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How would you define the types of submissives with these titles (include additional titles if possible) slave, pet, babygirl, little, dollies, est? Do you consider these names just titles, a representation of service/play preferred or personality types?

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Luis

I am surprised this question came as private; so I changed it to public.  It is a good question one which can be at the heart of many peoples view points.

Titles bear a value to help distinguish and define a person but I have yet to meet any person whom could be defined by a single title. In the life style they help use "announce" to people outside our clutch as to the relationship and role played within the lifestyle.  There is a world of difference between "sub", "slave" and "newbie"; or between "maso", "kinkster", "sex toy", etc.  Sometimes they define the relationship, sometimes they define the preference; mixing them up gives you an explanation of what the relationship is about.

Personally; I use names, peoples names but can change them up to names which bear meaning and more importantly are a handle given by a dom to their property; as opposed to one they identify themselves with.  I express relationships to others in terms of titles, but rarely use them in private. I for one do not need to be called master all of the time to reinforce my ego; I will insist on titles (and prefer the Latin term "Dominar") to reinforce in the slave when they are being put in their place but otherwise I tend to relax it a little. Other dominants are significantly more pedantic but over time you grow into your skin and it needs little external (verbal) reinforcing.  

However, having said that during scenes or extended training titles are essential that the power distance and clear separation occurs; so familiarity of names is a strict no-no and titles are used to exclusion.

I do not know if this helps you but again it is my view; and others may differ.

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I will answer any questions concern the lifestyle and may annoy a few because I do dive into the history and psychology of this lifestyle in many of my answers. I have a partner a Femdom Mistress who shares my experiences and assets, as I hers. Also belonging to a couple groups in Europa and Asia. Traveling frequently between the continents. We tend to share information and discuss many of the topics frequently. I will focus on the core items around, training and relationship management for those that are interested.

Experience

I have been involved in the lifestyle since being introduced to it by my father at the age of 13. He was a master in the 50's to 80's but predated the popularity of Gor, and was Pharaonic in nature. I owned my own slaves since my early 20's. I have usually been part of a poly household. For about 6 years three of us ran a BDSM club in Prague until it was "acquired" by the Russian "businessmen". I do not hold any moral taboos about this lifestyle and at one time or another have experience or seen everything imaginable. It is in this absence of mrals that principles, protocols and personal honour must determine the worth of an individual. It is their clear and unwavering adherence to these ethics that make for stauncher things than those which some observance by mere lip service to common morals. When men/women of honour lead, then they do so without malice, without negativity and without thought of personal gain. It only then that they truly attain Dominon over others. Therefore in mastery comes a devotion to duty, and the existence, needs and desires of others that exceeds the submission mere slaves give to the Dominant. A Dominant one must lead, govern, educate and enrich the lives of subjects beign ruled... for otherwise they are but a sycophant and a tyrant. Hedonism and narcissism plays no part in this, it is an apparition that forms from acts done at much higher levels of meaning that mere morally bound persons can not see.

Organizations
I belong to a number of local clubs, and a loose association (not formal) of about 25 masters and mistresses here in Western Europe and Asia who share experiences, training and some exchange trade assets.

Publications
I have not published on BDSM under my name, but contribute frequently to forums. I am consolidating my writings slowly on DarkCastleSin.org for any that are interested in reading.

Education/Credentials
Not relevant although I do have a DCS and DT but I am not Christian so have no moral dilemmas with this lifestyle.

Awards and Honors
Not applicable here, come on in our lifestyle these do not exist but should. When was the last time we had public awards for Worlds Darkest Sadist, World's Most Gifted Shibaru Artist, Worlds Most Diligent Mentor, World's Most Gifted Enthusiast,

Past/Present Clients
Not relevant; private consults remain so.

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