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3 Ways You Can Be Emotionally Supportive of Your Dominant

While good dominants generally are tremendously supportive and create a foundation upon which their submissives can thrive, it is not counter to the dominant role for a dominant to be supported when they need it. Dominants do a lot for us. They deserve support, too.

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Accepting 24/7 D/s as a Real Relationship Style

No one can live 24/7 D/s. I hear it a lot. These people say that life gets in the way and you can't be Dominant and submissive all the time. The people that say they can't lead a 24/7 life always throw excuses in the mix. I beg to differ. It's a matter of setting priorities.

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A Complete Guide to BDSM Collars

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.

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Adding Rules in a D/s (or M/s) Relationship

Adding rules to a dynamic, whether for the first time or continuing a list is not easy.

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Adding The Second Submissive - Branching Out Into Poly Relationships For The First Time

Adding another to a once closed relationship has been a learning experience and one that I'm sure I have more to explore and understand. For now I think we are on a path to even more happiness than I could have imagined.

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Advice On How To Recover From a Breakup

Since this is my first D/S relationship, what can I do to feel better about the raw unraveling and abandonment of feeling so alone?

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Age or Experience: What's More Important in a Dominant?

Age or experience, particularly of the Dominant seems to always been in question no matter where you are. You hear it in forums, at munches and casual gatherings. So much of what we do hinges on that little bit of information. For many submissives that I'm acquainted with, there is no question that experience is important to them. For others, they could never see themselves with someone who isn't their own age no matter their experience level. What is it about those two numbers that make them so important?

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A Grieving Dominant and a Submissive's Needs

My Dom/Master/Daddy of many years has recently suffered a loss of a child. We've become distant.

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A Human Pet - Exploring Pet Play and Owner/pet Relationships

Being a human pet is simply being a pet without including any specifically animal traits. So no barking or meowing, no ears or tails, treats that are human treats rather than animal treats.

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A Lesson in Control with Self-Punishment

Every submissive I know, including myself, hate to get into trouble, but it's going to happen. We have to admit that there will be times of backsliding, pushing limits and general disobedience in our learning. It's a part of growth. Don't think of punishment as something bad, but as something to help us grow inward.

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Altered Submissive Speech - Thoughts and Ideas on How to Implement Third Person Speech and other Protocols

In all situations, altering speech and writing is to do an important task of reminding the person that they are not in control of themselves, which includes their speech. They are asked to use deference in situations that call for it and even to learn a new way to talk to keep them in the role.

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