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A Beginner’s Guide to Bondage: Using Sensory Deprivation Sex Toys

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I’m assuming that as you are reading this, you already know what sensory deprivation is, but for those of you who have stumbled across this, or aren’t too sure, here’s a brief explanation. Sensory deprivation is a kind of sex play used in BDSM and bondage to take a submissive to amazing new heights of sensuality. It is exactly what it says and one of the aims is to explore the way in which a person reacts when most, or all, of their senses are taken away from them, such as by using a blindfold as a sex aid for sensory deprivation.

Most people find that when one of their senses is taken away from them that the other senses go into ‘over-drive’ in an attempt to compensate. For example, if you cannot see anything, your hearing becomes more acute, as does your sense of touch and smell. This is a very exciting avenue to explore and really is a great way to heighten an orgasm.

Dependent on how far you would like to explore this avenue of sexual play, one sex toy which can be used for sensory deprivation is really an extension of the blindfold idea, and that is something which is referred to as ‘hooding; within the BDSM community. The idea is that the dominant one will place a hood over the head of the submissive and make them stand there quietly while preparations are made for the sex session. This can be when the dominant is getting out other sex toys to be used when the sense of sight has been deprived. They might then choose to use a vibrator or dildo while the submissive is still wearing the hood.

Another important sense we use when having sex is the sense of touch. We want, and need, to feel the skin of our lover and to be able to caress them. Deprive us of that sense and we can become highly aroused by the thought of our partner doing sexual acts to us when we cannot reciprocate. A great sex toy to use for this kind of sensory deprivation is a pair, (or 2!) of handcuffs. Allow your lover to attach your wrists, (and ankles, if using 2 lots of handcuffs,) to the top and bottom of the bed. And there you are, naked and vulnerable and unable to do anything about it! How erotic is that?!!

Couple the loss of touch with losing the sense of sight and use a blindfold as well to increase the sensory deprivation. This is one of the most highly erotic positions you can be in. You don’t know what to expect next, or how long you are going to be in this position. It’s best if you just submit to it and allow your lover to bring you to orgasm. And if you really surrender to this situation, it can be a very freeing experience. Just think about it, you get all the pleasure, without having to do anything at all! You will probably also find that your orgasm is far more powerful than usual, especially if your lover is skilled and brings you to the brink time and again.

Use some sex toys for sensory deprivation today and really explore your boundaries!