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Stresses and Problems

My husband’s job has him working on a project that revolves around a country that is inconveniently displaced from us time-zone wise. He stays up until 3 AM working, then has to get up to manage his usual duties at 9 AM. 355 more words

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Grateful

His delivery had not been gentle, and at first I couldn’t hear his words over the noise of my own hurt feelings. My first reaction was to bemoan how mean he had been, to withdraw into myself and wallow in unhappiness. 272 more words

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Dark Places

During the first three months of our BDSM debacle, my husband and I had some involvement with the local group. We didn’t jump in all the way, mainly because my husband wanted to protect me from the “doms” — the guys who think that any submissive girl is available for them to order around and “play” with. 497 more words

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Stonewalling and Collars

I have the bad habit of stonewalling. It’s not like I sit there thinking, “I’m going to sabotage my husband by clamming up and refusing to interact with him” — I really don’t intend to misbehave. 227 more words

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Distinctions

I’m learning that there’s an important distinction in regards to submissiveness: you can be submissive without being a submissive.

I suppose that this is the crux as to why BDSM was so miserable for me, while Taken in Hand works so beautifully. 95 more words

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Fairy Tales

I’ve never read a single fairy tale where anyone lived “happily ever after” right from the start. That comes at the end. Before that, there are wicked stepmothers to overthrow, dragons to defeat, princesses to rescue. 137 more words

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How To Be Angry

For ages I struggled with the question of how to be angry at a dominant husband, while still maintaining my position as a respectful and obedient wife. 528 more words

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