Way back in , researcher and therapist E. For me, standing close with silent eye contact, piece by piece undressing while each part revealed is studied and caressed, standing naked before him. There is nothing rational Submitted by johnny on September 5, - 3: But William, who wrote Wonder Woman under a pseudonym, was obviously onto something profoundly compelling. The Personalities of Porn Stars. It is important to remember that BDSM "contracts" are only an agreement between consenting people and are usually not legally binding; in fact, the possession of one may be considered illegal in some areas.
Domination and submission (BDSM)
For the most part, I'm pretty straight-lined -- responsible, hard-working, kind, thoughtful, capable, organized, boring. This would seem to fit well with the role they play in BDSM where they demand obedience from the sub. I have always let my partner gain more and more control over me from day one first for a little while and before long permanatly. But this allows them a free space to explore those fantasies without fear of judgment. And this last remark may be seen as tying into the fact that besides doms and subs, there are also switches:
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Such scenes could involve any kind of exchange of power. Norms Submitted by Scott A. All I know is that some part of me is attracted to strong, decisive, creative, powerful men who also possess the Dom 'skill set' a topic for another article. Psychological Bulletin , 80, — Both doms and subs, but not switches for some reason, scored higher than controls on conscientiousness. Another Look is a reply by Scott A. I think the mental foreplay is already such a turn-on for me as I am so incredibly attracted to men of higher intelligence.
The contrast Submitted by Hapto on June 26, - 7: Religiosity, Atheism, and Health: I have struggled a bit with this kind of thing, too Submitted by Edward Ryan on August 26, - You see, the examples you give are not any more controlling than the opposite. Research could confirm whether subs are higher than average, or indeed whether doms are lower than average in this important trait. Scott McGreal is a psychology researcher with a particular interest in individual differences, especially in personality and intelligence.