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Origins of hypnotic interest

    • 44 posts
    April 12, 2018 8:38 AM PDT

    No, this is not about the history of hypnosis. It's surely another interesting topic, but why don't we discuss about the origins of our personal hypnosis interest? Or how you found out it's something you enjoy.

    You must have heard being said that when you read, are immersed in a movie, listen music, or do something else that captures your concentration so profoundly that the outer world fades away you are in fact being hypnotized.

    The first hypnotic trance experience I can remember, was in early 90s when I was lying on bed listening black metal. The piece was repetitive, what most people would reconsider super boring shit. But it took me somewhere. When I woke up, I couldn't say if I had been off the radar just for the few minutes it lasted, or had full 8 hours of deep sleep. The relaxing effect was awesome. But It didn't caught my interest back then.

    Later when the mist of erotic hypnosis surrounded me, fogged my mind and the tentacles of submission dragged me again deep into the abyss...I realized it was the same feeling and place I had experienced earlier.

    So, what like was your first touch with hypnosis? I'd be interested to hear how you got involved, and whether it was live experience, vanilla, therapy or self-hypnosis.

     

  • April 13, 2018 9:12 AM PDT

    The exact details of it all are kind of fuzzy because it's been a long time but I found myself drawn to it at an early age by watching old movies and cartoons. Drawn to the idea of it at least because I was always very reluctant to try it out for real for two reasons: one, I was somewhat ashamed of some of my fantasies; two, I was afraid of my being too suggestible due to my overactive imagination. I only opened myself to it after coming back to Inraptured.

    • 96 posts
    August 16, 2018 2:01 AM PDT

    The interest started early for me with media I grew up with. Saturday morning cartoons and beings with hypnotic powers, the occasional live-action examples on TV shows or in movies, realistic or not. The interest remained, but felt validated once I found traces of it online, as early as the mid-to-late 90's version of Inraptured, back then called Enraptured. The caption stories there plus discovering MCstories and the smaller femdom subsection then was enough to have me hooked. Once I found a community who was also into it and creating original, elaborate content that exceeded the hopes of what I'd find in mainstream media, I was kind of done for, in a very good way.

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    August 17, 2018 4:19 AM PDT

    My First interest in FemDom hypnosis was the early 80's comics. Marvel's Amora (Enchantress) and back issues of Vampirella, and Satana, and later Neil Gaiman's definitive DC's Poison Ivy.
    At this same time, published stories of one of the first "hypno-dommes" Goddess Marquessa appeared in magazines like New Reality.
    Mid to late 80's brought AOL and (MIRC) with the first chat rooms dedicated to FemDom, and occasionally Hypno FemDom. Mistress Joanne from Cleveland was there who would write on the fly very long Hypno-poetry sessions that were very dreamy. At that point Goddess Marquessa , Soforia, and Mistress Joanne were all offering FemDom Hypnosis CD's through snail-mail.

     

    • 4 posts
    February 15, 2019 7:11 PM PST

    I became interested in female domination in my 20s (I'm 34) now and found when a woman (such as a female vampire) took control of a male. I tried to link up with actual pro-dommes in my area but the ones that were within reason in terms of price only did fetishes that are still to this day hard limits. During one of my searches I ended up coming across Hypno-Dommes and finding my former Domme Isis the Enchantress

    • 6 posts
    February 19, 2019 5:00 AM PST

    Previously heavy into real life SM, in the slightly black, blue and purple variant. At least when one assessed my skin color afterwards. At one point, drifted over to phone and clips, as both "cheaper", and less sideffects.

     

    Hypnosis call came as a progression, searching for something which felt real, even without direct physical interaction. And here i am. 

  • June 19, 2019 8:38 AM PDT
    My older brother used me for his hypnosis study experiments for a few years around 1967-68 (I am 58). He was pretty successful for a novice.

    I started to do self meditation/trance in the early 70s.

    I discovered Playboy in the late 70s and began linking the two activities.

    A roommate gave me an early hypnodom tape "Soforia"(RIP) in the early 90s and took to it right away.

    I discovered the (then) new internet around 1994 and been through countless hypnodom's since.

    I'm currently enslaved to Shibby aka Domina.

    This is my first post here, thank you for reading.
    • 96 posts
    July 6, 2019 10:51 AM PDT
    Spirit Partner said:
    My older brother used me for his hypnosis study experiments for a few years around 1967-68 (I am 58). He was pretty successful for a novice. I started to do self meditation/trance in the early 70s. I discovered Playboy in the late 70s and began linking the two activities. A roommate gave me an early hypnodom tape "Soforia"(RIP) in the early 90s and took to it right away. I discovered the (then) new internet around 1994 and been through countless hypnodom's since. I'm currently enslaved to Shibby aka Domina. This is my first post here, thank you for reading.

     

    Thank you for posting, and thanks to your roommate for letting you borrow the Soforia tape. I have to wonder how mystified and fascinated I'd be if I started with someone as reputable as Soforia.

  • August 5, 2019 9:27 AM PDT

    This will sound weird but Mine came from Saturday morning cartoons when I was younger and then later on as an adult I used to watch these weird and surreal adult animation shows that were on late at night on Channel 4 in the UK and I was just like.... drawn.

     

    Drawn to be a subject and drawn even more so to hypnotise a subject! 

    • 96 posts
    August 5, 2019 11:46 AM PDT
    The Ebony Enchantress said:

    This will sound weird but Mine came from Saturday morning cartoons when I was younger and then later on as an adult I used to watch these weird and surreal adult animation shows that were on late at night on Channel 4 in the UK and I was just like.... drawn.

     

    Drawn to be a subject and drawn even more so to hypnotise a subject! 


    I'd argue that it's far from weird. Cartoon hypnosis seems to be a very potent source for garnering interest. Lots of imagination and creativity in those depictions, especially the further back you go, imo. It certainly...subjected me to the discovering my interest. And nice to know it's not just me in where it started.
    • 2 posts
    December 27, 2019 7:37 PM PST

    I definitely think TV mind control (animated and otherwise) in the 60's and 70's was a huge influence. 

    Before I even really understood what sex was, I remember what was probably my very first erotic dream.  I wandered into the "employees only" area at the local supermarket and found that there were people back there doing what I would now call worshiping a nude, busty woman.  Staring at her breasts, I was captivated and felt compelled to join them in serving her.

    It's amazing all these years later that I still remember that dream, but my brain was clearly already fusing burgeoning interests in submission, mind control and the female anatomy into one big thing.

    I would later become something of a switch, but the submissive fantasies definitely came first.

    • 96 posts
    December 29, 2019 12:03 AM PST
    Dr. X said:

    I definitely think TV mind control (animated and otherwise) in the 60's and 70's was a huge influence. 

    Before I even really understood what sex was, I remember what was probably my very first erotic dream.  I wandered into the "employees only" area at the local supermarket and found that there were people back there doing what I would now call worshiping a nude, busty woman.  Staring at her breasts, I was captivated and felt compelled to join them in serving her.

    It's amazing all these years later that I still remember that dream, but my brain was clearly already fusing burgeoning interests in submission, mind control and the female anatomy into one big thing.

    I would later become something of a switch, but the submissive fantasies definitely came first.

    For TV mind control, I generally think the best stuff was 60's or 70's for live-action, and 80's or 90's for animation, but agreed either way how influential all of it was. And you're probably not meant to forget a dream so impactful that it partly shaped who you became. In my case, I reflect on similar early discoveries in my life, and I'm glad I found them how I did and when I did.