I have just had a new comment from Pet to an earlier post on submission, pain and masochism here. In it she discusses the distinction between submission and masochism.
I will respond directly to her comment soon on Uncle Agony but I wondered in more general terms whether submission was a kind of masochism?
Yes - I know that there is a clear distinction between the desire to submit and the kind of imperative that drives masochists to seek pain. However, might there be a kind of masochism inherent in the desire to submit?
The power of writing to Uncle Agony ... - I recently solved a problem without even replying! Well, to be fair the writer solved the problem all on her own. It was the writing itself that had the ef...
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