Something New

Do I look different?

I am having a hard time writing this post because I feel vulnerable. I’m excited and I want to tell everyone all the things. It’s not really new, just… finally. A coming out. After coming out about a million things in this lifetime, I think it would get easier, but it doesn’t. I still have to take a deep breath and dare myself to jump… Every time I put words to my behaviors it’s after a long struggle and someone giving me permission. No one is ever surprised, but that moment of saying it outloud can’t be taken back. The first time is always the hardest.

I’ve started working as a professional Dominant. And I love it!

ProDoming is potentially the most empowering thing I have ever done. It helps me know who I am. I have a world of fun within my scenes, and it offers many of my skills to my clients. There’s more to it than the satisfaction of a job well done though, getting paid what I ask for my time and talents, to be who I am, and to use my body, mind, emotions, intuition, my communication skills, imagination, sex geekery, and passion for being in the moment, is everything. I also find it incredibly healing and confidence building to tell a client what I will and will not do and have the answer to my outline be a respectful, “Yes, Sir”.

I love performing, and it is what I have pursued my entire life, but I don’t get paid what I should for being an artist. Doming uses all of my performance skills and commands a respectful pay grade. Do I think I’ll be able to do this long? I don’t know. I’m still learning, even after 6 years immersed in the kink community, with a few years teaching kink classes, and 22 years in sexuality education under my belt. I love to please. I love making offerings whilst reading what my sub needs moment to moment and fitting that into my personal desires and design. So far that’s what Doming feels like to me, and it feels sustainable.

Who will I become? No one but who I am. I intend on continuing in this job to the extent that I can do it my way (I mean, why try doing things any other way at this point?). If I dress femme it will be because I feel like it that day — and I don’t feel femme most (if any) days. I will be me, handling my clients the ways I see fit, and presenting myself in the ways that make me feel confident. Not coerced, not reaching beyond my boundaries, not playing games to attract someone’s eye who isn’t a good match for what I have to offer. I intend on being simple, perverted, happy to connect, sadistic, playful, fluid, imaginative, dandy, me.

I always want to encourage the people around me, my students, my audience, my friends and lovers, to play. I think that’s what makes D/s, BDSM, and kink fun to being with. If you’re interested in working with me drop me a line. As one friend said, “I can’t wait to see how this influences your stage life”. I’m also excited to see where my solo show, NO SHAME, goes from here. There is more of it to develop, and I do think working in the domain of sexuality and sensuality is part of my story. Wish me well.

Play On My Friends,
~ Karin

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~Thank you.

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Undercover costume complete...

“I’ve got some questions for you”, she murmured.  “We can do this here or downtown at the joint.  It’s up to you…”

Hello My Friends, today I’d like to ask you for some help:  I’d like to read some coming out kinky stories.

Most people start out new to the idea of kink somewhere along the way.  It’s usually an adjustment.  For some people beginning to find their place identifying as kinky it’s easy, and for some it is confusing or they have a hard time knowing how to “do” the things they are supposed to do to feel the way they think they are supposed to feel.  Some people learn the ropes by finding a kinky beau, or maybe they have friends who can introduce them to a larger kinky community.  Some people practice in private for years before mustering up the courage to meet people face to face and try these things out…  Everyone has a story of some sort.  I’d like to hear them.

What was it like (or what IS it like) to figure out how to be the kinky you you identify as?

Feel free to take this question any which way you like, I’m just looking for stories and ideas and lessons from a variety of sources about what it’s like to be a newbie, and (if it applies to your experience) what tricks or tips you have for people who are newly on their way.

Please write your answers/ideas/stories to me at: Karin@ABCsOfKink.com or just reply below, I’d really love to hear your thoughts on this subject.

To Breath and Being,
~ Karin

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~Thank you.

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