The dominant is responsible for one thing in their relationship:
The entire relationship.
The dominant is responsible for everything in their relationship. How they behave, the results they get, how their sub behaves…
Whoa! Wait just one darned minute here.
Am I off my rocker?
I don’t think so. Let me explain.
To me, it’s simple. The dominant is responsible for everything that happens within their relationship because the dominant chooses to accept that responsibility when he/she chooses to take on a sub.
No, a dominant cannot control a sub’s actions. Of course not. And a dominant is not to blame when the sub is an asshole to others. But the dominant is responsible.
Because the dominant accepted that responsibility.
That is why I do not ever suggest taking on a sub lightly.