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Play Nice: Some Notes on Scene Etiquette and Leather Protocol (Part 5 of 7) – Flagging, Symbols, and Rituals

In this part of Ambrosio’s series, you learn all about Flagging, the Hanky code and Symbols or Rituals you can use to identify others interested in similar kinks and power exchange styles.

Comments Off Posted by Guest Author | Posted in: Rituals and Routines
5 Ways Rituals Enhance Your Relationship with Yourself and Your Dynamic

5 Ways Rituals Enhance Your Relationship with Yourself and Your Dynamic

Every relationship can be enhanced by ritual and also every person in the exchange can get something from ritual. It’s not hard to get started either.

1 comment Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Newsletter Archive, Rituals and Routines

Build Self-Esteem through Grooming Rituals: Series Intro

When you’re being asked to put your body on display for various purposes, having a low self-esteem or an unhappy body image can be detrimental to how you conduct yourself in and out of play.

2 comments Posted by kallista | Posted in: Personal Growth
Connecting With Your Dominant While They Are Away

Connecting With Your Dominant While They Are Away

Things you can do to feel closer to your Dominant and help fuel the connection you have when they can not be with you.

3 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Beginner Basics, Relationships
Enhance Your Sex and BDSM Play with Rituals in the Bedroom

Enhance Your Sex and BDSM Play with Rituals in the Bedroom

If you’ve ever thought that ritual and meditation was for full-time submissives only or those in committed relationships then you haven’t broadened your thinking enough. It’s not just the full-time “lifestyle” submissives that can benefit from rituals, rules, and protocols in their lives. Submissives that dabble in the bedroom only have a lot they can do to enhance their experience in play and sex with their partner.

1 comment Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Personal Growth
Working to Develop Personal Rituals

Working to Develop Personal Rituals

Creating a personal ritual that will work for your submission doesn’t require some how-to book or any sort of religious calling. Anyone can create a meaningful ritual that works for them.

3 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Rituals and Routines
The Role of a Collar in a Long Distance D/s Relationship

The Role of a Collar in a Long Distance D/s Relationship

Wearing a collar is not just a way to signify to myself and others that I have given myself to another person, it’s a way to comfort myself when I’m feeling alone and to reassure myself on the days when I don’t feel actively submissive.

2 comments Posted by kallista | Posted in: Beginner Basics, Online Submission
Is Submission a Need?

Is Submission a Need?

The issue is I feel like I have a need to submit. It’s not just fun for me; I crave it on every aspect, not just sexually. Is this normal? How can I explain to my girlfriend that our sporadic play is fun, but I need more rules and structure?

1 comment Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Ask Anything
Telling the Difference Between a Ritual and a Protocol

Telling the Difference Between a Ritual and a Protocol

Rituals and protocols can add richness, structure and even a little fun to a D/s relationship. Knowing the difference between the two can help the submissive better understand the desires and intentions of the dominant, and to be more pleasing when performing them.

1 comment Posted by slavekathy | Posted in: Rituals and Routines

SGBHC #10 | Review a Submissive Guide eBook

Welcome everyone to the Submissive Guide Blog Hop Challenge (SGBHC)!  I am so thrilled to see you here!  First, the challenge… Submissive Challenge #10 Review a Submissive Guide eBook Pick out one of the 3 free ebooks available on the site and review it. Share what you do and don’t like about it and how you [...]

4 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Reviews
Fictional Stories of Male Submission

Fictional Stories of Male Submission

I have read several hundred fictional stories of male submission and here are my favorite stories and authors in no particular order.

6 comments Posted by ted_subby | Posted in: Male Submission
SGBHC #9 | Your Favorite Submissive Ritual

SGBHC #9 | Your Favorite Submissive Ritual

Welcome everyone to the Submissive Guide Blog Hop Challenge (SGBHC)!  I am so thrilled to see you here!  First, the challenge… Submissive Challenge #9 Favorite Submissive Ritual Do you have a ritual that reminds you of your submission or your relationship dynamic each and every time you do it? How did it get started? What does [...]

6 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Rituals and Routines
Massage as Ritual

Massage as Ritual

It can be a hand rub, a back rub or a full body massage. The ritual part is that it’s done regularly and with reverence to the act. It becomes a special moment in time for you and your partner. You get to absorb yourself in your service and they get to receive a relaxing massage.

1 comment Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Newsletter Archive, Rituals and Routines

Submissive Guide Blog Hop Challenge #9 | Your Favorite Submissive Ritual

One of the things that people love most about this site is gaining new knowledge and viewpoints.  I have taken it upon myself to organize a day to take place once a month that will encourage bloggers to challenge themselves and explore their submissive choices! Read all the important guidelines  and FAQ on the Blog Hop [...]

2 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Rituals and Routines
What Does It Mean to be Collared?

What Does It Mean to be Collared?

What does it mean to be collared? It can mean many things to many different people. For some it is a new beginning in a journey. For others it is a step in the training process. It all depends on the Dominant you are with. For every Dominant has a different way of doing things.

32 comments Posted by LadySneak | Posted in: Relationships
How to Use the “30 Days” Memes Effectively to Maximize Submissive Growth

How to Use the “30 Days” Memes Effectively to Maximize Submissive Growth

What if I were to tell you that you could learn a lot more about yourself by asking one simple question after you answer these? Sure it means more work, but the thoughts and understanding that you could gain from playing a game or meme to the fullest could have some personal benefit. And who wouldn’t want to expand and grow in submission?

5 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Newsletter Archive, Personal Growth
Ritual Ideas: High Tea, Japanese Tea Ceremony and Formal Dining

Ritual Ideas: High Tea, Japanese Tea Ceremony and Formal Dining

I have worked to gather online and other resources that may help you learn more about some of the more common forms of formal ceremony that submissives gravitate towards, High Tea, Japanese Tea Ceremony, and Formal Dining.

1 comment Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Rituals and Routines
A Day in the Life: fuzzyP

A Day in the Life: fuzzyP

This is a guest post by fuzzyP for the Day in the Life Series.

3 comments Posted by Guest Author | Posted in: Male Submission
…And Along Came Baby: Parenting and Submission

…And Along Came Baby: Parenting and Submission

When I found out that I was pregnant, many people just assumed that we would drop the majority of our lifestyle to focus on family rearing. Nothing could be further from the truth!

18 comments Posted by malak Briar-rose | Posted in: Beginner Basics, Relationships
5 Ways to Reset Your “Feel Submissive” Button

5 Ways to Reset Your “Feel Submissive” Button

Submission – it’s hard work. For the 24/7 types it’s an all the time thing. So what happens if you wake up one day and you don’t feel like submitting?

4 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Mindset, Newsletter Archive
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