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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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Given a textuality buzzing with as much erotic charge as The Scarlet Letter contains, is it possible to hear in this bachelor's parting words to the man of his singular obsession not the anguish of a bested opponent but rather a sadomasochistic love cry, uttered by a stricken lover capable of signaling through his anguish the strangest of affections?
Despite varied contributions being made, it is evident that the descriptions provided have an element of unity, and hence overlapping congruent themes depicting the therapeutic psychic sadomasochistic forces involved.
The BBFC has passed it uncut despite very strong violence, sadomasochistic sex scenes and child abuse.
It is now a crime of violence if the pornography includes "a child engaged in, solicited for, depicted in, or posed in any act of sexual penetration or bound, fettered or subject to sadistic, masochistic or sadomasochistic abuse in a sexual context.
So she reaches out through the Internet and hooks up with Louis (Jason Patric) in a sadomasochistic affair.
MAX Moseley has freely admitted indulging in sadomasochistic orgies with prostitutes.
World motorsport chief Max Mosley won his privacy case at London's High Court yesterday against a British newspaper which alleged he took part in a Nazi-themed sadomasochistic orgy with prostitutes.
Cases describing clinical work are grouped "according to considerations of the development of sadomasochistic pathology, the mechanisms involved, some clinical manifestations of severe sadomasochism, and technical interventions.
The poster mimicked the famous painting with half-naked men in leather, sadomasochistic attire posing as Jesus Christ and the apostles behind a table laden with obscene sex paraphernalia.
Sexual conduct" means actual or simulated sexual intercourse, deviate sexual intercourse, sexual bestiality, masturbation, or sadomasochistic abuse; actual lewd exhibition of the genitals; actual physical contact with a person's clothed or unclothed genitals, pubic area, buttocks, or, if such person is a female, breast, with the intent to arouse or gratify the sexual desire of either party; or any act or conduct which constitutes sexual battery or simulates that sexual battery is being or will be committed.
Midori calls upon her experience as a former professional dominatrix to tell erotic sadomasochistic tales in her freshman effort as an erotica fiction author.
Taking their cue from the sadomasochistic drive of MTV's Jackass, the young dancers often act like stunt people, literally throwing away their bodies.