Dominance and submission - description used in reference to a relationship or scene that is strictly one of power exchange, no sadomasochistic acts are involved.
Dominant - a person who possesses a dominating persona and enjoying taking control. Dominants may or may not have sadistic tendencies. Also known as a 'Top'.
Domination - the erotic control consensually imposed on a submissive. This can be via physical and/or verbal means.
Erotic Power Exchange - another term for SM but is a little more 'vanilla' and socially acceptable.
Limits - a set of personal guidlines and boundaries an individual has in regards to type of play and/or BDsM activities he or she does not wish to experience or partake in. These include anything that can cause mental, physical, or emmotional distress to the individual. Some people have two different sets of limits; soft limits,that are limits that are scary for the person to imagine but are not totally out of the realm of possiblity and Hard Limits, those are things that the person does not ever wish to experience or explore.
Masochist - used to describe a person that enjoys receiving erotic pain. A masochist may or may not have submissive qualities.
Negotiate - conversation held for the purpose of outlining the details of a scene or D/s relationship. It is necessary that all parties agree on the specifics of the scene or relationship before any play or service occurs.
Power exchange - the consensual giving up of control by the bottom and accepting of control by the Top during an SM scene or relationship. Used as a synonym for SM.
Property - a person who is in a contracted relationship with a Dominant that relates to the submissive in an Ownership manner. A submissive who is considered property must get permission from their owner before any interaction takes place with another Dominant.
Sadist - a person who specifically enjoys administering pain. A Sadist is not necessarily dominant, nor is a Dominant necessarily sadistic.
Sadomasochism - a term used to describe erotic activities that involve dominance, submission, or the giving and receiving of pain.
Slave - a submissive that lives it to a deeper level and is usually specialized in one or more areas (valet, maid, chef, companion).
SM, S & M - sadomasochism; erotic power exchange .
Submissive - a person who enjoys giving control over to a Dominant and derives pleasure from serving the needs of that Dominant.
Total Power Exchange - a relationship in which the Dominant is in total control over the submissive and dictates all activities.
Verbal humiliation - a scene that involves degrading a submissive using insults and name-calling. These types of scenes must be negotiated beforehand to assure no emotional limits are crossed.
OK that's all of the entertainment for today.
Seriously though-I feel like CRAP today. My ears are all plugged up and everything sounds weird-so copy/pasting is better than trying to have a conversation in the real world!
Hope you are all having a good day.
Happy Mothers Day RP! I hope you have a GREAT day today with the boy!!!xoxox