Safety and Precautions for Rope Bondage

As we know, Rope Bondage is the practice of consensually tying, binding or restraining a partner for sexual or aesthetic reasons. It can be practiced by anyone, and it does not require a BDSM-oriented sexual identity to do it. Rope Bondage is appealing to people regardless of their sexual orientation. It seems very easy, but it has its risks, and it requires some previous knowledge, practice and guidance for your own safety. Here, we tell you about the safety and precautions for Rope Bondage.

How to implement safety and precautions for rope bondage

If you want to practice Rope Bondage, do it sober, with a partner you trust, who is fully aware of all the risks in this type of practice. You need the consent of both parties, and to take the necessary precautions to ensure the safety of your partner. We recommend you start your rope bondage practice with the guidance of a Rope Bondage master in a supervised location such as a dungeon.

Talking is a MUST

Some of the precautions you need to take first is the use of a “safe word.” This is to indicate if you need to stop or if something is not feeling right. You and your partner have to agree upon the safe word prior to the scene. That usually happens during the negotiation stage where you also set boundaries. Another important precaution is to never leave the bounded person alone—if something goes wrong, you can react immediately. During a Rope Bondage scene, you need to avoid positions or restraints that may induce postural asphyxia. Make sure to change positions at least once an hour to avoid circulation problems.

Remember the safety protocol

In a Rope Bondage scene, it is very important to make sure that the person bounded can be released quickly in an emergency. For that, you should have the correct tool to cut the rope in case you need it. Remember to avoid restraints that impair breathing. And, most importantly, practice Rope Bondage sober. Don’t consume alcohol and drugs before (and during) the scene in order to keep you 100% focused if anything goes wrong.

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