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Making Him the Dom of Your Dreams – Working With The Man You Have

Just because your partner got a little kinky that one time during sex does not mean they have a kinky bone in their body.

6 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: 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
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What is Primal Play?

A primal play scene may look like wrestling or even martial arts. There may be pressure points involved and even rope bondage, but the thing that sets primal play apart from other types is raw, emotional, sexual feelings displayed.

13 comments Posted by slavekathy | Posted in: BDSM Glossary

After the Scene is Over – Clean-up, Aftercare, and Check-Ins

Submissive Guide has a lot of resources on clean up, aftercare and check-ins that get lost in the archives. I’ve pulled together what I have here, as well as all over the web to make this a comprehensive post for all things “after the scene”. Bookmark it, share it, use it.

Leave a comment Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Play and Sex, Safety
Talking Shop – Tips for Purchasing BDSM Toys

Talking Shop – Tips for Purchasing BDSM Toys

How to choose what to buy and where to buy it from and what sort of factors that should be considered during the joys of adult toy shopping!

Leave a comment Posted by thisgirl | Posted in: Beginner Basics

Living M/s Book Club Wrap-Up Participation Showcase

Today I wanted to take some time and showcase all of the favorite quotes, some of the key thoughts and comments on the book from this event. Thank you, everyone, for participating!

2 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Roundtable Discussions
Your Right to Choose-Feminism and the Lifestyle

Your Right to Choose-Feminism and the Lifestyle

I know that being a feminist means different things to different people. To me, feminism has always been about having the right to choose to lead the kind of life that I want to.

20 comments Posted by tequilarose | Posted in: Beginner Basics, Community
The Top 7 Posts of 2012 on Submissive Guide

The Top 7 Posts of 2012 on Submissive Guide

I’d like to showcase several of these posts from the last year of Submissive Guide.

Leave a comment Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Newsletter Archive
Submissive Advent – Day 7: Random Acts of Kindness

Submissive Advent – Day 7: Random Acts of Kindness

As submissives we often forget that helping others also feeds our need to submit.

6 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Advent Calendar

What is Non-sexual Play?

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. If somebody said to you that they only wanted to have non-sexual play, how would you interpret this? Does it mean no intercourse but oral is ok? Does it [...]

Leave a comment Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: BDSM Glossary

[Video Post] Introducing BDSM to Your Partner

I’ve been receiving requests for advice and help on how to introduce BDSM to your partner, so I’m going to talk about the key points I think will help any partner open up about BDSM with their mate.

11 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Relationships, Video Posts

In Readiness – Scene Care and Aftercare

Whether you are preparing for a scene or well into aftercare it’s always handy to have tools and resources at hand that can help you through all the stages of the play time many of us adore. I’ve gathered a list of the articles and essays on this site that are related to scene care and aftercare into one list.

Leave a comment Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Play and Sex

What AreThe Effects of Fisting?

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

4 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Ask Anything, Sex and Sexuality

Acronyms, Abbreviations and Initialisms in BDSM Conversation

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. Oftentimes instead of writing out the words we abbreviate or create acronyms or groups of initials to say the same thing. Here is a list of the more common [...]

6 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: BDSM Glossary
Perspectives: Gags

Perspectives: Gags

Being introduced to a ball gag was a scary thing for me. But no one ever warned me of the feeling of drool dripping down your chin. As with other Perspectives posts I wanted to share with you how it feels as a submissive exploring gags

12 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Play and Sex
Don’t Touch Other People’s Property: The Golden Rule at BDSM Functions

Don’t Touch Other People’s Property: The Golden Rule at BDSM Functions

A golden rule of BDSM is that you do not touch other people’s property. Perhaps this man didn’t get the memo or didn’t realize that people can be property too. It’s hard to speculate now. Either way, let’s talk about the importance of keeping your hands to yourself when in a BDSM social or other form of D/s gathering.

7 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Newsletter Archive, Play and Sex
Look for the Best Deals When You Do Your Kinky Shopping on Amazon.com

Look for the Best Deals When You Do Your Kinky Shopping on Amazon.com

Can I really get my kink supplies from the world’s largest marketplace? The answer is yes.

1 comment Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Sponsors
A Day in the Life: lunaKM

A Day in the Life: lunaKM

The day in the life of lunaKM. Part of the Day in the Life Series.

1 comment Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Beginner Basics
A Day in the Life: Pam

A Day in the Life: Pam

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

Leave a comment Posted by Guest Author | Posted in: Beginner Basics
To Hug or Not To Hug: Etiquette for Giving Hugs in BDSM Situations

To Hug or Not To Hug: Etiquette for Giving Hugs in BDSM Situations

Hands and arms embracing another person, so what is wrong with a hug?

1 comment Posted by LaneyDoll | Posted in: Community
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