Is ‘Bedroom-Only’ Power Exchange Possible?

DEAR ERICA, I need some advice before I talk about this with my boyfriend. I’ve been wanting something more out of our sex life. I have always been secretly turned on by the idea of being sexually controlled and restrained. The thing is, I only want to try dom/sub sex. Continue Reading

BDSM: Slaves and Limits…Is There Such a Thing?

This post was prompted by a post on Fetlife asking about slaves and limits – not doing things just because the D-type gets enjoyment from it, but because things have a purpose. Slavery isn’t about limits or doing things just because. Slavery for me is about surrendering to the will Continue Reading

Video: What’s Your Sexual Footprint? Al Vernacchio at TEDxYouth – San Diego, 2013

“Let’s talk about sex! And let’s talk about our sexual footprint – the path that is created by the decisions we make and the actions we take regarding our sexual selves. Al Vernacchio, gives an honest, powerful, and important talk for teens on healthy sexuality that should be required viewing Continue Reading

Saying No…A Lesson in Personal Power and Submission

I am writing this from a male dominant/female submissive perspective because that is my world view. However, I believe that it applies to any combination of dominant and submissive. I am not intentionally excluding anyone, just using specific pronouns for ease of writing. When I first became aware of the Continue Reading

So, What’s the Deal With Polyamory?

A monogamous but open minded, journalistic look at the relationship type (it’s not a psychology) This is a cross-post from my new website Curiosity Crossroads. I like to have discussions — about real topics and issues. I like to get past stereotypes, myths and stigmas as much as possible, to take a Continue Reading

Polyamory 101: It’s About More Than Just Couples

I found this must-read article this morning and felt the need to share it with you, our readers. Enjoy! By Angi Becker Stevens | HuffingtonPost.com | On 12/03/2013 Over the past few years, polyamory has become a more widely known term and practice. And perhaps inevitably, certain misconceptions and misunderstandings Continue Reading