I have been offering some mentorship to a sub friends. She had recently come out of a long term relationship and was missing her submission. So I have been providing her with some support and tasks to help her maintain and develop her submissive feelings until she feels ready for a new relationship.
As I am not her Master - and also I suppose because I am standing back a little - I have not felt it appropriate to "punish" her. Instead I have used lots of praise for when she has done well - which is most of the time as she is committed and trying very hard.
So she has had lots of praise and encouragement as a sub and no punishment ...
... and she is doing very, very well. She is blossoming into her submission and feels that herself as well as it being my perception.
So I have a couple of questions.
1. Is it possible to have a D/s relationship where training relies totally on praise?
2. Am I misleading her by providing a regime that may be very different from a more punishment based one with a future Dom?
Sticking point - Mary emailed me again recently. Things seem to be going very well for her but she has a problem. I'll let her explain: I have a question that you and perha...
2 weeks ago