Kinky Glossary Letter A

Kinky Glossary Letter A Notes

  • All skills or play styles described below involve interactions between consenting adults unless otherwise noted.
  • * denotes activity which are commonly considered Edgeplay though other play may fall into this category for some participants

Kinky Glossary Letter A Disclaimer

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24/7

A power exchange relationship in which the rituals, protocols, and expectations from a negotiated contract are in place 24 hours a day 7 days a week in both public and private life


Aa

Abrasion

  • using something rough, such as sandpaper, in BDSM play;
  • broken skin wound as a result of play

AB/DL

Acronym for Adult Baby/Diaper Lover, is a form of age play that is centered around the enjoyment of being dressed and treated like a baby as well the love of being diapered as well; See also: Age play

Distorted image of a childish man in diaper and with pacifier looking up

Adult Buffet

Primarily used in the swing community to describe a group sex party or orgy where consenting adults choose have sex with any or all other attendees

smiling swingers touch and run hands on bodies laying on large bed under blanket in bedroom closeup slow motion

After Care

Physical and emotional care following a BDSM scene or a Kinky play session which is negotiated prior to the scene and may include anything from medical care, cuddling, and verbal processing

Enjoy each other, mug of tea and the morning. Two young lovers are cuddling in the bed, looking deep into eyes of each other, guy plays with her, true love, feelings, emotions

Agamy

A form of relationship anarchy, the practice of mindfully not engaging in marriage or reproduction


Age Play

Play which allows for participants to take on characteristics and traits of a specific age/age range outside their own; tend to be nurturing in nature and may, but do not necessarily involve, fantasies of incest; Common dynamics include Daddy/girl, Mommy/baby, Teacher/student; Age players are consenting adults only; See also: AB/DL

cute girl in a pink wig in kigurumi unicorn pyjamas costume

Anal Torture

Practice of inflicting consensual pain on the anus



Androgyny

Person whose physical presentation includes traits of both typically male and female characteristics


Animal Play

Power Exchange dynamic, similar to Primal Play, however, in this role play, the participants are expected to dress and behave like their totem animal; Does not include or support bestiality.

Kinky Glossary Letter A

Asexual

A person who has minimal to no desire for sexual activity. Also known as Gray- sexual; See also: demisexuals


Auctioned off

A BDSM activity where a D-type auctions off their consenting s-type for temporary play with another D-types