Surviving Hell Series 2

Here is the next post in our series about surviving bad relationships, whether the relationship is vanilla BDSM. Hopefully, seeing the stories of others will help some of you spot the trends in your own relationship and get out before it gets truly bad. Sharing the stories, even anonymously, is often cathartic for the survivor, and gives her a way to get it off her chest and gain support. Some of our survivors got out, and managed to salvage their lives, and we want to commend them for their strength and determination. But also, be aware, they did it. It … Continue reading

Survivng Hell Series 1

  This is the first post in a series we’re doing about surviving bad relationships, whether it’s BDSM or vanilla.  The idea is if we can look at enough of these stories, maybe someone will spot the trend of abuse in their own before it gets truly bad, or recognize the signs and get out. There’s also a lot to be said for just getting it off your chest, and experiencing the mutual support of others who have been in similar situations. Aden posted on his Facebook asking for readers to share their stories. The response was an avalanche, some … Continue reading

  • Note:

    I usually refer to males as the more dominant and females as the more submissive. The intention is NOT to say that ALL relationships should fit that pattern. My relationship experience is with male dominant, female submissive arrangements and that is the only sort of relationship I have firsthand knowledge about.