Bondage positions and methods

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Bondage is the activity of tying or restraining people using equipment such as chains, cuffs, or collars for mutual erotic pleasure.wikipedia
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Bondage (BDSM)

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Bondage is the activity of tying or restraining people using equipment such as chains, cuffs, or collars for mutual erotic pleasure.
Bondage may be used as an end in itself, as in the case of rope bondage and breast bondage.

Armbinder

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Ropes are a common element of these positions, although straps, webbing, chains, hooks, manacles, Spreader bars, collars, common furniture, purpose built frames, various gags and monogloves may also be used.
The fingertip end of the monoglove was frequently provided with a D-ring, allowing the bound arms to be anchored into a hogtie or strappado position, or to be strapped to the front of a waist belt (forcing the hands into the crotch).

Rope bondage

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A number of bondage positions and methods are used in rope bondage and other BDSM activities.
The rope dress is not of itself a form of restraint, but is used either by itself as an adornment, or incorporated into restraining bondage.

Bondage cuffs

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Ropes are a common element of these positions, although straps, webbing, chains, hooks, manacles, Spreader bars, collars, common furniture, purpose built frames, various gags and monogloves may also be used.
A set of cuffs may be used to create a hogtie, and a pair of ankle cuffs can be used together with thigh-width straps to create a frogtie.

Suspension bondage

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A rope harness is similar in effect to a leather bondage harness, in that both are not in themselves normally used to bind a person, but are used to apply pressure over the area bound and can provide securing points for other bondage techniques, including suspension bondage.
An alternative method of vertical suspension is to use a bondage rope harness.

Self-bondage

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The ball tie is one of the positions possible in self-bondage.
To achieve a basic hogtie position, the cinch noose is tied to the ankles.

BDSM

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A number of bondage positions and methods are used in rope bondage and other BDSM activities. According to the Kinsey Institute, 12% of females and 22% of males respond erotically to BDSM.

Bondage harness

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A rope harness is similar in effect to a leather bondage harness, in that both are not in themselves normally used to bind a person, but are used to apply pressure over the area bound and can provide securing points for other bondage techniques, including suspension bondage.
On a female, the straps may be above and below the breasts, creating a form of breast bondage, with further straps around the waist.

Tickling game

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This simple over-arm tie is sometimes used in sexual foreplay and in tickling games where it prevents the submissive from protecting their ticklish spots.
Common positions for tickling are the over-arm tie, the hogtie, spread-eagle, with the person being tied up, cuffed or in stocks.

Japanese bondage

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The ties and frictions often are variants of Japanese bondage, shibari and kinbaku from where they derived.
Of particular importance are the Ushiro Takatekote (a type of box tie which surrounds the chest and arms), which forms the basis of many Kinbaku ties, and the Ebi-tie, or "Shrimp", which was originally designed as a torture tie and codified as part of the Edo period torture techniques.

Bondage hood

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Full-faced hoods are typically used for the practice of head bondage, and to restrain and objectify the wearer through depersonalization, disorientation and/or sensory deprivation.

List of BDSM equipment

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Scold's bridle

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Branks are used in some fetishistic bondage play.

Gag (BDSM)

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Ropes are a common element of these positions, although straps, webbing, chains, hooks, manacles, Spreader bars, collars, common furniture, purpose built frames, various gags and monogloves may also be used.
It is difficult to draw the line between a muzzle gag and a head harness with an attached gag.

Nipple clamp

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With the breasts pointing towards the floor, the use of nipple clamps, possibly with weights attached, can be used to stimulate the subject with more pain.

Kinsey Institute

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According to the Kinsey Institute, 12% of females and 22% of males respond erotically to BDSM.

Rope

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Ropes are a common element of these positions, although straps, webbing, chains, hooks, manacles, Spreader bars, collars, common furniture, purpose built frames, various gags and monogloves may also be used.

Strap

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Ropes are a common element of these positions, although straps, webbing, chains, hooks, manacles, Spreader bars, collars, common furniture, purpose built frames, various gags and monogloves may also be used.

Webbing

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Ropes are a common element of these positions, although straps, webbing, chains, hooks, manacles, Spreader bars, collars, common furniture, purpose built frames, various gags and monogloves may also be used.

Chain

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Ropes are a common element of these positions, although straps, webbing, chains, hooks, manacles, Spreader bars, collars, common furniture, purpose built frames, various gags and monogloves may also be used.

Hook

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Ropes are a common element of these positions, although straps, webbing, chains, hooks, manacles, Spreader bars, collars, common furniture, purpose built frames, various gags and monogloves may also be used.

Spreader bar

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Ropes are a common element of these positions, although straps, webbing, chains, hooks, manacles, Spreader bars, collars, common furniture, purpose built frames, various gags and monogloves may also be used.