subs may do well to prepare their own custom aftercare kit – here’s an example
Aftercare is one of the lesser-known aspects of BDsM. It refers to the kind of care or treatment that a person needs after a BDsM scene to help them to relax and come back down to earth. BDsM can be an intense physical and emotional experience, and endorphins and adrenaline can run amok in your body during a scene. Afterwards, your brain chemistry begins to return to normal which can be a jarring experience. Aftercare is a way to ease yourself and your play partner back into reality to avoid a sudden drop.
Depending on the type of play that you’ve engaged in, aftercare may also involve first aid treatment, such as cleaning wounds, dressing bruises and tending to sore muscles.
The type of care each person requires after a BDsM scene will vary from person to person. Some people require a lot of aftercare, some need little or none…
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