Let’s talk about Littles some more.
The term “little” within the context of a submissive, does not automatically equate to child like, though it can. A little is a submissive that carries innocence with them. They wear it like shawl around their shoulders to protect them from the world. You may not always see it, but it is there.
Littles are very sensitive to the environment around them and the tone of voice you use when you talk to them. Generally, all it usually takes to correct their behavior is a stern tone of voice and maybe a spanking if they are being particularly difficult. Keep this in mind because the wrong tone of voice can send the wrong message to a little and hurt their feelings.
Littles are excitable lil things and it doesn’t take much to delight them. A pile of snuggly blankets in front of the TV or with a book, a coloring book and crayons you picked up from the dollar store, or a new stuffie will send them to the moon and you’ll find yourself covered in kisses with your arms full of excited wonder.
Full of wonder and curiosity, Littles bring a healthy dose of sunshine and innocence to the table. They can also be brats though. A little who is acting like a brat probably wants attention (or a spanking. It’s just no fun to ask for one) or isn’t sure how to express their displeasure with something.
Acting bratty is how a little tests the limits of their dominant. It’s also a way they can express that they want you to be more dominant over them. Some are just plain brats, and that’s OK. Every submissive is different, every dominant is different. Some Littles will only act out occasionally while other do it more often. Some dominants prefer a more well behaved Little while other enjoy the challenge of one who is often a brat.
Personally, I’m a pretty well behaved little. I like to think I am anyway. I pout when Daddy tells me to do something but I usually do it without too much fuss. I might be a little bratty when I’m having a bad day or when something is wrong that I don’t know how to express, but for the most part I’m an innocent little angel princess! 😄
Littles are young at heart and their dominants enjoy nurturing that inner youth.