How’d I get this Way?

 Posted by on December 26, 2012
Dec 262012
How’d I get this Way?

Kinky folks, myself included, are often completely obsessed with genesis.  I don’t mean the one in the Christian bible, but rather their own genesis, “how they came to be the kinky person they are”.  A good friend of mine, the sex therapist Dr. Gloria Brame, says that it’s incredibly common for kinksters to carry around […]

Respect & Cherish

 Posted by on October 5, 2012
Oct 052012
Respect & Cherish

One of the models I tend towards with regards to Power and Authority Exchange is based on Taoism and the interplay between yin and yang.  For a quick primer on how this may play out in the context of authority in D/s relationships, you can read a piece I wrote on Intent v. Rules.  You […]

We are Nothing

 Posted by on July 19, 2011
Jul 192011

By Mako Allen

Years ago, I remember being new to kink, and very hungry for it. I spent money I didn’t really have on all sorts of toys and clothes. I embarked on the quest for the most comfortable diaper that would make me feel the most babyish. I tried all sorts of new activities

Nobody Special

 Posted by on January 8, 2011
Jan 082011

By Mako Allen

I’ve got some bad news for you: you’re not special. There’s good news though too. Neither is anybody else. We are all one in the Tao. This is a very tough lesson for kinky people, because it’s a very tough lesson for anybody.