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TRADITIONAL SERVICE

Posted by Upstairs_downstairs on Mon 13 Jun 2011 to Upstairs_downstairs

An online group for those interested in the dynamics of traditional service from both perspectives - 'Upstairs' or 'downstairs'.

Please subscribe to the group now!

"How DARE you speak to Me like that!"

Reply by Sissy_Maid_Susie on Mon 13 Jun 2011

Delighted to be of traditional service

Susie

Reply by Vslave on Tue 14 Jun 2011

I would love to be a traditional maid. And would happily do it for anyone

Reply by canequest on Wed 15 Jun 2011

The quintessential embodiment of Authority and service, yet also just one of the many facets of the Lifestyle which can be invoked for the benefit of the Dominant and the training and usage of the slave / submissive.

Again, as with so many elements of the Lifestyle, based on fact rather than stereotype fiction.

Reply by canequest on Sun 19 Jun 2011

Further to the development of this excellent practice and concept, i wish to respectfully offer some personal observations for those interested in such.

Service, to me, is rendering acts that will enhance the life and status of the Dominant in a practical sense both within the Lifestyle and also in the vanilla lifestyle. i feel this latter aspect is often overlooked i.e. the inclusion of vanilla service within a D/s relationship and indeed by those whose preference is for play in specific areas that hold an appeal, rather than in the broader D/s spectrum. Each to their own of course.

Servitude, on the other hand relates to the forms of training and usage the Dominant elects to utilise and impose as a feature of Authority over those who are subservient.

The two elements are inextricably linked of course, but there is a subtle distinction between the two terms i would venture to sugggest.

Reply by slavemoth on Mon 20 Jun 2011

i was born to serve :-D

slave moth x

Reply by Ms_Eve_White on Mon 20 Jun 2011

canequest wrote:
Further to the development of this excellent practice and concept, i wish to respectfully offer some personal observations for those interested in such.

Service, to me, is rendering acts that will enhance the life and status of the Dominant in a practical sense both within the Lifestyle and also in the vanilla lifestyle. i feel this latter aspect is often overlooked i.e. the inclusion of vanilla service within a D/s relationship and indeed by those whose preference is for play in specific areas that hold an appeal, rather than in the broader D/s spectrum. Each to their own of course.

Servitude, on the other hand relates to the forms of training and usage the Dominant elects to utilise and impose as a feature of Authority over those who are subservient.

The two elements are inextricably linked of course, but there is a subtle distinction between the two terms i would venture to sugggest.

A very valid point, canequest.

The words symbiotic intention come to mind.

Reply by subtvannabelle on Tue 21 Jun 2011

I adore this group - it does indeed capture the very essence of traditional service. Like me, some members may have fond memories of the original 70's TV series - quintessential uniforms and attitudes to the service of one's betters.

http://www.updown.org.uk/

annabelle