Minerva's Breakdown 

Advice for those on the verge

minervajayne.jpg

Dear Minerva,

What are your feelings on, shall we say, "alternative therapy?" Recently, I had what was very likely a manic episode that resulted in erratic, obsessive behavior and major sexual compulsions. Thankfully, nothing ended dangerously, but I was posting and surfing in some shady places trying to get a particular fetish fed. Finally, I got it fed, by my significant other. To try to be a tame as possible on the topic, it involved a leather belt and some bruises that I'm definitely feeling every time I sit. The next day, I woke up and felt calm and relaxed. I feel like this says something about my psychological being, and I'm analyzing it. I guess I just want opinions.

Sincerely,

Beat Me Daddy, Eight to the Bar

Dear Beat Me:

Some people find solace in a good beating. If that helps you on your path, you will find no one more permissive than me. As long as you aren't hurting yourself or others and you are both capable of consent, let loose. I have known people who actively enjoy and sing the praises of the BDSM lifestyle. However, while the sweetness of the lash has proven fruitful to your own psyche and emotional well-being, I am in no position to give you advice on treatment for significant mental health issues. But I will say, whatever positively augments your life, pursue passionately. Trust me, we all have our fetishes (especially yours truly). Please play safe.

Pin It
Favorite

Latest in Minerva's Breakdown

Comments


Comments are closed.

More by Minerva Jayne

Readers also liked…


Submit an Event

Popular Events

  • BCT Theater Lab Backstage Pass Fundraiser @ Boise Contemporary Theater

    • Mon., April 23, 6 p.m. $50
    • Buy Tickets
  • Boise Boys Premiere on HGTV Screening Party @ Whole Foods Market

    • Wed., April 25, 9 p.m. FREE
  • Nietzsche and Christianity: Confrontation of the Age @ Victory Farm Center for the Humanities

    • Sat., April 28, 6-8 p.m. FREE

© 2018 Boise Weekly

Website powered by Foundation