The whip initiation or perversion?
Known since antiquity for its aphrodisiac qualities, whip made his comeback! Purpose of powerful erotic fantasy, it is in turn associated with SM practices, or libertinism.
“Who has one day feared, dreaded, dreamed of being flogged (e) or flogged (e),” questions the psychiatrist Philippe Brenot. His passion for flogging was in 1992, in Nice, very accurately. It was at a flea market warned that his bibliophile eye is drawn to a little book “Treaty of the whip” (1753-1799) of François Amédée Doppet, medical, political and general man of Napoleon’s army. Throughout the pages, he discovers the secrets of this art, floggings practices in ancient times, to the brothels, between setting errors careful not commit and delicious secrets of love.
Ancient doted whip!
The whip Very early in the history of mankind, the ancient texts tell of the relationship between pain and pleasure. “We know how the priestesses of Miletus played the whip for driving pleasure. Herodotus tells erotic flagellation of Isis parties where all whip armed faithful beat until excited by violence and pain they should fall wiped in the arms of each other “.
The texts are formal, no orgiastic ritual feasts without the whip, be they Dyonisies Bacchannales Greece or Rome …
Flagellation, a practice against impotence?
The whip also found its place in treatments against impotence! One of the great old belief was that the fertilizing sperm coming from the spinal cord. According to the Hippocratic doctrine, it was warm the loins to reinvigorate the defaulting member.
One of the reasons why our grandfathers probably adopted flannel belt to warm the kidneys when others would resort to the art of whip. “Flogging was a particularly effective way, especially if it was done by a pretty brunette”, illustrating the practice popular in brothels, and administered by girls, a few superannuated libertine, ecstatic. And vigorous. If evidence of the effectiveness of the remedy!
Punishment source of deviance
Masochistic fetish practices, whip entered very early in the life of Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, leaving traces that we know today. In his written cult Woman with whip, he relates how at the age of 10, he will be punished by his aunt he surprises with a lover: “Holding me by the hair with his left hand and asking me knee on his shoulders, she began to whip me vigorously (…) But I must admit, while twisting me under the cruel blows of beautiful woman, I felt a kind of enjoyment. “Once the women with whips, pavement velvet boots, and other fetish avatars will be present throughout the work of Masoch.
This type of correction can lead to deviations, a form of perversion of instincts He can not escape from the scene, became his only source of enjoyment.”.
Introduction to love flogging
Amorous flagellation may however have other roots masochistic perversion, “including that of progressive initiation by a well-made erotic”. True erotic refinement, this practice is at the heart of erotic literature over 700 books devoted to it between 1890 and 1940. Note The Voluptuous Suffering of Vignons Max (1930), Lashes Lord Birchisgood, Magnetism whip John of Villiot (1902) …
In the golden age of censorship, flogging, like other erotic refinements, was a sign of liberation of morals. Beyond a single mass practice, it mingled bodily sensations voluptuous excitation source. “A pain, there was associated the fantasy of domination, still ongoing today”.
The whip between sm fantasies and practices
“The whip and masochistic pain can be an exciting fantasy for some who will never realize it …” For others, who want to live, they can be a pleasurable reality. “Few flogging remain, except in very specific areas of the SM, a minority, believe me!” There remains a strong symbol of erotic granted bid, which continues in the practice of spanking ongoing.
Its variant, boots whip version proposed by the corners dedicated to pleasure, can feed this fantasy. Curious aberrations of sex. Any specific stimulation of the body can be exciting, with one condition, however: that the game is voluntary by the partners involved.