Intimacy in Your Domination and submission Marriage, Intimacy, D/s-M, Sharing Intimacy as a couple, husDOM

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in Your Domination and submission Marriage

“Our souls crave intimacy”—Erwin Raphael McManus

Intimacy: Intimacy is the experience of emotional closeness. It occurs when two people are able to be emotionally open with one another, and reveal their true feelings, thoughts, fears and desires. This can only occur when both people are able to genuinely trust one another, and feel able to take the risk of being vulnerable. -Google

The noun intimacy comes from the Latin word intimare, which means “impress,” or “make familiar,” which comes from the Latin intimus, meaning “inmost.” Intimacy is a close connection. There is another kind of intimacy — physical intimacy, which comes from having a sexual relationship, which, one hopes, fosters the other kind of intimacy as well. – Vocabulary.com

Intimacy in Your Domination and submission Marriage, Intimacy, D/s-M, Sharing Intimacy as a couple, husDOM

Intimacy in your Domination and submission marriage

I see within the community the word intimacy thrown around quite frequently. I did add intimacy to our list of necessary foundations in a D/s-M dynamic.  It is a must to achieve a true D/s-M marriage.  True intimacy is the ability to share who you really are with another person. This implies the other person is also able to share who they really are with you, their authentic and true self. You achieve knowing your authentic self by having genuine experiences and achieving that feeling of being “alive”.  You probably experienced true intimacy early in your marriage and after many years of miscommunication and poor behaviors it has caused your intimacy to weaken and even go away. Many couples/individuals over time lose knowing their real selves and often couples/individuals don’t come to know their true self until they start this wonderful journey, D/s-M .  Overall, if you can’t be honest and true with another person then you can not offer them true intimacy. I explain to every submissive in this community that with submission, finding it and becoming it, that you will become stronger and NOT what society deems a submissive woman to be, weak. When you first decide to be a submissive, you should work on yourself, finding that real-self and making it the best you can. That is true hard work.  You gain strength within yourself and your marriage.  If you can testify to that please leave a comment on that post with your example of how you became stronger because of your D/s-M or submission.

I have to talk a bit about False Intimacy.  An individual can not share something they don’t have ahold of, such as their true-self.  Sharing or acting from those things from our pasts or present wounds, this is our false-self.  This false intimacy is more like identifying with someone and NOT fostering or giving true intimacy. This false intimacy will last only a short period of time between people and that relationship can be quickly abandoned. In other words, their is no real loyalty between the individuals, no true intimacy. Thus my warning, if your marriage is already lost and intimacy gone, this journey can bring you to the end of your relationship just as easy as it can heighten & deepen your marriages. Warning: D/s-M is not a bandage for something already broken. 

Building Intimacy in your D/s-M

Don’t make it about doing the deed, all the time.  YES, I SAID THAT OUT LOUD….. LOL! Well, I guess I mean don’t make every exchange between the two of you about getting down to the dirty…SEX…… LOL!  You need to build emotional intimacy as well as physical intimacy.  Try some body exploration that does not end in sex. This builds physical intimacy.

Quality Time, You and your Sir should start scheduling or keep your “date night”.  It is so important to never cancel, both of you make each other the most important relationship you have. Keeping your word and committing to quality time will build your intimacy.  Your Dominant should always be giving you something to look forward to. Dinner out or dinner in… But NO KIDS, NO FAMILY, just the two of you.  Intimacy in Your Domination and submission Marriage, Intimacy, D/s-M, Sharing Intimacy as a couple, husDOM

Affirmation, words that are complimentary and words of appreciation. Being positive and giving positive feedback about things your partner is doing or has done in the past.

Gifts, big or small, they are a must and thats not only for the Dominant to give to submissives. You ladies need to make sure that you also give those things to him that he would like to have… Do these regularly.

Acts of Service, you don’t havIntimacy in Your Domination and submission Marriage, Intimacy, D/s-M, Sharing Intimacy as a couple, husDOMe to be a service submissive to do nice things for your Dominant. In downtime ask him what he would like you to do.  Do some practical tasks for your partner those things you can do and without being asked to do them. You know your Dominant think on what may surprise him.

Look into their eyes, put down the phone, i-pad or computer screen. When he speaks to you look into his eyes. It is harder than you think, but with your DOM do not multitask as he is speaking. Your entire attention is his. This feeds your Dominant.

Listen, Listen, Listen Actively.

Read to him, this will feed him in multiple ways. Read at night a few paragraphs of your erotic book. Highlight things when you’re not together that you can go back and make sure he hears what it is you like or want to try.

Space, do your own thing apart.  I would say that letting your partner do his hobby or activity alone, let him be himself outside of your relationship. Do this approximately once a week. (Couples that are on the daily 9-5 schedules.)  You finding your own thing to do away from him will give an “absence makes the heart grow fonder feeling” when you come back together.

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Touching,  hold hands, touch or rub his back now and again. Ask him to touch you. Tell and show him how you desire to be touched. Sit in his lap……

LET GO! Sometimes, in society we seem to get all caught up in what we look like as a couple to the outside world. Let go of that and find what feels good to you and your Dominant. Nothing looks better on a couple then a healthy happy horny dynamic.  When you can do that you can get to know you and your husDOM in a more intimate way.

Sharing Intimacy

Sharing Intimacy with others. At some point in D/s-M, you will be approached or feel at a crossroads with thinking about sharing intimacy with another person or couple. It’s a normal thing to think about but, this is a road that you DO NOT have to take ever if you do not want to.  It’s NOT the ‘next step’, if someone tells you that or insists it is, it should raise a red flag.  You never have to take that step, unless you BOTH decide to take that detour or step in your journey.  Sharing, meaning touching, playing and being more familiar with someone other than your Sir and even him with another.   In fact, sharing does NOT have anything to do with D/s-M, Dominance and submission in any manner, it is strictly the kink or BDSM of the dynamic, an activity that you may choose to partake in within your D/s-M.

Intimacy is not a pysical act or a tangible item such as the act of sex or a penis or a vagina.  Intimacy is something much moIntimacy in Your Domination and submission Marriage, Intimacy, D/s-M, Sharing Intimacy as a couple, husDOMre special shared between individuals.   In essence you and your Sir are giving a piece of something special away, you will not be able to take it back or replace it.   A crucial thing to remember is that intimacy is something that can be damaged or even destroyed.  You must be absolutly positive that if you decide to share your intimacy you will both be alright with how you both feel afterwards.  When any of us are considering sharing intimacy there is the reality that neither person can know absolute how each partner will feel after the fact.  What could you lose if one of you feels differently than you may have thought prior to the act?  You both need to be secure enough in your marriage and secure enough in yourselves to know that sharing, even such thing as a simple touch would not undermine your entire marriage.  Some couples can “swing” regularly and share intimacy and most can not.

Unfortunately,  I have not experienced a married couple doing so for longer than a couple of years without them separating or even a divorce prevailing.  I spoke about False Intimacy above and this seems to be the case most times.  When you are having false intimacy you are identifying with this person or persons and developing a relationship with them.  A relationship where one or more of you could be shut out of.  Always, find out one another’s genuine motivation’s for wanting that experience and talk, talk and talk about it before acting on it. This becomes a very real risk vs reward consideration to contemplate.

I want to close up with a “Garden of Eden” metaphor your marriage is a garden”, you and your Sir a “tree” You both make up this tree, intertwined, making your branches full and strong.  Your marriage has the right foundations and your D/s-M has developed and enriched both of you until your tree grows fruit”. This fruit is precious not to be eaten except by the people who have worked hard over the years nurturing and helping it grow,  you and your husDOM.  Will you both be alright with letting someone touch and eat this fruit? Your fruit can sit and only be eaten by the two of you year after year, or you can share that fruit (intimacy) with others. Do you keep away the serpent” or do you invite him in?

Can you both handle the serpent?  

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With our communities we promote a monogamous married Domination and submission relationship but we also believe you can have some experiences that can enrich your marriages and not harm it.  These experiences are controlled by the Dominant and not encouraged to be repeated, but you can have them if you’re both prepared and full of fruit. If you repeat these experiences you both take the chance of forming relationships, with the other parties. Meaning relationships with your partner maybe even replacing you. Weed your garden, don’t grow weeds!

Going back to the beginning of the post, our community and our gatherings can give you those genuine and true experiences and help you feel alive, thus finding you and your true self so that you can have TRUE INTIMACY with your husband and most important yourself. 

 

Little Kaninchen

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14 Comments
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    Veruca Lead Mod. 4 months ago

    Another great post LK!
    I love the intimacy that Sir and I have RE-discovered in our dynamic and relationship…but it takes work to keep it up!
    Smooches,
    V

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    Lts Administrator 4 months ago

    Lk this post is one of your best lady! It has sincere meaning to me because Intimacy to me is not skin deep. Intimacy is special and has heart and soul deep feelings that you give only to special people in your life. And as you say, once broken or used to hurt you it can never be returned as it was truly meant when given. Also in my opinion D/s means Domination and submission it has nothing in reference to swinging with others. Swinging is a choice you and your partner decide to add into your life for whatever reason. I also believe it was something you wanted to do way before you got into a D/s M relationship. D/s just gave you an easy way out to bring it forth and act upon. Can Intimacy play into the swinging relationship? I believe in the beginning it will not but if you continue with the same person or couple than yes it could and become the serpent that can destroy the tree and the garden you have built together. Intimacy is special and it should be treated and respect. LK this post is going to be one of my top 5 if not number 1 already. Thank you lady for writing and sharing your personal journey, thoughts and emotions with all of us.

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      LK DsM Founder 4 months ago

      Thank you, this is high praise from you LT. I know you speak in the forum about your threesome experience and can speak from your experience. I think this is great info for all the subbies out there wanting to take the leap. I want you all to think before you do, what you could loose … Is there anything to gain other then one night of crazy lust? I wrestled with this our whole D/s-M … My Sir holds me back from doing things that could hurt us… I am glad he has… Maybe someday an experience could happen… or it might not… HUGS TO YOU! LK

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    Sweetness Moderator 4 months ago

    I love the Garden of Eden analogy LK. This dynamic has brought my sir and I so much closer and who new you could even get any closer than we already are. The intimacy we are experiencing is one of the best parts of our dynamic. Everything you had listed above is so spot on. Our words, our touch ,our feelings are so in tune with eachother and its all because of this dynamic we call D/s-m.

    We are older and wiser and do not have that desire to take on a muliti partner intimacy dynamic… we may fantasize about a third party for the experience, but i believe that is where that will stay as a fantasy. As solid as we are in our relationship I would not want to test the fruits of those desires.

    Thank you for this post LK, reading it brought all kinds of emotions forward to how my sir makes me feel, since staring D/s-m our relationship has grown solid and its been an amazing journey!

    Hugs
    Sweetness

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    Battysub Moderator 4 months ago

    Wonderful, thank you again for such an insightful topic. Once again you have touched on feelings that seen to go unspoken in my marriage because neither of us have the words to express our thoughts.
    Batty

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      LK DsM Founder 4 months ago

      Thanks Batty, I wanted to make subbies think before they leap. I wanted to leap and my Sir has held me back from doing things sometimes that I would have regretted. I have learned that My Sir and I have something so very special and I should treat it with kid-gloves. Our intimacy is something that is GOLDEN. Every couple needs to spend time making their own fruit before ever letting someone else take part in it.
      HUGS & Best Wishes for your D/s-M….. LK

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    Babe Moderator 4 months ago

    What a wonderful post LK. Intimacy is an important part of a marriage/relationship. This post was very insightful and thank you for sharing.
    XOXO Babe

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      LK DsM Founder 4 months ago

      Intimacy is everything between a husDOM and his submissive. You don’t have that in your marriage then it really is lost…. Find your intimacy and build on it…. Help it fruit…

      LK

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    1637sMrs 4 months ago

    We are still very new to this dynamic, but i am learning more about myself and working through things I didn’t realize I needed to from my last marriage. I am gaining strength in ways I didn’t realize I was weak. Sir and I have been married 8 years, and still act like newlyweds, so I never felt a lack of intimacy, so I have been very surprised at how that has been heightened! I didn’t know it could be 🙂

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      LK DsM Founder 4 months ago

      You will fly hight the first year and build on a foundation… Make sure you read my foundation posts. AFter you have that foundations and get the commitment from your husband then the sky is the limit… build on what you have and make both of you stronger for it. HUGS! LK

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    SaraPhim 4 months ago

    This post really had me thinking. Sir and I have always had an intimate relationship from the beginning. Some of it is so integral to us that I can see that I may not appreciate the gift of it all. Thank you for the reminder, I plan on giving Sir gratitude for the care he gives me in our marriage.

    I love the connection with the eyes comment, that is I try to give to every human. I feel like it’s the gift of truly bring present with another human, and it is becoming a lost gift. When you connect with someone in the eye, even in passing it is truly amazing the shift you can see.

    We are still fairly new to the formal acceptance and walking in this journey together, we have had to talk and share and be even more honest than I thought possible. I wouldn’t say that I have ever been dishonest with him, but I now can see how I have withheld things from him.

    I’m definitely looking forward to the intimacy growing!

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      LK DsM Founder 4 months ago

      I am so happy to get the reminders out there! Intimacy is golden and always can be built on…. Giving it away weakens your marriage muscle sometimes…. Just a reminder to everyone not to take your intimacy for granted. HUGS!

      LK

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