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How to be Kinky: A Beginner's Guide to BDSM

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For singles and couples looking to take a walk on the wild side but questioning where to begin, How to be Kinky offers the perfect starting place.

Instead of emphasizing techniques and clinical issues, it takes a more practical approach, with advice on finding a scene, negotiating kinky play with a partner, maintaining boundaries, kinky uses for common household objects, a
Paperback, 168 pages
Published August 12th 2008 by Green Candy Press
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I resisted reading this book for a long time. I'm not sure if it was because it was non-fiction or because I knew I had to lead a discussion on it. Shame on me! This book is FABULOUS! I wish this book existed when I first wanted to learn about how to be Kinky over 20 years ago. It would have saved me a lot of trial and error.

Morpheous writes in a very easy to read style. His explanations are clear and concise. What I liked most about his book is his encouraging tone. He emphasizes safety in a ma
Erzabet Bishop
If you are looking for a beginners guide to BDSM with instruction and amazing color illustrations, then look no further than How to Be Kinky. I loved this book for the down to earth basics and illustrations that show you what is what.

Learn about:

Knot tying
Fetish parties
Terms used in BDSM
Perspectives from Dominants and submissives
Social parameters

And a whole lot more!

This book is broken up into chapters:

1. A Look At Play
2. Social Parameters
3. Scenarios
4. What's On the Me
Robert Swain
Oct 04, 2014 Robert Swain rated it it was amazing
Great book for people or couples looking to explore a little or a lot of kink in their relationship. Well structured and easy to understand.
Feb 25, 2012 Sandra rated it liked it
Shelves: own, non-fiction
Well written but very basic information.

I suppose it depends where you are in life but I think I was looking for a bit more depth.

Of course, there are plenty of other books out there that cater for that, and this book does specify its for beginners.

So if you're interested and a beginner, this is a good place to start.
Sep 08, 2012 Judity rated it really liked it
Shelves: non-fiction
I bought this book when I first began writing erotica. At my decades-old age, I was afraid I might have forgotten the ins and outs of sex and could use a refresher course. Loved the book and even learned new techniques for my various stories.

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I'm book smart, not street smart.
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