Lucky Albatross talks about the different reasons people have for performing service in a play environment. She explains many examples including efficiency, acknowledgement, and even sexual satisfaction. Lucky also details how the different motivations can necessitate different modes of communication, and how exploring that can be a huge part of the fun of finding your [...]
Lucky Albatross begins a series on service with this clip. There’s a lot of emphasis on service as a long-term situation, which can be intimidating to people hesitant to take on such a major task. Lucky proposes a smaller-scale integration of service into a “vacation” scenario, where you get all the fun of a real [...]
Dan & Dawn Williams introduce the foundations of Master/slave (M/s) relationships during this four-minute video. Among other things, they define key terms, underscore consent, and discuss gender, personality, and decision-making. Dan & Dawn share their insights on many aspects of M/s relationships during their upcoming clips.
Princess Kali, Mollena Williams, and Graydancer continue their discussion of what role vulnerability has in D/s relationships with this clip. Gray poses the question of the difference between being valued for what you do vs. who you are, and Mollena and Kali take up the challenge with some ways that both can help strengthen a [...]
Alex Bettencourt breaks down the basics of serving as a major domo with this clip, dividing the duties into the categories of household, personal, kink, and what can be the most challenging: other service providers. Tackling each of these individually can make your household management more efficient and enjoyable for all.
Mollena addresses the common phrase “under consideration” in this series…with a twist. She explains that it’s just as important for the submissive to consider the potential dominant. There are infinite varieties and combinations of kinks within the D/s spectrum and it’s important to try and make sure your needs as a submissive match the person [...]
When you’re in a service relationship, it’s important to have a clear idea of both the provider’s and recipient’s expectations of each other. In this clip Alex Bettencourt helps you clarify that with the use of service archetypes such as “lady’s maid” and “major domo”. She also explains how setting out action plans to accomplish [...]
Lamalani discusses her experience as a titleholder (International Ms. Leather 2009 and Washington State Ms. Leather 2008) during this three-minute video. She reflects on the relevance of titleholders in today’s world, the responsibilities of a titleholder, considerations when running for a title, and more.
Ms. Cherries Jubalie discusses how to switch during this six-minute video. She considers switching from the perspective of both the top and the bottom and shares several examples illustrating how a top or bottom can explore the other side. In her next clip she discusses the pros and cons of self-identifying as a switch.
Alex Bettencourt discusses some of the subtler shades of service relationships in this clip. Different situations can enable you to show greater or lesser devotion, she explains, depending on how obvious you want to be to your audience. At the same time Alex talks about how subtle service can also be the simple little things [...]