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Myth 1: Kink/BDSM is always/inherently sexual
Myth 2: Kink is potentially alienating to asexual folks/Asexuality and BDSM are mutually exclusive
Myth 3: Interest in consensual BDSM is an unhealthy product of past trauma/inherently pathological
Myth 4: Age play (paraphilic infantilism/age regression) is an unhealthy form of trauma related dissociation/Age regression
Myth 5: People with disabilities, mental health diagnoses, past trauma, etc. Cannot consent to kink or BDSM play