ABCs of BDSM: A Beginners Guide To Bondage

Illustrated by Anna Sudit.
Have you ever thought about tying your partner up with rope? Or being tied up yourself? If you've floated the idea of bringing a kink into the bedroom, you're not the only one. Bondage is one that more people than you'd probably think are interested in trying. But as intriguing as the thought of bondage is, it can also be pretty scary.
There are so many questions when you first start out. What kind of rope do you get? What body parts are okay to tie up? Is it possible to seriously hurt your partner (or get hurt yourself)? How do you tell your partner what you do and don't want to try? And what happens if you do it wrong?
Ahead, we talked with a dominatrix, Yin Q, to answer some of those questions. Read on for tips about consent, safety, rope types, and safe words.

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