Pitfalls when playing with power.
Are you burning out by serving?
I should write by “only” serving or doing it too much. Dominating something is a paradoxical balance between holding space and being selfish. Almost everyone wants to be a good master by taking care of the submissive, and almost everyone is emphatically and caring people. Of course, some people are psychopaths, but this text is not about them. Also, many people find the dominant part of the power dynamic interesting because they want to learn, or be allowed, to focus more on themselves. So they already have an “over serving” tendency. That’s what they know and how they feel most safe interacting. And this is a good trait – don’t get me wrong on that – but eventually, they will burn out.
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