Study Shows BDSM participants are not nuts

Most of us have known this for a long time, however, most folks look at practitioners as deviant and “obviously” damaged, thus having a “need” to act out this way. While the study found BDSM participants to be less “agreeable” (whatever that means and I postulate that it’s possibly because were less likely to just cave to another person’s desires of any stripe) the main thrust of the results is:

“Finally, the subjective well-being of BDSM participants was higher than that of the control group. Together, these findings suggest that BDSM practitioners are characterized by greater psychological and interpersonal strength and autonomy.”

via Study: Bondage Aficionados Are Better-Adjusted Than Most.

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