An insight into the nature of emotional masochism as a response to mental sadism, how it can manipulate subspace and become addicting
Recently I’ve come across a few new terms that weren’t commonly used back when I was blogging years ago. Things like Emotional Masochist, Mental Bondage, Mental Slavery, etc. weren’t thrown around very often.
I’ve been lucky enough to be part of the evolving growth of a sadist and the accompanying changes it invoked in me.
One thing that I find fascinating is that in D/s, most sadists have very little trouble expressing that side of themselves in play situations. She can spank, flog, whip, or slap with ease, free from the burdens of guilt. I believe this is strongly to connected with the consensual nature of these activities in relationships and the idea of it being mutually pleasurable.
What is interesting is that the physical side seems to drastically outpace the mental side of sadism. This side is harder to quantify and understand. It is harder to grasp the appeal…
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