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Why Would Any Submissive Want to be Micromanaged?

Why Would Any Submissive Want to be Micromanaged?

Micromanagement is a training style where the Dominant has the deciding enforce on a lot of the minute details of a submissive’s routine.

4 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Beginner Basics, Newsletter Archive
Male Submission – Foot Fetish

Male Submission – Foot Fetish

A foot fetish is not necessarily related to submission, although for many guys the two combine well and there are a whole lot of varieties of activities and preferences for guys with a foot fetish.

11 comments Posted by ted_subby | Posted in: Male Submission, Play and Sex

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
What Everyone Ought to Know About Finding and Managing Limits

What Everyone Ought to Know About Finding and Managing Limits

When you are brand new to anything related to BDSM it is likely that you will not know many of your limits and that’s okay. Make sure you are prepared to share that information if you want to play, but also to stop as soon as you think you’ve reached a limit.

Comments Off Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Newsletter Archive, Play and Sex
“Becoming a Slave” Book Conflict and Questions

“Becoming a Slave” Book Conflict and Questions

I have been “asked” by the One I hope will someday be my Master to read “Becoming A Slave”. this book has presented a lot of problems for me in that now I am questioning slavery vs. bottoming.

Comments Off Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Ask Anything
Submissive Advent – Day 14: Don’t Be Afraid to Be Brave

Submissive Advent – Day 14: Don’t Be Afraid to Be Brave

Think about the fears you currently have about your submission, your role in your current relationship or within yourself.

4 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Advent Calendar
Conquer Me Book Club – Week 3

Conquer Me Book Club – Week 3

You’ve finished the book! I definitely want to know what you thought about it in the comments.

6 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Roundtable Discussions
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
Is It Possible to Live as a Slave 24/7?

Is It Possible to Live as a Slave 24/7?

The best I can hope for each day, every day is to serve Him faithfully and to the best of my abilities and to love Him unconditionally. I don’t lose sight of my place with Him, and we manage a 24/7 lifestyle just fine.

19 comments Posted by Guest Author | Posted in: Beginner Basics, Relationships

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
Book Review: Living M/s

Book Review: Living M/s

Seriously people, if you want to read about a real couple living as Master and slave and doing so successfully, happily and well then you definitely want to pick this one up.

8 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Reviews
You Are What You Read: What Got You Into BDSM and D/s?

You Are What You Read: What Got You Into BDSM and D/s?

Some people think it is to do with their nature from birth, others think it is how they are nurtured and what they experience in life. I think perhaps I am somewhere between the middle in my belief on that issue.

7 comments Posted by thisgirl | Posted in: Beginner Basics

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
Book Review: The Art of Slavery

Book Review: The Art of Slavery

it’s not a bad book. I would have liked to see more essays and the poetry was unnecessary. It’s not one I would say has to be on everyone’s bookshelf because you just don’t glean that much out of it. Those of us how have to read everything possible than it’s good to have, but I’d recommend borrowing it before spending the money on your own copy.

1 comment Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Reviews
The Value of a Slave

The Value of a Slave

One of my earliest fantasies, or dreams actually, was the idea of being owned by someone and I envisaged the whole notion of belonging to someone much more simple and much more ‘me’ than the concept of being obedient or submissive as such. I wanted to belong more than I wanted to obey. I am [...]

3 comments Posted by thisgirl | Posted in: Beginner Basics
The Wife vs The Slave: Similarities and Differences in the Relationship Roles

The Wife vs The Slave: Similarities and Differences in the Relationship Roles

Alternative lifestyles make some people nervous. Others believe that anyone who lives such a lifestyle must be sick, crazy, unbalanced, twisted, perverted, or even masochistic. Living a lifestyle choice such as Dominance/submission (D/s), Master/slave (M/s)—both can be considered as All or Total Power Exchange relationships (APE/TPE)— is not that different from marriage, yet society looks at them very differently. D/s or M/s are perversions. Marriage is a sacred institution.

17 comments Posted by Guest Author | Posted in: Beginner Basics
Book Review: The Compleat Slave

Book Review: The Compleat Slave

Being that I’m a reader of Jack Rinella via his weekly column that he sent out via a mailing list and I enjoy his essays on his website I was looking forward to reading one of his books. The book I chose to start with is The Compleat Slave – Creating and Living an Erotic [...]

2 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Reviews
Sub v. Slave: A Second Opinion

Sub v. Slave: A Second Opinion

This is a guest post by Beth, as she will tell you, she’s a 24/7 slave of 2 years and would like to express what she sees as the differences between sub and slave. If you would like to read Rayne’s opinion, you can do so on this post. First off I would like to introduce [...]

2 comments Posted by Guest Author | Posted in: Beginner Basics
What You Need To Know About Using Contracts to Negotiate a Relationship

What You Need To Know About Using Contracts to Negotiate a Relationship

When you get married, you have to legally sign a document attesting to your decision to be married. The legal document can come in many forms but most have a brief section about what each party declares for the union, how they will treat each other and how commitment will be displayed (change of names [...]

2 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Relationships, Rituals and Routines
Why BDSM is Not D/s

Why BDSM is Not D/s

This post is by Skylerpet. She’s written several other posts here for Submissive Guide. You can read more of her work on online submission and pet play here. BDSM and D/s. Some see it as the same, I seem them as two very different things. Here, I plan on explaining the how’s and why’s of [...]

7 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: BDSM Fundamentals
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