Pain is an interesting thing, bondage does indeed hurt. Its not for you if pain freaks you out or you can’t deal with being confined in tight situations. There’s no escaping a solid tie on your own.
Pain is its own kind of drug, kind of like tattoos and piercings for many people but unlike them its not a permanent medium in its results. Its an intense concentrated feeling for varied lengths of time and the level of pain depends on how extreme the tie. Once you are tied up the pain escalates & then hits a plateaux where you kind of float off. Everyone has different reactions so there is no one experience fits all.
I kind of trance out when getting tied up, it’s the beauty of not needing to be in control & trusting someone else to do the work securely. I especially love crazy suspensions as they’re so freeing.