How a #bdsm session of #humiliation can aid in processing some of your most deeply held emotional stressors #exposureTherapy
I recently had a conversation with a friend of mine about the therapeutic aspects of kink. I had recently participated in some fairly extreme play that involved my dishing out some rather twisted verbal abuse that ended up really making my heart sing. As a kinkster who wasn’t much of a sadist herself, she expressed a bit of curiosity and confusion in regards to why I enjoyed it or how it could possibly be a healthy outlet for anyone; the receiver in particular.
So, as a sadist whom is ultimately (and perhaps ironically) into kink for the purpose of a weird sort of healing and growth, this query had me pondering: how on earth could verbally humiliating and degrading someone possibly be healthy? How could it be at all ethical or beneficial to terrify and reduce another person to such a blubbering pile of human tragedy?
Personally, I see it something like this . . .
Humiliation and fear…
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