Training vs. Romance: The View from the East Wing

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The East Wing Perspective on Training vs. Romance As my peers have noted in their articles, this subject, while completely clear to us as we discuss it within our group is somewhat more difficult to express to the community at large. I myself sat on this subject for more than a month (actually, much more) before I finally pounded out … Read More

Training vs. Romance: The View from the North Wing

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Training vs. Romance: The View From The North Wing I outlined this piece no fewer than four times. I was trying to eliminate the tone of inherent judgment. I’ve realized that is not going to be possible. "Vs." implies contest, and by virtue of selecting one method over the other I have made an endorsement. At least, I see it … Read More

Training vs. Romance: The View from the West Wing

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The West Wing Perspective on Training vs. Romance Essential Estate Structure: Merit   First, let’s clarify our terms for the purposes of this discussion. S/M: Sado-Masochism. The inflicting and/or receiving of physical and/or emotional pain for the Fulfillment of (presumably both) partners. B/D: Bondage and Discipline. Usually sexualized play. Often, but not by definition, an expression of D/S. D/S: Dominance … Read More