non-play first date and the play on the first date …date.

1 comment Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: BDSM Fundamentals, Video Posts
Do You Make These Mistakes? Avoid Outing a Fellow BDSM Lifestyler

Do You Make These Mistakes? Avoid Outing a Fellow BDSM Lifestyler

There is one rule that breaking it is considered a cardinal sin in the world of BDSM-outing a fellow lifestyler. Doing such can have life changing effects on their vanilla life and the kinky life of the person who does the outing.

1 comment Posted by LaneyDoll | Posted in: Community
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
Rule #1 – Don’t Touch Anything Without Permission

Rule #1 – Don’t Touch Anything Without Permission

You’ll meet white collar, blue collar and poverty stricken people in the same room enjoying conversation with each other. But a select few people haven’t learned about spatial boundaries or that the number one rule in groups across the country and perhaps the world is that you don’t touch anyone or anything without permission.

5 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: BDSM Fundamentals, Community

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
Fainting, Headaches and Nausea: Facing Sudden Illness During Play/Scene Time

Fainting, Headaches and Nausea: Facing Sudden Illness During Play/Scene Time

When we play we have a chance that the blissful time we are experiencing will end well or may end suddenly from something unexpected. Yes we do everything we can to avoid having to stop play but when sudden illness takes hold the best thing is to stop and treat the problem.

5 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Play and Sex, Safety
Submission is Not All Sunshine and Puppies: The Realities of Submission

Submission is Not All Sunshine and Puppies: The Realities of Submission

If you’ve had a difficult time, or are struggling, I welcome you to write about it for Submissive Guide. Share with us your difficulties; we’ll understand and be there for you.

2 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Beginner Basics

Run Don’t Walk: Warning Signs of A Predator Dom/me Part 1

Part 1: Information Please! If you’re a new submissive this lifestyle may seem overwhelming at first. A submissive I know terms it ‘the new submissive smell’. Dom/mes sense ‘new blood’, and swarm like piranhas to interact with, play with or train the new submissive in the group. Dom/mes may contact you online or meet you [...]

6 comments Posted by nan {SL} | Posted in: Safety

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