Originally Posted by Imhotep
On that level, I can see it. I originally went to school for psychology and still find it interesting (just not enough jobs, so I went back for business management.)
But once someone bypasses the academic portion and starts trying to understand it on another level, an empathetic level or whatever, I believe it becomes an exercise in frustration. It can also be upsetting. Some minds are just broken.
And I also worry about lines blurring between discussions of consensual sadism enthusiasts and rapists. I've seen it happen before. They are not two sides of the same coin. Not even in the same purse, really.