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Erotic hypnosis is the practice of using hypnosis (guided trance) for sexual play and enhancement. It is increasingly popular within the bdsm community, and due to its nature tends to be associated with power play between partners.

Trance? Your probably in it.

Ever picked up a book, with the intention of reading a page or two, and before you know it 20 pages and half an hour have passed? It felt like a few minutes – where did the half hour go? Maybe someone was talking to you and only when they said your name or tapped you on the shoulder did you snap out of this state, with a slight glaze in your eyes, as you gradually re-orientate.

What your probably experiencing is something called ‘time distortion’, one of the most common symptoms of trance.

As human beings, we are going in and out of trance every day. Trance is a natural state of narrowed focus of consciousness – associated with the imagination, creation and non-linear side of our brain.

The goal of a hypnotist is to utilize and enhance this inner focus, in order to create rapid inner changes, and allow for experiences, which can far outweigh the profundity of those achieved within a ‘normal’ waking state.

Why erotic hypnosis? 

Erotic hypnosis fun, fascinating and (we hope you agree) – it can be very sexy!

Here are just a few things that people do with erotic hypnosis –

– Improve sexual health and performance.
– Install behavioral and arousal triggers, for partners use.
– Hypnotic chastity.
– Memory play.
– Gender transformation.
– Hands free orgasms.
– Triggered bondage (immobility).
– Develop confidence to try new things with partner.
– Enjoy vivid inner fantasies.

So what’s Femdom hypnosis?

Femdom hypnosis is a branch of erotic hypnosis, specifically directed to power play, in which the hypnotist is both female (fem) and takes the dominant role (dom). All types of people can enjoy this experience and it can be a sexy and valuable tool for learning about the self. Or simply just to try something hot and new!

Can I be hypnotised?

Probably. The only way you’ll know for sure is to try it out.

The percentage of people who are able to enter a medium-deep state of hypnotic trance is a topic under longstanding debate. Various different susceptibility scales have been created, in an attempt to estimate the percentage of people who can be hypnotized and to what depth of trance. The general scientific agreement is that the majority of people can enter hypnotic trance – although, due to the nature of hypnosis, it is proving difficult to calculate hard figures. Many factors must be taken into consideration, such as skill-set of hypnotist, relationship between hypnotist and client, set and setting etc. For this reason it is very hard to measure.

If you are interested in hypnosis, we can’t urge you enough – give it a go! And remember – you might need to be patient. Whilst some people can enter a light-medium trance on the first session, many people find it takes at least a few hours of training to develop much of the phenomena associated with trance (full/partial amnesia, time distortion, body dissociation etc). The more familiar you become with the hypnotic state, the quicker and deeper you are likely to be able to enter hypnotic trance.

Dr Milton Erickson

Dr Milton Erickson, founder of the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis.

Conversational hypnosis – the slight of mouth.

Imagine if I told you that I could communicate with you without you hearing me. A whole conversation could go on, between you and me, and you might not know a thing about it. Within the conversation I might suggest that you do things, and you might do them, without ever knowing a thing about it.

Dr Milton Erickson, founder of the founding president of the American Society for Clinical Hypnosis & considered the face behind ‘conversational hypnosis’ (sometimes referred to as ‘Ericksonian hypnosis’) dedicated his life to finding ways to do just that.

It sounds scary right? Actually, its probably not so sinister as you think. First lets consider free will.

Free Will ( Its not what you think.)

To understand hypnosis, we need to adopt a drastically new way of looking at free will. In fact a new way of looking at the mind altogether.

Imagine, if you could, that you have two minds. Lets call them the conscious mind and the unconscious mind. Right now, as you are reading this – you are breathing your lounges, beating your heart, you are deciphering these words and letters, whilst calling on past experiences in order to give these words and ideas meanings. You are doing so much right now and yet the vast majority of things that you are ‘doing’, actually seem to be ‘happening’. You don’t need to think about your breathing. It goes on by itself. This is because it tends to be an ‘unconscious’ behavior. Just like the vast (VAST!) majority of other things you are ‘doing’ right now. You are doing so much that it would be impossible to do it all consciously –

Dr Erickson was fascinated by these things that we do below awareness. They make up the vast majority of our behavior and yet we know so little about them.

As a kid, whilst sitting in class at school, an observant Milton Erickson noticed that he was able to synchronize various body rhythms (such as breathing rate) with the person on the desk in front of him. He discovered that if he then slowed down his breathing, gently and carefully, then the subject in question would likely do the same. The slowing of breathing would likely cause his class-mates body to relax, and stimulate a chain reaction within his behavior. Had he just over-ridden another persons behavior, with no awareness from the said subject?

Zombies and mind control.

A young Milton Erickson set out to explore this fascinating, but clearly quite disturbing question – if, by means of his own conscious intention, he is able to guide another persons unconscious processes – then who is in control? In fact WHAT is control?

This weird and wonderful thing called the unconscious mind – whats it all about?!image

As his exploration into hypnosis deepened, and he became increasingly aware of the scope of changes he was able to induce by operating directly with the unconscious – one thing was of increasing concern to this young Doctor – what is to stop a deviant hypnotist from guiding a person to do something against his or her best interests? He observed that it was very common for a person to develop partial or complete amnesia for activities undertaken in a deep trance state.

Luckily Dr Erickson also began to observe something else – Sometimes during a session he would seem to ‘loose contact’ with the subject, whom he had guided into trance. The subject might spontaneously wake up, or develop a state in which the hypnotists suggestions no longer seemed to have any weight. Sometimes the subject might remain in this state for hours, apparently oblivious to outside occurrences, before naturally waking up by themselves, often at a seemingly random time ( see below ‘can a person get stuck in trance?’).

When Doctor Erickson later questioned these subjects about why they had suddenly seized to comply with his suggestions, or spontaneously terminated trance, the answers he got where interesting. Patients would often answer that ‘i couldn’t accept the suggestion you gave me’ or ‘i had something more important to do, within the trance.’

So, it would seem, these people in this state of ‘hypersuggestivity ‘ where actually not hyper-suggestive at all. Even if the subject later had no memory of the events that had occurred in trance (often a subject would need to be guided back into trance, in order to recall a previous trance) there was apparently an intelligence which never left them – one which demonstrates both rationality and free will. Somewhere deep inside – they where in control all along – even when it seemed (both to the subject and observer) they where not!

Dr Erickson went on to conduct a number of experiments, within a controlled environment, in order to put this theory to test. What did he discover?

Hypnotic hypersuggestivity? Its an illusion!

Dr Erickson discovered, by use of a carefully controlled environment, that if he was to suggest that a hypnotized subject do something which would likely harm himself or another person, regardless of the depth of trance – the said subject would inwardly (and46754204 - mask in hand.halloween concept often unknowingly) take measures to avoid performing the suggested action.

In fact it would seem that the decisions a person makes in trance are likely to be more rational than those they make out of trance! For more details, and in-depth descriptions of various experiments conducted, we urge you to read Dr Ericksons papers. They are widely available on the internet and open up some fascinating questions about how the mind works.

Can a person remain stuck in trance?

No. Remember – trance is a naturally occurring state, which you are experiencing every day. Even whilst reading these words now, you are drifting in and out of a light trance. What do you like to do in your spare time? Listen to music, read books, watch TV? These are all states of everyday light trance, in which you’re focus is temporarily concentrated in a certain direction.

Trance is a state of empowerment , not entrapment (although the experience of entrapment can be fun too!)

Got me clucking – whats this chicken thing about?

So – everyone’s seen or heard stories about the dark and sinister powers of stage hypnotists. How can you turn someone into a chicken against their will? Its simple – you can’t!

So how do you ‘make’ someone act like a chicken? Just pick out someone from the audience who’s already making a bit of a fool out of themselves and seeming to enjoy it! Or train yourself to spot that shy person, who’s itching to come into the spotlight and looks like they’d be willing to accept the terms.

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No. A person in medium to deep trance, if it be his or her will, is able to enter a state of conscious disconnect with the outside world, in which a fluxing inner experience can seem (at least consciously and temporally) to be the only reality. It is this concentrated inner focus which allows for both exciting vivid fantasy and powerful alterations of behavior and perspective.

The map is not the territory.

With the pudding on the table – an ever growing record of people utilizing hypnotic trance in order to painlessly undergo surgical operation (without need for chemical anesthetics), recovering long-lost memories, demonstrating rapid and profound behavioral changes etc – it is clear that hypnosis works. Its a scientific fact. But exactly how or why it works remains a rather fascinating mystery. One that is yet to be agreed upon, even by scholars who have dedicated their life to exploring the topic.

One thing is for certain – the brain is powerful, complex and mysterious.

We hope you join us on this exciting exploration. Remember – the subconscious mind works FOR you. It is loyal. Treat it with respect, but also have a bit of faith in it!

Guided trance should be a thing of empowerment – for both you and your partner. When used responsibly it can make for some very heated fun!