"You...don't get to be vulnerable very often. Your times of being vulnerable are often related to weakness, so you are more drawn to sexual or relationship situations where there's a clear power dynamic. It's why you are so mesmerised by Astrid; she gives you an excuse to hand yourself over to her without feeling entirely powerless. But...you only like being this way by choice...you want enough power to choose when you want to be submissive..."
She leaned down, looking him in the eyes, trying to study him.
"You're so complex..." She muttered. "So much to unpack...so much to unravel. But was I right? You like to be dominated in private?"