Can BDSM be therapeutic?

When bdsm can be an alternative therapy, “knowing there is someone there to keep me safe, someone to guide me out of the darkness and back to the light”

Miss D

Please note: while I work within the realm of mental health services as a Social Worker, I am by no means an expert. This is simply my opinion as someone who has personal experience with mental illness and childhood trauma and abuse.

I have mental health issues. Some of it stems from the trauma of childhood sexual and mental abuse. Some of it I’m sure is hereditary. Yes I have sought treatment. I have been to counselling and I have been on medication. Those things were helpful at the time but they were not a cure. There is no cure.

My depression and anxiety used to be worse. Way worse.

I would have frequent depressive episodes that would stay for long periods of time. Same with my anxiety, which would manifest in angry outbursts and impulsive behaviour. And nothing seemed to help. Nothing seemed able to keep the Darkness at…

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About dave94015

interested in alternative relationships, visual artist, erotic romance writer and reviewer of erotica, drug rehab clinic intern - early 30's
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