10 Surprising Benefits of BDSM to Your Relationship

Some individuals love to engage in “50 Shades” kind of love-making with their partners through BDSM stands for Bondage and Discipline, Domination and Submission, Sadism and Masochism. While some people think that BDSM is kinky, others believed that it is crazy.

 

We are now in an era where what was considered taboo in the earlier years are slowly accepted, and is considered by most people. For example, tattoos, piercings and BDSM sex. BDSM sex has benefits that will surely surprise you, such as the following:

 

Enhance Communication

Better communication will result in a happier relationship. When couples roleplay in BDSM, they need to communicate with each other, which can establish a balance and strong communication. The more the couple practice BDSM, the more their communication improves.

 

You can practice good communication during BDSM as this act requires good communication between the submissive and the dominant. This trait can also be applied in your day to day life together.

 

Increase Intimacy

Normal sex already increases a couples intimacy, adding in a little bit of risk factor to the game like being tied up on the bed or chair with blindfolds increases it further. This act can establish trust, and if the act goes well, intimacy will skyrocket.

 

You can also experiment and incorporate sex toys from Bellesa Boutique for more fun and exciting experience. Sex toys can add more kink and increase arousal for both parties, which can also help boost intimacy along the process.

 

Decrease Stress level

Various studies have concluded that couples who participate in BDSM activities noticed a decrease in their stress level. A study conducted in 2009 discovered that cortisol levels of both submissives and dominants are lower after the BDSM act.

 

Experts say that there are two reasons why engaging in BDSM acts can reduce stress. First, the unique confidence the couples feel in their structured intimacy. Second, lots of couples who engaged in BDSM say they entered a state of mindfulness during their kinky adventure.

 

Decrease Anxiety

Aside from reducing stress level, BDSM sex can also decrease anxiety. A study that was presented in the Society for Personality and Social Psychology in Austin, TX, indicates that Sadism and Masochism change the flow of the blood in the brain similar when a person is doing yoga.

 

The altered state of consciousness that a person experiences during yoga meditation are also experienced by people who engage in S&M activities. The tranquillity that the BDSM participants undergo is due to the lack of blood flow to the brain, which in return reduces anxiety.

 

Boost Immunity

The sadistic act of spanking and flogging increase your brain’s blood flow, and this fresh blood soaks your organs and muscles with new hormones and oxygen. The used blood, on the other hand, is eliminated other with other waste and toxic that causes fatigue.

 

This process is like a cleansing process that helps boost our immunity by preparing our body to combat pathogens that can potentially cause illnesses. Although sex itself can already help with a person’s blood flow, it is nothing compared to the rush BDSM player experienced.

 

Can Give Extra Satisfaction

BDSM can give a different kind of satisfaction to couples who engage with this activity. Most couples who are into BDSM are more satisfied than traditional sex. There are multiple levels of satisfaction in BDSM. The rope, for instance, learning to control it and knowing how it moves can give you a different kind of satisfaction.

 

Another factor that can provide satisfaction in BDSM is the thought that you have control over another person. Dominating both the rope and your partner gives an appealing idea to the Dominant.

 

Encourages Fidelity

Due to the trust that is built while practising BDSM sex, it’s more likely for the couple to be loyal and faithful to one another. Individuals who take this act seriously are less likely to stray. These individuals will not sabotage the strong trust and safety that is already present in the relationship because of BDSM practice.

 

BDSM provides pleasures to both submissive and dominant, and if you can give a high level of pleasure to your partner, especially in sex, it is unlikely for your partner to be unfaithful. Aside from trust, loyalty is one of the main characteristics that is built by couples in BDSM activity which can reflect on your relationship.

 

Encourages Artistry

BDSM is considered as an art and handcuffing, rope bondage and photography help the person transform from being their ordinary selves into a work of art. Becoming something else can be very empowering to some individuals, mostly to those people who love to express themselves through art.

 

For some, BDSM gives them a chance to notice and experience their beauty in a new and artistic way. Nowadays, BDSM sex is not only being in control over your submissive partner, but it is also a new way to express oneself.

 

 

 

Excellent Workout

If you haven’t noticed, individuals who practise BDSM have a fit physique. The posture in every act in BDSM activity is far more strenuous than the position in traditional sex. This sexual position when you go “50 shades” is equivalent to a vigorous workout.

 

Enhances Mental Health

A study in 2013 cited that individuals who are participating in BDSM activity scores higher than individuals who practice traditional sex. The study further reveals that people who practised BDSM are more open, less neurotic and are better in overall mental health.

 

Couples who add kinkiness to their sexual life are also more secure in their relationship. They tend to be more sensitive when it comes to rejection. BDSM can also provide better physiological and physical healing due to more frequent skin to skin contact.

 

Takeaway

There is nothing wrong with trying out new things with your partner, especially if it is not only good for your experience but also for your relationship and health as well. Knowing the benefits BDSM sex can provide, you can now slowly incorporate one act at a time during your sex and observe how it improve your sexual experience along with your relationship and personal health.

 

 

Author’s Bio

Belinda is a 42-year-old married mother of three who lives in Naples, Florida. While staying at home to raise her children, she began to write articles and blogs for various outlets. She was raised in a strict, Christian home, but has since found more peace with a more spiritual approach to life and health. A strong believer in natural and alternative medicine, energy healing, and total wellness, she stumbled on the health benefits of the female orgasm quite by accident. Since then, she has often written pieces that help inform others about the benefits she discovered. Belinda also enjoys taking care of her home and family, and often jokes that she is a bit of a Stepford wife… with a wild side. In her free time, she loves to spend time at the beach with her family, host parties and BBQ’s, and work outside in one of her many flower gardens.

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