Day 19: Any unexpected ways kink has improved your life?  If so, what are they?

(Yes, I am publishing two entries on the same day, because, really, my answer to Day 18 was a bit too short!)

Ever since I have been attending kinky events, meeting kinky people, getting involved in the community, I have met the most amazing people. Being a kinky dyke in the queer kinky community helped me find my place as a dyke, which had never quite been the case in the lesbian non kinky community, for whom I sometimes felt too much (and especially, sometimes, too much of a femme although I am not femme that much).

Find the complete set of questions here.