Perfect for the bondage beginner or enthusiasts who wants more practice or new ideas, this book will show you bondage ties for many purposes and effects. Whether you're the top or bottom, dominant or submissive, male or female, this is an essential reference for your bedside table.
Lord Morpheous will take you through the basics of BDSM, including the vocabulary, pop culture references, understanding types of participants, and the basics of kink culture. Once you've got that knot tied, you'll quickly learn about both Eastern and Western styles of knot-tying, and receive step-by-step guidance and full color photos so tying knots becomes quick, easy, and fun. This handy guide to bondage also covers safety considerations, how to communicate with your lover, and how to take bondage to the next level.
Lord Morpheous is a New York-based sex educator, author, photographer and kinkster. He is the author of the popular BDSM titles Bondage Basics, How to be Kinky: A Beginner's Guide to BDSM, How to be Kinkier: More Adventures in Adult Playtime, and How to Be Knotty: The Essential Guide to Modern Rope Bondage. Morpheous' work is archived in the Sexual Representation Collection of the University of Toronto's Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies, Leather Archives and Museum in Chicago, and National Archives of Canada. He is also the founder of Morpheous’ Bondage Extravaganza, the world’s largest public rope bondage event, which recently celebrated its tenth year worldwide.
Jessica O'Reilly (Dr. Jess) is a sexologist, relationship expert, and television personality who travels the globe to promote healthy and deliciously pleasurable sex. From hosting PlayboyTV's top-rated reality show, SWING, to running beachside couples' retreats in the Caribbean, she relishes in every moment.
With a Ph.D. in human sexuality and an extensive resume of international experience, Dr. Jess has become the go-to expert for all things sexual. Her speaking engagements at clinical conferences, colleges/universities, corporate retreats, and entertainment events draw sold-out crowds and she keeps audiences coming back for more with her intimate knowledge of S-E-X, warm personality, and healthy sense of humor.
Dr. Jess has worked with over 1,200 couples from all corners of the world to improve communication, enhance trust, overcome sexual challenges, and keep the sexual flame burning in long-term relationships. She also offers sexuality education and support for special needs youth, HIV-positive clientele, classroom teachers, cancer survivors, parents, teens, and clinicians.
Dr. Jess has officially authored Hot Sex Tips, Tricks, and Licks, The Little Book of Kink, and the upcoming New Sex Bible. She is the unofficial author (not named) of the Oral Sex Deck.
"Lord Morpheous is not just a kink educator and sought-after expert; he's also a collector, connoisseur, and trailblazer in the field of rope bondage and BDSM." - Jessica O'Reilly, Ph.D., author of The Little Book of Kink
"Lord Morpheous is the best rope bondage artist that I know. His skill, artistry and style set him and his girls apart. More people should buy his book and learn how to create bondage masterpieces." - Jonathan Gross
"This essential 'do it yourself' rope bondage manual for all players has everything from scintillating images to 'knotty' instructions on how to experiment with your partner for maximal arousal. It shows you the ropes of kink in a masterful manner. Morpheous gives you unlimited power for finding your own style of kink and pushing your boundaries." - Caroline F. Pukall, Ph.D., C.Psych., Professor, Department of Psychology Director, Sex Therapy Service, Queen's University