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D/s Breakups

The breakup of a relationship is a difficult time for those involved. It is fraught with emotion and frustration. It makes it even more painful when the lines of trust are cemented like those in a D/s relationship. Likened to going through a period of grief you are sure to experience an array of feelings that can vary from fear, anger, rage, and denial. Seek comfort and help in the following articles.

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BDSM Isn't Just About Power Exchange

There is more than power exchange involved in BDSM. Here's a short reminder that there is far more to the term that you might realize.

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BDSM Mastery-Relationships by Robert Rubel and M. Jen Fairfield

There is so much pertinent information in this book that I highly suggest not skipping over any of the chapters. If you skip a chapter, there’s a lot you will be missing. After reading this book, I am really looking forward to reading more of Rubel’s work in the future.

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BDSM Relationship Negotiation Worksheet

The BDSM Relationship Negotiation Worksheet will help you figure out what you want and need and what's expected of you in the relationship and if you want to make a contract this would be a great place to start!

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BDSM Relationships: Strings or no-Strings

As is the case with partners of a standard relationship, those in a BDSM one can also be broken into two types – short-term and long-term.

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BDSM vs Abuse

The core of BDSM is consent. No one will disagree with this. We are all aware, hopefully, that abuse is not consensual. If you feel that what is going on is ‘not right’ then you certainly should investigate if it is abuse or not. Some of what you may feel could not be abuse at all, but it’s good to know for sure. Learn how you can see the differences for yourself.

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Being a Little Doesn't Come with a Size or Age Limitation

The bottom line is, you’re never too old, too heavy, too tall, or too short to be who you really are.

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"Being Loved" versus "Being In Love"

For me, and maybe for you if you've already discovered SubmissiveGuide, that way is "Being Love" versus "Being In Love" -- and expressing that love in a D/s relationship with no desire or expectation of ever being "in love" with my dom.

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Book Review: Beyond Obedience: For all who are called to Mastery, Ownership, slavery, surrender & service

The essays and original writings in this book expand more on SlaveMaster’s and slave 7’s beliefs of being a Born Slave as well as topics of authenticity, the ego of the slave, freedom in slavery as well as several more topics that would take too long for me to name. Each topic offers viewpoints from SlaveMaster and slave 7, which makes this a great book to be read no matter what side of the slash you find yourself on.

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Book Review: Paradigms of Power: Styles of Master/Slave Relationships

Paradigms of Power: Styles of Master/Slave Relationships by Raven Kaldera is a collection of essays written by both masters and slaves who are involved in different types of relationships. Tequilarose provides a critical review.

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Book Review: Power Circuits by Raven Kaldera

Power Circuits is a book about polyamory in a power dynamic relationship. If you are in a power dynamic relationship and are thinking of possibly opening up your dynamic to include polyamory, then this book is a must read for all parties involved.

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