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 ======MYTH: BDSM is abuse. ====== ======MYTH: BDSM is abuse. ======
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-**FACT:**  BDSM is not abuse. The participants in BDSM are loving, caring, communicative,​ consensual adult partners that know the risks of what they do and the pleasures they can receive from doing them.  The actions used in consensual BDSM are [[negotiated]],​ involve the communication of limits and boundaries that are not to be crossed and instill the use of a [[safeword]] that stops all action as soon as it is spoken. Everything is fully agreed upon by all parties involved.\\+**FACT:**  BDSM is not abuse. The participants in BDSM are loving, caring, communicative,​ consensual adult partners that know the risks of what they do and the pleasures they can receive from doing them.  The actions used in consensual BDSM are [[Limits & negotiations|negotiated]],​ involve the communication of limits and boundaries that are not to be crossed and instill the use of a [[safewords|safeword]] that stops all action as soon as it is spoken. Everything is fully agreed upon by all parties involved.\\
 Abuse is a pattern of controlling and manipulating the actions, thoughts and life of another person without their consent. The tactics of control (physical abuse, psychological and emotional abuse, economic abuse, and/or sexual abuse) used by batterers are not used in the context of a consensual, negotiated BDSM relationship and cannot be stopped with a safeword.\\ Abuse is a pattern of controlling and manipulating the actions, thoughts and life of another person without their consent. The tactics of control (physical abuse, psychological and emotional abuse, economic abuse, and/or sexual abuse) used by batterers are not used in the context of a consensual, negotiated BDSM relationship and cannot be stopped with a safeword.\\
 BDSM is Safe, Sane and CONSENSUAL…..Abuse is NEVER consensual.\\ BDSM is Safe, Sane and CONSENSUAL…..Abuse is NEVER consensual.\\
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