I am writing this from the standpoint of introducing these ideas and concepts as part of a discussion group and may include ideas and concepts that I have discussed in earlier posts. I should note that this post wasn't really part of my plan for discussion topics but I plan to reference these topics in … Continue reading 504. Discussion Topic Write-Up: Emotional Masochism and Sadism
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When I have written about emotional masochism it is frequently through the lens of my own life. It explores the horrible awful truths that I am afraid of but in a way that does not lead to the worst possible outcome. For those who feel abnormal or deviant, that worst possible outcome is usually rejection, … Continue reading 486. Thoughts on Emotional Masochism and Healing
This post is a bit of a follow up to my last post, #478. While I haven't been keeping up on blog reading like I historically have, I have noticed that a number of bloggers have been tackling the topic of emotional masochism (and often back-linking to me, which makes me happy). I see this … Continue reading 479. The Complicated Gray Area of Emotional Masochism
I have to believe that emotional masochism is one of the most difficult things in BDSM to cope with, understand, and communicate about. Trying to describe it often feels shameful. This can be a challenge for those who don't understand it because it is a struggle to communicate. Hell, a lot of emotional masochists suck … Continue reading 287. The Struggles of Emotional Masochism
My last post brought in some comments that made me realize I should make a clarifying post to better describe how the interplay works as well as where boundary lines fall. I have written quite a bit on humiliation, most recently I wrote something for Nora a while back at her request. First off, some … Continue reading 239. Emotional masochism, humiliation, mindfucking, emotional sadism, etc.