BDSM roles at a glance

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The spectrum of BDSM roles and fetish personalities is almost endless and many overlap. Be it in motivation, behavior or kinks carried out. In order to bring some order to the chaos, here is an overview with a short description of the around 50 roles that are available to you on Deviance are available to choose from.

TOP

By “top” we mean the dominant BDSM roles, also called D-type. People who play above take over amicably< /a> the physical, emotional or mental control over other people. This can be for the duration of a session, a play relationship or, in the best case scenario, a romantic relationship. Sounds like fun, but it also means a lot of responsibility for the well-being of the submissive.

Top

Top A person who consensually controls what happens in BDSM activities. Top is more of a kind of umbrella term for a variety of dominant roles.

Dom / Domme

Dom / Domme short for “Dominant” and refers to a person who consensually has power, authority or control in a relationship, session or other activity.

Brat-Tamer

Brat-Tamer A dominant person who is actually a submissive but rebellious or even rebellious person disciplined and sees this as a challenge.

Daddy / Mommy / Caregiver

Daddy / Mommy / Caregiver A person who works within a relationship dynamic and within the framework of Ageplay takes on a fatherly or motherly caring role.

Master / Mistress

Master / Mistress A person who consensually takes ownership of a person with whom he or she is in a relationship.

Sadist

Sadist A person who enjoys consensually pleasing someone Humiliationor inflict pain. Be it emotional, mental or physical.

Rigger / Rope Top

Rigger / Rope Top The active part in the Rope bondage, which ties one or another person consensually and with consideration of safety risks.

Hotwife / Cuckoldress

Hotwife / Cuckoldress A woman who has sexual relations with people other than her partner. She is often sexually dominant over her partner and her outward play serves to reinforce her dominance. Your partner has full knowledge of their activities and enjoys them.

Feminizer

Feminizerr A person who enjoys transforming men into females by changing their appearance, behavior, and way of thinking.

Bull / Cuckcake

Bull / Cuckcake A person who engages in sex with another person whose partner enjoys the cuckold dynamic. This person is usually dominant, similar to the sex partner, over the third person, the cuckold or the cuckquean.

Primal Predator

Primal Prey A person who enjoys animalistic games and within them behaves like a primal animal being hunted by another .

Handler

Handler The dominant role of the human animal owner in a pet role-playing game.

Maker

Maker A person who has control over a human puppet and generally sets the rules and commands by which it acts and reacts.

Trainer

Trainers Can take on a variety of dominant roles, but their primary purpose is to pass on their knowledge to others and train other people towards a specific goal.

Disciplinarian

Disciplinarian A person who sets strict disciplinary rules for another person to follow.

Protector

Protector A person who carries out protective activities for another and, for example, accompanies them to activities to ensure their protection.

Degrader

Degrader A person who derives pleasure from consensual humiliation and humiliationof other people.

Spanker

Spankers Enjoy spanking others on the butt or other parts of the body.

BOTTOM

By “bottom” we mean the submissive or submissive BDSM roles, also called s-type. In forums and BDSM literature they are often written with a lowercase initial to emphasize status. People who play below submit to other people physically, emotionally, psychologically, or even financially. This can be for the duration of a session or as part of a gaming or romantic relationship. However, giving up control does not mean giving up responsibility, but rather being clear about your wishes and limits and not being afraid to formulate them clearly at any time to be able to.

Bottom

Bottom A person who agrees to relinquish control or who accepts the stimulation during kinky receives activities that may or may not involve submission.

Sub

Sub A person who agrees to submit or relinquish control in a relationship, session, or activity

Brat

Brat A person who enjoys engaging in one or more of the following behaviors to challenge a dominant counterpart: teasing, playful, sneaky, mischievous, stubborn, rebellious, disrespectful or disobedient.

Little

Little A person who feels like a toddler in age or who enjoys adopting toddler-like behaviors and a relationship with a parental or caring figure seeks. See also Ageplay.

Middle

Middle A person who identifies with or behaves in a younger way of thinking, such as in their teens, and who Looking for a relationship with a caring but also strict parental figure. See also Ageplay.

Serf

Serf A person who agrees to give up total control to someone with whom they are in a relationship. Note: “Serf” is a new name from the USA for the variety that is commonly understood by the term slave. Due to the problematic historical significance and the triggers that this still triggers for some people today, we no longer support the use of the terms “slave” and “slave” in public spaces, but from now on prefer the term “Serf”, i.e. ” servant, serf”.

Masochist

Masochist A person who enjoys receiving pain or humiliation consensually inflicted upon them. Be it emotional, mental or physical.

Bunny / Rope Bottom

Bunny / Rope Bottom A person who, taking safety risks into account and with the consent of other people, interacts with Ropes can be tied up.

Cuckold / Cuckquean

Cuckold / Cuckquean A person who enjoys the humiliation or voyeuristic experience of watching or knowing their partner having sex with another person has.

Sissy

Sissy A male-identified person who undergoes feminization and sometimes accompanying humiliation.

Primal Prey

A person who likes animalistic games and behaves like a primal animal being hunted by another.

Pet

Pet A person who identifies as a specific animal, usually a pet, or behaves like thisand as such wants to be treated caringly, lovingly and sometimes strictly.

Doll

Doll A person who likes to be objectified and transformed into a kind of living doll by their own or someone else’s powers would be.

Toy

Toy A person who wants to be treated like a toy or object and used for playful purposes, rather than being treated like a human person .

Degradee

Degradee A person who enjoys being degraded or humiliated because they derive pleasure or excitement from it.

Spankee

Spankee A person who enjoys having the butt or other parts of the body spanked.

OTHER

There are also BDSM roles that cannot be divided into “top” and “bottom”, such as the switcher. These are people who have both dominant and submissive character traits and, depending on their kink, are involved in the classic D/s game, in bondage or press Impact Play.

But there are also other roles that are attributed to the kinky spectrum, at the center of which there is not necessarily a power imbalance, but there is still one is recognizable.

Switch

But there are also other roles that are attributed to the kinky spectrum, at the center of which there is not necessarily a power imbalance, but there is still one is recognizable.

Kinkster

Kinkster is a person who takes part in, is interested in, or acts out fetishes in kinky activities involving power differentials, role play, sadomasochism, but their role don’t want to define exactly.

Fetischist:in

Fetishist A person who is aroused by objects or non-sexual body parts.

Latex Lover

Latex Lover A person who has a preference for the shiny material and would like to share it with other people.

Ageplayer

Ageplayer Eine Person, die sich an Rollenspielen beteiligt, bei denen ein oder mehrere Teilnehmer ein anderes geistiges Alter annehmen und sich so verhalten.

Adult Baby / Diaper Lover

Adult Baby / Diaper Lover A person who derives pleasure, often of a sexual nature, from wearing or using a diaper< /a> has. Some people enjoy wetting a diaper, some enjoy playing around in a diaper, and some enjoy both.

Sadomasochist

Sadomasochist A person whose focus is on the consensual infliction and receipt of pain.

Slut

Slut A person who is on social conventions and live out their sexuality with their partners according to their wishes.

Exhibitionist

Exhibitionist A person who enjoys displaying themselves in a public or semi-public manner to attract attention. However, not in such a way that bystanders are included in these activities without their consent.

Voyeur

Voyeur A person who enjoys watching others, usually in a sexual context, without directly interacting with them. However, not in such a way that bystanders are included in these activities without their consent.

Primal

Primal A person who enjoys animalistic games, behaves like a primal animal, rejects rules, traditions and protocols and prefers their Define your role yourself.

Furry

Furry A person who identifies as an animal or creature with human characteristics, wearing costumes or symbols depicting the animal.

Spanko

Spanko A person who loves to spank butts or other body parts and to be spanked themselves.

Exploring

Exploring Someone who is on a journey of discovery through the world of kink and doesn’t want to commit.

Evolving

Evolving Someone who is in the process of changing or redefining his or her kink personality.

Not sure

Not sure Are you still brand new? It doesn’t matter, nobody has to commit themselves right from the start. You often find your kink personality through interactions with others.

The list of BDSM types presented here is not, nor is it intended to be, exhaustive. We consciously chose the most common game personalities that at least have the characteristics of a power imbalance in order to match them with complementary BDSM roles to be able to.

If you still think that your favorite role absolutely needs to be included and that it is compatible with others, simply write to us using the contact form .

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