Yes - I know I said I wasn't going to write any more about punishment. I got tempted!!!
I was wondering about punishment and domestic discipline. Presumably in a domestic discipline relationship the sub should not enjoy the punishment - otherwise it would not help enforce the discipline. Some subs from relationships that they would not describe as domestic discipline have made similar points in comments on earlier posts.
But if the punishment is of a physical nature and the sub dislikes it - then is that getting close to abuse? yes - I know consent has been given as part of a relationship freely entered into. However there are relationships that clearly are abusive where the person abused does not remove herself from the relationship that she has freely entered into.
Intuitively I think we can all sense the difference. However I am still finding it hard to articulate the difference clearly and precisely.
self harm - Ana raised some questions about self-harm in comments to posts on *A Kind Dom*. I have written a post in reply and asking for the views or readers here. I ...
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