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The Difference Between BDSM And Abuse

I continually receive emails and comments at The BDSM Training Academy about how BDSM is a form of abuse. I find it very upsetting especially when W/we try so hard to educate people on how to incorporate a safe, sane and consensual form of BDSM here at the Academy. BDSM is meant to enhance and strengthen a healthy, loving relationship. In no way shape or form, would W/we ever support any form of abuse.  It is wrong to physically or emotionally lash out at another person and cause that person any form of mental, emotional or physical harm or duress.

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Kink No Longer A Mental Disorder

If you have an interest in BDSM, I’m sure at one point or another you have heard the mentioning of the “Diagnostic And Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders” (DSM).  This is essentially the bible of the mental health professional in the United States, essentially it is used to classify mental disorders.  In this manual there are a list of mental disorders known as “paraphilias”

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Playing with Someone for the First Time

The first time you ever play with someone might be exciting and nerve-wracking at the same time. As with anything new you must be cautious and make your safety the utmost importance. Even if you know the other person, playing together for the first time means you need to be wary of what might happen…

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BDSM House Rules Consent

Despite what many people in the vanilla world believe, the most important principle and practice of BDSM is founded in consent. Without consent it is not BDSM, Domination, submission, and/or sadomasochism, it is abuse. So it is vital that consent is received before ever taking part in any form of BDSM. Learn more about the…

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How to Deal With Conflicting Emotions as a Submissive

While being a submissive might be all that you’ve ever wanted in your bedroom life, or perhaps in your entire life, that doesn’t mean there aren’t complicated feelings. After all, much of society tells us that it’s many of our desires are wrong, that being submissive is weak, the ideas we have are sick and…

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