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Dominance and submission
Therefore, many in the BDSM community do not fit the criteria.
A safeword may be used by the Dominant as well as the Submissive if they feel things have gone too far and are uncomfortable continuing.
Two switches together may negotiate and exchange roles several times in a session equipment shackleshandcuffsand spanking benches or a Berkley horsefor example used for play scenes, or they may visit a BDSM. Some people maintain a special room or area, called a dungeonwhich contains special whipsqueening stoolsclub that maintains such facilities.