After being pleasantly surprised by the thoughtfulness and high quality of the lubes and body care products in the Fifty Shades of Grey line, I looked forward to reviewing the toys. In a nutshell, a lot of thought went into the discreet packaging, the thorough instructions, and making the toys useful to beginner users.
Just about every couple into BDSM started with bedroom bondage experimentation. Regardless of who initiates it, the result is always exciting for both partners.
Many people observe the sadomasochistic side of BDSM with little or no understanding of exactly how it works. Why would someone want to experience pain? Why would someone else feel pleasure by inflicting pain on another person? If I derive pleasure from physically hurting someone else, does that make me a bad person? Very good questions, and there are equally good answers to this often-misunderstood aspect of the BDSM lifestyle.
The Cane – A VERY Advanced Tool! This is not a tutorial. The cane is the most advanced toy in a top’s arsenal. The cane is not something you can use properly and responsibly without receiving training—not without causing bruising or injury to the person being caned—and they certainly are not as easy to use as, say, a flogger, slapper or paddle.
How to Correctly Use A Flogger is about just that: the flogger basics of stance, attitude, movement and accuracy. Learn how to get this flogging thing right to get the most out of the experience without wearing yourself out.
Sadists and masochists? S&M? Why do some people get pleasure from experiencing pain, or inflicting it on others?
In BDSM, the topic of consent is a hot and important issue. Dominants and submissives, tops and bottoms, and the bound and their binders rely upon the pact of consent between them – a pact that is built upon immense trust. Some method must be employed to keep the BDSM play safe and generally sane. Any BDSM activity performed without such consent is considered abuse by the BDSM community as a whole. Read on for interesting methods you can employ to ensure your play time is always an enjoyable activity!
New Submissives Seeking Play Partners – BE CAREFUL! In a fervor to find like-minded people, newcomers may ignore warning signs and get into potentially dangerous situations. This is a mental state commonly referred to in BDSM circles as “sub-frenzy,” and is a very dangerous state to be in. Learn how to protect yourself as you search for a BDSM play partner.