sadomasochism


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sadomasochism

Psychol the combination of sadistic and masochistic elements in one person, characterized by both aggressive and submissive periods in relationships with others
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She argues that Western conceptions of sexuality in fact do contain an "aesthetic sexuality" and that sadomasochism can be viewed as an exemplary case study.
The book aims to expand the reader's understanding of psychic sadomasochism by using varying theoretical perspectives following each of the case examples; indeed, each of the presenting four cases is followed by three case discussions.
Asked about his interest in sadomasochism, he told FT Weekend Magazine: "I think it's like being homosexual.
Owners of the pub have confirmed that if the bondage and sadomasochism night is a success, they will look to hold other nights in the future.
Larger-than-life characters such as Vanessa and Aunt Louise the panoply of domestic animals and an aphoristic section composed of existential meditations all contribute to this fiction of fictions whose explorations of the nature of love sadomasochism and self-discovery invoke the work of Kate Chopin Mary Gaitskill and Kate Bravermans Lithium for Medea in turns.
Chapter 3 is Kucich's most lucid chapter, possibly because he discovers sadomasochism in its most familiar form, from the irresolute browbeating typical of Kipling's "magical groups", from early works like Stulky & Co.
The indecent images, found on his computer when he was arrested on February 8, included the highest category of seriousness - including sadomasochism, torture and bestiality.
In the first 30 minutes of the performance the couple explain why they indulge in sadomasochism, and afterwards go on to demonstrate what is usually seen in dingy fetish clubs.
The sex scenes are vintage Madonna, involving kinky sadomasochism, outrageous costumes and a heavy dose of tongue-in-cheek humour.
surgeon, that participants in boxing and sadomasochism do not aim to
Fearful symmetry; the development and treatment of sadomasochism.
Recorded in London with the likes of Stevie Winwood and Jack Bruce on session duty and a young Bob Ezrin in the production chair, Berlin is a Brechtian song-cycle that packs lashings of sex, drugs and sadomasochism into the story of doomed lovers who are far more Sid & Nancy than Romeo & Juliet.