This quote still arouses me. That’s all it takes ~ this little quote:
“As a matter of fact,” the other voice went on, “if you do tie her up from time to time, or whip her just a little, and she begins to like it, that’s no good either. You have to get past the pleasure stage, until you reach the stage of tears.”
― Pauline Réage, Story of O
And this one heightens the effect:
“O was infinitely more moving when her body was covered with marks, of whatever kind, if only because these marks made it impossible for her to cheat and immediately proclaimed, the moment they were seen, that anything went as far as she was concerned. For to know this was one thing, but to see the proof of it, and to see the proof constantly renewed, was quite another.”
― Pauline Réage
i love Story of O. Like so many people, i first discovered BDSM through that classic work. It was one-handed reading for many of my solitary erotic moments. In fact, just a glimpse of the cover still stirs me.
i thought i was going somewhere with this, but apparently not. And now it’s time to go exercise and get ready for another busy day. Sorry about that…