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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
The Ring and the Collar: A Personal Opinion on the Symbolism of a Collar

The Ring and the Collar: A Personal Opinion on the Symbolism of a Collar

To me, the collar around my neck, the weight of the steel is the only thing I need to know that Daddy loves me and will forever hold more weight than a ring on my finger or a piece of paper from a government office

8 comments Posted by tequilarose | Posted in: Relationships
Book Review: Playing Well with Others

Book Review: Playing Well with Others

This book by Lee Harrington and Mollena Williams is the quintessential guide for novices and seasoned players ready to enter the BDSM community. No other book like this exists so it’s a great addition to your personal kink library.

4 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Reviews
Submissive Advent – Day 15: Our Needs Reclaimed

Submissive Advent – Day 15: Our Needs Reclaimed

Being submissive, we often forget that our needs are important and may even push them aside so that we can focus only on pleasing our Dominant partners.

2 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Advent Calendar
Collars and More: Symbols of Ownership in a D/s Relationship

Collars and More: Symbols of Ownership in a D/s Relationship

After my last post on value which was about ownership and the transaction where my Master ‘bought’ me, someone emailed me to enquire about further ways ownership can be demonstrated and felt by the two people concerned. It really is a very personal thing. What means ownership to me might not be the same as [...]

7 comments Posted by thisgirl | Posted in: Beginner Basics
What are Dress Protocols?

What are Dress Protocols?

I had a question sent to me via YouTube asking me about for information about dress protocols. I can only tell you what I am familiar with, so be aware that there are many many other forms of dress protocols and just as many (if not more) reasons behind them. I’m going to assume that [...]

20 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Rituals and Routines
Poll: What Does Your Collar Mean to You?

Poll: What Does Your Collar Mean to You?

A physical reminder of your D/s relationship is a collar. As you have read it can come in many different forms. I’d like to know what is its importance to you? Could you please answer the following poll? I’ll post the results next week. Thanks!

3 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Beginner Basics
This Collar, That Collar, Your Collar, My Collar

This Collar, That Collar, Your Collar, My Collar

A collar for submissives is one of the most fundamental symbols of their relationship and one that is usually gaurded and protected with their heart.  With all the essays online about collars I thought I’d jump in with my own take on what everyone says and believes about collars. Play Collars The first type of [...]

6 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: BDSM Fundamentals, Relationships
What Is a Collar in a D/s Relationship? [Video]

What Is a Collar in a D/s Relationship? [Video]

This week’s video tip is about collars. Collars are a commonly discussed topic in BDSM. There is a wide range of information and opposing viewpoints on a lot of ideas surrounding collars and collaring. One of the ideas I’d like to cover today is the idea that a collar means more than a wedding ring [...]

4 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: BDSM Fundamentals, Video Posts
Rituals that Work from Those that Practice Them

Rituals that Work from Those that Practice Them

The most frequent question I get asked is what is about rituals; what are they, how do I start one, are they hard, do they help with your submission, etc. They really aren’t that difficult once you understand what they are. There’s no sacred rites or incantations or anything, unless that is what you want. [...]

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

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