How I came to realize that submission is a way of life

Photo and Artwork by Author (oil on canvas), based on and inspired by Paige Bradley’s sculpture “Expansion” (photographed at the Brooklyn bridge) http://paigebradley.com/blog/the-story-of-expansion/

My journey in BDSM has evolved in a unique way, one that made me realize I don’t live in two worlds, or have separate lives, or contradicting sides to my personality. But that wasn’t always what I believed. In my beginnings, I would often hear people say “I’ve been kinky my whole life”. That was not the case with me. I haven’t even been kinky very long, let alone my whole existence. Not even in…