What Are Wrist & Ankle Restraints

A wrist & ankle restraint is a bondage toy used on a submissive’s wrists and ankles to restrain movement of the arms, feet, and legs. It usually consists of two shackles or cuffs linked together by a rope, chain or bar. They are typically used as part of a BDSM scene. They are often made of leather and padded with soft leather or fake fur for comfort.

Tips for Using Wrist & Ankle Restraints

Before using the wrist & ankle restraints, you need to know the following tips.

  • Know Your Boundaries. Just because you are using restraints in the bedroom doesn’t mean you need to give up control outside of the bedroom. Some people are interested in restraint and take it as a way to spice up sex while some people don’t like this. In fact, most people don’t have a master/slave style relationship and just like to have a little kinky sex. You and your partner should understand what the other is looking for and respect each other’s boundaries.
  • Always Be Honest. Honesty is important between you and your partner when use wrists & ankle restraints. ​Your partner​ needs to know basic information about you such as past ​experiences, health concerns, emotional triggers, and turn-offs. Don’t expect your partner to be a mind-reader and instinctively knows your needs, wants, and limits. If the person whom you are thinking about engaging in restraining activities with don’t ask you these things, make sure you tell them.
  • Be Careful. The goal of using ankle restraints is getting more pleasure but not only for pain. You’d better choose safe and comfortable restraints that can protect you from hurting. Stop using it if you always struggle during sex.
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