A Shibari Surprise

A Shibari Surprise

I grew up watching martial arts movies. I know they are not so authentic, but, even in their Hollywood style, they helped me develop a strong respect and admiration for Japanese culture. Soon, I also learned about Shibari and found it fascinating. Every time I have an opportunity, I leave business aside and go to an exposition or to a show. It is always an astonishing experience. However, I had never seen anything like the Shibari surprise waiting for me that day.

The other day I was in San Francisco to close a deal. It was a particularly rough negotiation. So when it was all over I just wanted to relax and have a good time. I called my daughter, Rebecca, who lives there because she studies at the State University, but she told me she couldn’t meet me that afternoon. Then I saw that there was going to be a Shibari show in a nightclub and I decided to spend the night there.

I arrived just in time for the beginning of the show. There was this rigger from Holland who combines Shibari and performance. I thought it would be interesting, so I asked for a drink and turned my cell phone off.

The rigger was very skillful. I was enjoying the show. Then he called a second model to the stage because he was going to do a double suspension. That’s when I saw Rebecca. She was the second bottom.

At first, I was angry. After all, she hadn’t told me about it. Then I thought that she didn’t have to tell me everything about her intimate life. She’s an adult and she can make her own decisions.

I calmed down and I was actually capable of enjoying the show. Fortunately, the models were clothed, so I didn’t feel embarrassed. Actually, I enjoyed this unexpected Shibari surprise.

I couldn’t be angry at her for enjoying something that I also enjoy. It’s fair.

This is my Shibari story.