How a Submissive’s Behavior Reflects on Her Dominant – and What He Can Do About It

Hecate wrote an absolutely marvelous and thoughtful post on the subject of how a submissive’s behavior reflects on her dominant over on Alt, entitled “The Reflection“. It is a particularly well-balanced treatment of the subject, looking not just at the old saw that if a submissive is badly behaved, it makes her dominant look bad, and reflects on his own competence, but also points out the pitfalls of judging what “bad behavior” in others really are, when you’re not privy to the details of the relationship. A few excerpts follow, since not everyone will be able to access the link to the original, then my own further comments. Continue reading