1. In your own words, what does Newmahr mean by “serious Leisure”?
2. Choose and briefly explain one of the “durable benefits” of SM that Newmahr mentions in the article?
3. In your own words, what is “flow”?
4. Throughout the essay, Newmahr makes a distinction between “the SM community” and “people who enjoy kinky bedroom scenes”. As part of this discussion she quotes Sam, who said, “there is a difference between people who love SM, and people who do SM.” What difference distinction are they referring to?
5. In your opinion, what was the most useful thing you learned from this article? Would you recommend it to other students taking this course?