dominance and submission

  1. Dr. Charley Ferrer

    Lecture Lesson 7 -- Digging deeper into the psychology of D/s

    Hi all, Based on some of the questions asked about punishment and use of "consensual force", I wanted to back track a little and get a little in-depth into the psychology behind BDSM and D/s relationships. The easiest way to touch upon many of these aspects is through the BDSM Checklist which...
  2. Dr. Charley Ferrer

    Lecture Lesson 1 -- Basics Recap

    Hi all, Welcome to BDSM For Writers—Advanced. I’m assuming everyone already has a basic understanding of BDSM and the Dominance and submission (D/s) lifestyle. However just to ensure we’re all on the same page, I’ll just briefly touch upon the Basics of BDSM before we move on to the more...
  3. Dr. Charley Ferrer

    Discussion Welcome Everyone

    Hello ladies, Thank you for joining me for an advanced class on BDSM for Writers. Please feel free to introduce yourself and share a little about yourself. Since I'm more comfortable lecturing and addressing individuals from a more laid back/open perspective, I have set up this workshop...
  4. Dr. Charley Ferrer

    Discussion Goodbye -- Parting is such sweet sorrow

    Ok all, It's been wonderful sharing this time with you all. You all have such fascinating stories and interesting questions. Please remember to complete the survey questionnaire and if there's any input/feedback you'd like to share with me on how I can make these workshops better for you...
  5. Dr. Charley Ferrer

    Discussion Lesson 5 & 6: Punishment & Humiliation Play

    Lesson 5 & 6: Punishment & Humiliation Play It may not surprise you to discover that Humiliation Play can also be used as Punishment. However, you may be astonished at the emotional connection these two types of interactions have on the individual—both Dominant and submissive. Punishment As...
  6. Dr. Charley Ferrer

    Discussion Lesson 3 & 4: Corrective Measures and Punishment

    Lesson 3 & 4: Corrective Measures and Punishment Corrective Measures and Punishment: The natural progression of a slave/submissive when entering into a relationship is that he/she is trained, corrected, punished and finally dismissed if all else fails. Here’s how it works. The...
  7. Dr. Charley Ferrer

    Discussion Lesson #2 Protocols & Rituals

    Protocols & Rituals Lesson 2 The natural progression of training a slave/submissive is that when he/she enters into the relationship he/she is trained in the Protocols and Rituals of their Master/Mistress. Once these protocols and rituals are provided, the submissive is required to adhere to...
  8. Dr. Charley Ferrer

    Discussion Lesson #1 -- Basics Recap

    Hi all, Welcome to BDSM For Writers—Advanced. I’m assuming everyone already took the BASICS class or has a basic understanding of BDSM and the Dominance and submission (D/s) lifestyle. However just to ensure we’re all on the same page, I’ll just briefly touch upon the Basics of BDSM before we...
  9. Dr. Charley Ferrer

    Discussion Lesson #1 -- Basics Recap

    Hi all, Welcome to BDSM For Writers—Advanced. I’m assuming everyone already took the BASICS class or has a basic understanding of BDSM and the Dominance and submission (D/s) lifestyle. However just to ensure we’re all on the same page, I’ll just briefly touch upon the Basics of BDSM before we...
  10. Dr. Charley Ferrer

    Discussion Goodbye -- Parting is such sweet sorrow

    Ok Ladies, It's been wonderful sharing this time with you all. You all have such fascinating stories and interesting questions. Please remember to complete the survey questionnaire and if there's any input/feedback you'd like to share with me on how I can make these workshops better for you...
  11. Dr. Charley Ferrer

    Discussion Introduction & Welcome

    Hello ladies, Thank you for joining me for BDSM for Writers—Advanced workshop. If you’re continuing on from the Basics course, welcome back. Since I'm more comfortable lecturing and addressing individuals from a more laid back/open perspective, I have set up this workshop and provided the...
  12. Dr. Charley Ferrer

    Discussion Lesson #7 The BDSM Checklist

    Though in general a BDSM Checklist is often completed only by the slave/submissive to allow the Dominant to assess the slave’s experience and willingness to explore, I believe that the Dominant should also complete their own list as it’s important for the one that yields the Whip to know their...
  13. Dr. Charley Ferrer

    Discussion Lesson #6

    Oh those deliciously wicked things we do! Note: For this discussion, I use sub/slave interchangeably as well as Master/Mistress/Dominant. Now that we’ve discussed the fundamentals and the psychological aspects of Dominance and submission, let’s put it all together to discover the emotional...
  14. Dr. Charley Ferrer

    Discussion Lesson #5 -- The submissive

    Personality Traits & Character Development There’s a popular saying in the BDSM community that it’s harder to kneel than it is to stand and it takes more courage to be vulnerable than it does to control another. This is never more true than with a male submissive who is going against societal...
  15. Dr. Charley Ferrer

    Discussion Lesson #4 -- The Dominant

    Lesson 4 -- The Dominant Let’s talk about Dominants for a moment then we’ll get into submissives/slaves traits. Any questions on this information, please ask as we continue. Please note, these are not ALL the character traits of a Dominant or a Sadist but they are the most common. You’d be...
  16. Dr. Charley Ferrer

    Discussion Lesson #3

    Hi all, Lesson #3 was actually included with Lesson #2. It was part of all the definitions. I set up this lesson just so you wouldn't think you missed a lesson. Now on to lesson #4. Thank you Sahara for uploading the lesson for me. I was actually driving cross country from Florida to NYC...
  17. Dr. Charley Ferrer

    Lecture Lesson #1

    WHAT IS BDSM? First, I think it's important to understand what BDSM actually stands for. It's an acronym for Bondage, Disciple, Sadomasochism. However within the lifestyle itself, the acronym also identifies the Power Exchange and Dominance and submission relationships. Individuals who embrace...
  18. Dr. Charley Ferrer

    Discussion Introduction & Welcome

    Hi all, Thank you for joining me for the workshop on BDSM For Writers—The Basics. This workshop is designed to teach you the basics about BDSM and Dominance/submission as well as various Power Exchange relationships. It's my hope that with this understanding you will be able to add a more...