Having a gag kink can mean that you're either turned on by wearing a gag, making your partner wear a gag, or both. Kinksters who are into being gagged enjoy being at the mercy of someone else.
Impact play refers ton any activity like spanking, paddling, or caning. Psychology has discovered that being hit in a consensual, erotic context releases endorphins, which can give partakers an addictive rush.
Foot fetishes range from the sexual desire to touch, lick, or see feet during sex to worshiping someone's feet through sensual acts as a means of submission.
A sadist is someone who (with consent) gets sexual pleasure out of inflicting physical pain or psychological humiliation on their partner.
A masochist is someone who gets sexual pleasure out of receiving pain or humiliation.
While there are aspects of dominance and submission within an S&M relationship, Dominant and submissive relationships do not have to include S&M into their play.
Also known as urophilia (or more laxly, watersports), Golden showers is a kink of those who are sexually aroused by urination. Kinksters who dabble in these watersports may find sexual enjoyment in peeing on or in different body parts, wetting clothing, or making a partner hold in their pee as part of fantasy play.
Cuckolding is a form of erotic humiliation that involves one partner (generally, a male) getting off on the sight, knowledge, or thought of their partner having sex with someone else. Typically, this individual is considered "traditionally" more masculine than the "cuck."
Despite mainstream media's poor representation of BDSM, consent is always the number one rule. Without consent, there should be no practice. Partners who engage in BDSM, and other kinky related activities should always maintain and encourage open, honest communication with their partner/s. This helps to foster a greater sexual experience (through trust and vulnerability) and above average psychological health.
It is often encouraged for partners to create safe words that are used during play. These designated words are used by a partner to communicate their physical or emotional state, typically when approaching, or crossing, a physical, emotional, or moral boundary. It is important that these words are highlighted prior to engaging in any play.
It's important to address your partner's physical and emotional needs after a night of kink-related activities. Major hormones are released during acts of BDSM, that if not supported on the come down, can lead to adverse feelings. Aftercare provides support and functions as a ‘recalibration’ for the normalcy of your relationship.
Simple acts such as kissing or caressing parts of your partner's marked body can help them feel affection and comfort.
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