• BDSM101,  Reflections

    On Top Drop

    It’s almost cliche how much we say “Top Drop” is often forgotten in the conversation when we talk about aftercare. The same way bottoms come crashing down from the chemical cocktail rushing through their bodies, so do tops. Depending on the scene, the top may experience the backlash that comes with intense physical and psychological exertion. Lactic acid builds up in your muscles, causing soreness and discomfort. They may experience the collapse from being in an altered psychological state; the “high” triggered by endorphins and adrenaline. Experiencing Top Drop will differ from person to person, as will the specific needs in order to come back from it once the scene…