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    Why I Chose to Be a Submissive in My BDSM Relationship

    When I first met Doug on Match.com in 2005, we were 26 and living in Washington, D.C., both recently out of serious relationships, both working long hours at jobs we loved. He had a big position with a top financial firm; I headed up public relations for a health-care nonprofit. On our first date, although we only kissed, he told me I wouldn’t be the same when he was done with me. I knew he was right—I just didn’t know what it meant. Neither of us did. Doug was tall with dark hair and eyes, but it wasn’t his looks that unglued me. A recent business school graduate, he was…