What Does it Mean to Be Kinky?

You would think that the question, “What does it mean to be kinky?” would be the most basic and easiest question to answer in the kink and BDSM world, but it isn’t. This question stumps both kink-curious and people who have been in the lifestyle alike. Chances are, if...

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What it Really Means to Be Kinky

What it Really Means to Be Kinky

Whether you’re all for labels or against it as a form of identity alignment, labels exist — introvert, extrovert, binary, non-binary, Type A, Enneagram 3w2, Virgo, Slytherin, INTJ…you get the gist. Usually, the trend is that when you find a label that speaks to you,...

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What Turns You On Doesn’t Define Who You Are

What Turns You On Doesn’t Define Who You Are

It sounds like something Captain Obvious would say, right? But in truth, it’s not that obvious…unless you’re attuned to it. Let me give you an example: Guilty pleasures. We all have them — those tv shows, movies, songs, and what-have-you that you love, but feel guilty...

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Are You Ready for Kink/BDSM? 5 Signs You May Not Be

Are You Ready for Kink/BDSM? 5 Signs You May Not Be

Let’s be real, kink and BDSM can get dangerous and abusive. Just look at Fifty Shades of Grey—it’s a domestic violence relationship masked as BDSM. If you didn’t know any better, you wouldn’t be able to tell. It can be subtle. There are countless stories out there...

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Hey, I’m Veronica!

I’m a kink + BDSM educator for curious beginners. On this blog, you’ll find resources, articles, and personal experiences to help you on your own kink journey.

Desires Laid Bare is here to help make kink + BDSM fun, easy, and accessible.