The rope is a mean, not an end. Take the time to stop and listen.
Every knot you tie, you need to untie. Undoing frictions is more fluid than undoing knots.
Exchange happens to the extent that both parties allow themselves to be vulnerable. Being intentional about opening up allows to create a safe space where vulnerability can flourish.
Expressing boundaries demonstrates self-respect, self-care and enables trust.
“How do you want to feel while tying or being tied? How do you want to feel when the tie is over?”
Periodical nerve checks during the tie can double up as positive action for consent.
Rope in tension becomes a communication channel by transmitting vibrations and slight variations of tension.