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Channeling Guilt

Channeling Guilt

An abusive childhood has made me incredibly prone to feeling guilty. Someone else can drop a glass and shatter it and I will twist the situation in my mind in such a way that I caused that to happen – it is my fault that the glass broke. I absorb that persons guilt as my [...]

12 comments Posted by andyiccee | Posted in: Beginner Basics, Mindset, Rituals and Routines
31 Days to Better Domestic Service: Create Daily, Weekly, Monthly and Seasonal Cleaning Lists

31 Days to Better Domestic Service: Create Daily, Weekly, Monthly and Seasonal Cleaning Lists

The core of any cleaning plan are the lists of tasks that you carry out to maintain your home. I used to make a new list each and every day of the tasks I wanted to get done that day but one morning I sat and just glanced at the previous days’ lists and realized [...]

2 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: 31 Days to Better Domestic Service
Ask lunaKM – I Need More Rules, But I Don’t Know What to Suggest

Ask lunaKM – I Need More Rules, But I Don’t Know What to Suggest

I told my Dom I needed more to do, as far rules, responsibilities etc.. what are some good things for me to do?? We both work full-time but I need routine..any suggestions? He’s asking me to give Him examples and I have nothing.. thank you!!  –Lovenvrdies Dear Lovenvrdies, Are you sure you need him to [...]

Leave a comment Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Ask Anything
Being a Little in a Long Distance Relationship

Being a Little in a Long Distance Relationship

The other day I got an email from a reader who had a question about being in a long distance relationship with his little and wanting to know some ideas on how to make that work. Like usual when I get a question from a reader, I got super excited(because I do love hearing from [...]

11 comments Posted by tequilarose | Posted in: Beginner Basics, Online Submission, Relationships

How to Turn Your Submissive Experience Into Education for Your Dominant

From the Submissive Guide Newsletter 6/1/13 We don’t often think about the submissive having anything to teach the Dominant, and in many cases a Dominant is teaching the submissive. There’s nothing wrong with that, but when the submissive has more experience or learning in an area it does make it easier if the Dominant is [...]

5 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Newsletter Archive, Relationships, Service
Keys to a Successful Relationship: Trust is Like a Mirror…

Keys to a Successful Relationship: Trust is Like a Mirror…

This is the third in an ongoing series where I will be writing about key factors it takes to have a successful relationship. This third article is about the importance of trust and the role it plays in our relationships. Check out the previous articles – It’s All About Communication and Honesty is the Best [...]

2 comments Posted by tequilarose | Posted in: Beginner Basics
Rules for the Working Sub

Rules for the Working Sub

When you’re working full time in a professional field, the desire to submit can be impeded by a good number of obstacles. As a submissive who balances my full-time employment with my submissive role, one of my chief concerns will always be finding a way to please my dominant while maintaining a strong professional image [...]

3 comments Posted by kallista | Posted in: Beginner Basics
Submissive Advent – Day 13: Seen But Not Heard

Submissive Advent – Day 13: Seen But Not Heard

Today is day 13 of the Submissive Advent Calendar. If you missed yesterday’s post you can go back to that now, or rewind all the way to the beginning. You can also read the introduction post. This, friends, is going to be a hard task. But trust me, by the end of it you will have learned something [...]

8 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Advent Calendar
Submissive Advent Calendar

Submissive Advent Calendar

The Advent is the time in anticipation for Christmas and is celebrated in some religious circles, but also carries a secular following. Advent translated means “the coming.” I’m sure everyone has seen the cardboard calendars with little doors and chocolate inside; to be opened one a day until Christmas Day. Well, I’ve had this idea of [...]

7 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Personal Growth
Solo Coaching – The CREATE Model

Solo Coaching – The CREATE Model

This is another entry into the self-mentoring series here on Submissive Guide. If your recall back in the first post about solo coaching I asked you and tasked you to start holding private coaching sessions with yourself. Hopefully you have kept up with these and have earmarked a few challenges in your life that might [...]

Leave a comment Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Personal Growth
Fictional Stories of Male Submission

Fictional Stories of Male Submission

Fictional BDSM stories or erotica are often not only enjoyable but also may be a good way to learn what might be enjoyable to the reader in real life.  Those who are new to BDSM often do not know what activities and mindsets they might enjoy and while non-fiction articles, blogs, and communities are a [...]

6 comments Posted by ted_subby | Posted in: Male Submission
When Mommy/slave is Ill…

When Mommy/slave is Ill…

Let’s face it. Not everyone out there is graced with excellent health, some of us are even chronically ill. Myself, I face being on dialysis along with Lupus and Fibro. I am in a ton of pain a good deal of the time and have 3 wonderful children, 2 with special needs that require that [...]

5 comments Posted by malak Briar-rose | Posted in: Beginner Basics, Relationships
A Day in the Life: bonimiss

A Day in the Life: bonimiss

This is a post by bonimiss for the Day in the Life Series. I saw luna’s request for a day in the life and was immediately interested but then I hesitated. I fear I suffer from “Not Doing It Right” syndrome but then I thought if I am doing it the way Sir specifies, I [...]

1 comment Posted by Guest Author | Posted in: Beginner Basics
An Introduction to Body Service

An Introduction to Body Service

From the Submissive Guide Newsletter 11-5-11 One of the more intimate ways that we submissives can serve our Dominants is by learning and performing grooming duties usually left to themselves to do. It’s not as unusual as you might think. Upper class men and women of history used to have body servants and grooms to [...]

Have a Community Spirit You Can Be Proud Of

Have a Community Spirit You Can Be Proud Of

This is a guest post by Laney. Well, you did it. You finally took the steps necessary-you found a munch, made friends, joined a dungeon and it happened. You fell in love. Not with a certain someone, but with your community. It happens to a lot of us lifestylers. We immerse ourselves in our dungeon, [...]

Leave a comment Posted by LaneyDoll | Posted in: Beginner Basics, Relationships, Service
Domestic or Dreadful; Your Journey to Domestic Satisfaction

Domestic or Dreadful; Your Journey to Domestic Satisfaction

Cleaning is a task most dread, but it can be made quick and effective. With a few simple tips you can boast your domestic prowess and please your Master with a well manicured home.

1 comment Posted by Sate | Posted in: Domestics
How to Sew On a Button and other Simple Mending Tasks

How to Sew On a Button and other Simple Mending Tasks

Learning how to mend and patch is an age old skill that used to be second nature, but now it’s a lot easier for people to go out and buy a new pair of jeans when they rip or a new sweater when you lose a button. Clothing has become more disposable. If you are [...]

Leave a comment Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Domestics
Some Thoughts on Domestic Service

Some Thoughts on Domestic Service

This is a guest post by fuzzyP, a male submissive in a relationship with his Goddess and a regular participant of the Submissive Guide chatroom. When luna indicated that she was going to emphasize domestic service at the Sub Guide this month, it reminded me that when I tell people I am primarily a service [...]

4 comments Posted by Guest Author | Posted in: Domestics, Service

Domestic Pleasure Guest Post Series

We all have to domestic duties around the house to do; some by choice and some not. There are submissives that specialize in domestic service and others as a part of their all-encompassing submission. This month I’d like to focus on those Domestic tasks and the mindset behind them that bring submissives into their service. [...]

1 comment Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Domestics
Setting Realistic Goals to Realize Your Dreams

Setting Realistic Goals to Realize Your Dreams

From Submissive Guide Newsletter published 1/9/10 Every year many people sit down and make a long list of resolutions they’d like to accomplish in the coming year. It’s a grand idea and one that I tend to participate in every other year or so. But the downfall of this sort of plan is in the [...]

1 comment Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Newsletter Archive, Training Resume
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