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I'm not allowed to hurt myself

Last week was rough, professionally and emotionally. For a moment, I was so ready to walk out the door and never go back to work, and I was shaking with the power and powerlessness of my position. 337 more words



To dare a fetish,
he ceded faith to a stalk–
Venus infers loss.
(Photo by Alfred Steiglitz)
John Biscello

Why do you choose to suffer?

I’m talking about getting colds. I’ve learned over many years that one does not have to suffer much with a cold.  I’m going to share what I do, and then ask a question. 507 more words

Furs and Female Domination in Sacher-Masoch's Writing

On the 9th of March 1895, the Austrian writer and journalist Leopold Ritter von Sacher-Masoch (the term ‘masochism’ is derived from his name) died in Lindheim, the German Empire; although, there is some discrepant information about him having died in an insane asylum in Mannheim in 1906. 851 more words


I want to die

I want to die

Because I have
lost control of my
usual ways,
I don’t know
any other way to live
I am alive when… 89 more words

Shopping - And the resulting challenge

My owner had decided we should go shopping for a new outfit.  In fact she had mentioned this previously which had disturbed me sufficiently that i had dreams about such an event. 1,112 more words


An Audience

In a comment, a reader raised the prospect of my owner exhibiting her power over me in front of others.  The reality is this has happened on a few occasions already. 387 more words