In order for the reader to understand the meaning of this sentence there are agreed upon definitions/meanings for each of the words I’m using. Without that, all language would be gibberish. Verbal and written communication would be impossible. Within the BDSM community there are standard meanings for words. In fact, there is a dictionary online and probably in print, though I’ve never sought one out. … Continue reading Definitions in BDSM
When I first found myself plopped right smack dab in the middle of the BDSM community, I was totally unknowledgeable about different kinks, terminology, protocol… let’s just say pretty much everything. Now that I’m a few years in, I’m pretty well versed in most of the terminology and concepts. Of course, I’m most informed in my own specific areas of interest. This brings me to … Continue reading Is it a matter of semantics?