How to really listen? Good communication starts with listening – EricPride

In the lifestyle, we talk a lot about the importance of good communication skills. What do good communication skills entail? A lot of things. One of the most important of them all is being able to really listen. While listening skills are often overlooked in a relationship, they are one of the most critical aspects … Read more

Some Basic Negotiation Questions for Topping ShadowN7’s Writing

Below are listed some negotiation questions I use as a top to better learn about my bottoms, their character, and their interest in play. It took me the better part of a year to figure out these questions, as some of my play partners might note that early negotiations with me consisted mostly of health … Read more

Safewords: Red, Yellow, Green Are Just Words – BDSM for Beginners

BDSM for Beginners – Safewords Red, Yellow, Green Are Just Words and Mean NOTHING by Themselves! by Caged Heart Beginning Explorers in the BDSM World hear a lot of advice from more experienced ‘players’. Unfortunately, a lot of that advice is worth nothing more than it costs…NOTHING. A person new to BDSM might hear, “Oh, … Read more

Leather Flags

PRIDE and FETISH FLAG GALLERY Common symbols of pride are the rainbow pride flag, the lowercase Greek letter lambda (λ), and the pink and black triangle. This last symbol was reclaimed from use as badges of shame in Nazi concentration camps, and through reappropriation have made these symbols for gay rights. The Greek letter lambda … Read more

How not to be shitty at parties – voyeurs and exhibitionists edition by SecondCircleTO

How not to be shitty at parties – voyeurs and exhibitionists edition SecondCircleTO original post I’m putting this here, on the events profile, because this is a thing that profoundly irks me, and I want people who go to our events to get it – and the vast majority of you do. Also, for the … Read more