You’ve decided you would like to be a camgirl and you’re wondering how to tell your partner. On the surface, webcam modeling can be treated like any other profession. But because of the nature of the work, it can prove an intimate, sensitive, or even taboo topic for many. It is also possible that your partner will be supportive or even excited about the idea. How do we talk about this?
Most people will agree that communication is extremely important for a strong relationship.
Start the conversation with the positive points of camming. Share the reasons you are considering it. Talk to your partner before making any major decisions to help spare feelings.
If you have a significant other and are in a long term and committed relationship, it is important to talk about boundaries.
Living together can add another dimension to a potentially sensitive subject. Honesty and communication are two very important factors in a healthy relationship. Of course this remains true when webcam modeling is involved. Other things to consider are the strain camming can put on intimate relationships, the risk of breaking up, or a changed sex life.
If you are married or live together this is especially important in boundary topics. You might find that working as a camgirl in a bed you share with someone works for you, but consider what your partner has to say about it first. The same can be said about involving your partner in any way: always talk about it first. Healthy relationships involve supporting one another, including how you each feel.
Beginning a camming career while in a committed relationship can affect both people in a lot of ways. Be honest with yourself and your partner. This is crucial when you decide to start talking about webcam modeling. Sometimes significant others feel insecure, and sometimes they really appreciate the camming.
Remember the reasons why you’re considering camming and the reasons for your romantic relationship.
In addition to a good income from the safety of your home, camming can boost confidence and responsibility. Help your boyfriend or husband appreciate the good aspects of camming, but answer questions honestly. Even if your partner does not want to perform on cam, it can lead to an increase in your sex life. You’re likely going to learn new techniques and try new toys.
Together, you and your partner will decide what you tell your fans about your relationship status.
Starting a new job is a change that can lead to dynamic shifts and relationship strain. Treat the camera like a workplace and avoid disagreements in front of your audience.
Treat your customers like the paying clients they are. Never put their opinions or feelings above those of your SO.
It is possible that your partner will find the camming profession alluring or even want to join. Using cam shows as a warm-up to date night can work wonders as foreplay. And of course all those toys and lingerie you’ll invest in may prove useful.
Broaching the subject of camming can be nerve-wracking. But it’s necessary if you want to pursue camming and maintain an existing relationship.
Be honest with yourself and your partner. Communicate your thoughts and feelings. Listen to and respect each other. Stay positive. If you can do these things, you’re ready to have a conversation about becoming a camgirl.