Sex is a funny thing. It exists in this strange little space where you get to say and do things that could get you beat up and banned from mostly anywhere else. Ever try spanking someone because they cut you in line at the grocery store? Not cool.
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Erotic spanking - Wikipedia
Image by WAA via Stocksy. In , archaeologist Carlo Maurilio Lerici descended into tombs in the old town of Tarquinia, a necropolis of the refined Etruscan civilization that inhabited ancient Italy from about BC until its assimilation into the Roman Republic in the late 4th century BC. Aside from bodies, he found countless badly damaged frescos depicting comical male boxers, sexualized female dancers, and most notably, in The Tomb of the Floggings , one in which an unclothed woman is bent over and holding the hips of a smiling bearded man while a young man whips her ass from behind—the first discovered example of erotic spanking. And in the past 1,plus years, the sadomasochistic act has been a fascination of everyone from artists to philosophers to sex researchers in one interpretation or another. Bringing the act into the realm of psychoanalysis, Sigmund Freud looked at its relation to childhood spanking, believing that the punishment early on could lead to sadomasochistic preferences in adulthood. Most recently, it became a contested topic upon the release of 50 Shades of Grey , a novel that thrust BDSM into mainstream American culture, prompting a slew of think pieces and blog posts with open questions on spanking.
Erotic spanking is the act of spanking another person for the sexual arousal or gratification of either or both parties. It may involve very light and brief spanking or much more extensive spanking, including the use of implements such as whips or paddles. Activities range from a spontaneous smack on bare buttocks during a sexual activity, to occasional sexual roleplay , such as ageplay , to domestic discipline and may involve the use of a hand or the use of a variety of spanking implements, such as a spanking paddle or cane. The most common type of erotic spanking is administered on the bare buttocks ,  but can also be combined with bondage , in order to heighten the sexual stimulation of the experience.
Spanking, as part of sexual play, occurs when a person slaps a sex partner with an open hand or an object to heighten sexual arousal for one or both parties. Spanking is usually enjoyed by those who find sexual pleasure in pain. It can be done during foreplay or intercourse. A person can spank with an open hand or a wide variety of objects including a paddle, a whip, or a cane.