87| Navigating the World of BDSM - Lee Harrington

DSR: Become a Better Man by Mastering Dating, Sex and Relationships (formerly Dating Skills Podcast) show

Summary: In this episode Lee Harrington gives advice on: <br>- Lee's is current relationship and where he's at in his own life regarding dating, sex, and relationships (03:35) <br>- What sparked Lee's interest in BDSM and kink, and his introduction into it (04:23) <br>- An overview of BDSM and kink, and their variety of preferences (06:59) <br>- BDSM and kink becoming more mainstream and its relevance to a mainstream audience, as well as the importance of communication and 'consent' (10:10) <br>- Navigating the boundaries of the "extreme" in BDSM and kink as a way of developing and improving your relationships, even if deciding there are experiences that are not for you (15:22) <br>- Finding ways to introduce yourself to BDSM and kink: communities, classes, private clubs, parties, etc. (16:38) <br>- What type of people would be interested in exploring this area? (23:43) <br>- How to introduce this area of interest to your partner (27:07) <br>- Building trust and communication in various types of sexual experiences to improve your relationship (30:11) <br>- Specific things in the Fifty Shades of Grey movie and books that portray the healthy and unhealthy sides of BDSM and kink (36:09) <br>- Coming to an agreement about what you and your partner are into and fulfilling each other's desires (40:46) <br>- Matchmaking type of websites for people interested BDSM and kink (41:46) <br>- The importance of safety when using bondage toys and equipment (47:40) <br>- The emotional journey during BDSM and kink types of sexual experiences: playing and dealing with your emotions (56:09) <br>- Navigating through the BDSM community and dealing with different perceptions or approaches: the negative aspects (1:01:05) <br>- The various styles of rope bondage, where to start, and your approach (1:07:30) <br>- The best ways for people to contact Lee and learn more about his work (see show notes below) (1:14:51) <br>- Recommendations for high quality advice in this area (1:14:51) <br><br><br>GET MORE: <a href="https://www.datingskillsreview.com/ep-87-bdsm-lee-harrington/">Show Notes &amp; Resources</a>, <a href="https://www.datingskillsreview.com/ep-87-bdsm-lee-harrington/#transcript">Interview Transcript</a> and <a href="https://www.datingskillsreview.com/ep-87-bdsm-lee-harrington/#comments">Comments</a>. <p> HELP ME SPREAD THE WORD! </p><p> Think this episode was Kick-Ass?<br> <a href="http://www.datingskillsreview.com/itunes/">An iTunes review would be SO appreciated!</a> This is what helps me stand out so I can help more men like you.<br> <a href="http://www.datingskillsreview.com/itunes/">Click here to review the show</a>. </p><p> FEEDBACK </p><p> Hit me up with your comments and guest suggestions. I read EVERYTHING. </p><p> • Email: <a href="mailto:angel@datingskillsreview.com">angel@datingskillsreview.com</a><br> • Get my newsletter: <a href="http://datingskillsreview.com/newsletter/">Click here to get my Newsletter</a><br> • Got a question? Drop it in our voicemail to get it answered: 323.747.5006 </p><p> MORE FREE STUFF:<br> • <a href="http://www.datingskillsreview.com/fasttrack/">Get the Fast Track Dating System</a><br> • <a href="http://www.datingskillsreview.com/gettop13/">Get Monster Brain Dump from our Editorial Team on Top Advice of All Time</a><br> </p>