Dungeon VS. Clinic: The Origin of My Non-Conventional Research Project

GE DIGITAL CAMERAIt was amazing in those early days, when people met me and heard what I did for a living; they became anxiously interested in seeking my advice about their personal sex lives. This happened on a regular basis in and out of the dungeon.

Everywhere I went and most everyone I met became curious and started inquiring, probing…. I felt I was “on stage” wherever I was, but I didn’t have a problem sharing my knowledge, nor did the subject of “sex” embarrass me. It seemed everybody had questions or issues about their relationship or sex life. Most mainstream people were not familiar with the subculture I was involved with, but they knew it dealt with sexuality and that is what caught their interest.

Discussions with strangers and acquaintances quickly became as frequent and popular as with my personal friends and fetish enthusiasts.

Whenever I divulged my taboo occupation to family doctors, I was asked to stay and chat with them after my appointment. Predictably, they all wanted to be enlightened on the subject of domination and submission and what went on … Continue reading

About Sexology

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Information Source is Courtesy of  Princeton University

   

Sexology is the scientific study of sexual interests, behavior, and function In modern sexology, researchers apply tools from several academic fields, including biology, medicine, psychology, statistics, epidemiology, sociology, anthropology, and criminology. It studies sexual development and the development of sexual relationships as well as the mechanics of sexual intercourse.

It also documents the sexualities of special groups, such as the disabled, the handicapped, children, and the elderly. Sexologists study sexual dysfunctions, disorders, and variations, such as erectile dysfunction, pedophilia, and sexual orientation. Sexological findings can become controversial when they contradict mainstream, religious, or political beliefs.

While there are works dedicated towards sex in antiquity, the scientific study of sexual behavior began in the 19th century.  Shifts in European national borders at that time brought into conflict laws that were sexually liberal and laws that criminalized behaviors such … Continue reading