a set of beliefs and practices that focus on BDSM and other non-normative sexual or kink practices as a kind of spiritual experience holds deep personal meaning to those involved.
Can overlap with Worship Kink.
- Partnering with people who have similar veiw-points and values.
- Associating kinky practices with meditation, prayer, or religious activity.
- Unwillingness or inability to engage with kink (and sometimes all sex) in ways that are out of line with one’s deeply held beleifs.
- Development of specific rituals within a dynamic that honor the spiritual nature of play, power-exchange, and other facets of BDSM and kink.
Branwen is an atheist and does not practice religion of any sort. She considers her kink practices her chosen form of spirituality, and finds spiritual significance through kink behavior.