It was popularized in internet chatrooms, to make it easier to identify the orientation of the writer or the person being written about.
Also, some submissives eschew personal pronouns, instead referring to themselves as "this slave" or "Master Bob's girl".
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It is common for writers to capitalise the "D" in Dominant but leave the "s" in lowercase for the submissive.
Many extend this to His/Hers, Him/Her, He/She, etc., to make it clear when they are referring to a Dominant.
In a given scene, there is no requirement that the dominant also be the top, or that the submissive be the bottom, although this is often the case.
The term "vanilla" refers to normative ("non-kinky") sex and relationships, the vanilla world being mainstream society outside of the BDSM subculture.
Based on gender (of the dominant or submissive), D/s can be divided into the following sub-types:- D/s participants often refer to their activity as "play", with an individual play session being called a "scene".