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Let's get one thing straight: everyone has a fetish. Fetishes are extremely common, it's not all pee play and feet, we promise! And some of the most common fetishes of all time belong under the BDSM umbrella.

BDSM stands for bondage, dominance (discipline), (submission) and sadomasochism. Many people participate in this fetish in the bedroom and some even take it a step further by joining a BDSM community. Within the BDSM world, there are a variety of roles that you can take and one of the most well known is a dominatrix. A dominatrix is a woman who takes the dominant role in a BDSM scenario. There are many different ways that a dominatrix can be dominant toward her submissive(s), which include physical and verbal, or involve humiliation and servitude. A dominatrix is typically synonymous with being a paid profession, however, some women take on this role in their personal lives or in the BDSM community.

Most professional dominatrixes have a largely male clientele and they organize their sessions in a designated professional space, referred to as a dungeon. A dominatrix typically takes on a professional name, preceded by Dominatrix, Mistress, Madame, Lady, Herrin or Goddess. Male dominants are prevalent in the professional BDSM scene, however, they primarily cater to a gay male demographic.

In honor of all the doms and subs out there, take a peek at 45 naughty tattoos from talented artists around the world. Then let us know your favorite piece from this list in the comments section on social media.