As a person with limited experience in RL BDSM experiences, I think these a extremely important. It is all about negotiation, safety and trust.
10 Golden Rules for BDSM Negotiations
Yes #6!! I always say that my position as a Dominant is earned anyways.
Rule 6 and 8. You can be a “real sub” and still fully voice your opinions in negotiations. Be wary of anyone who says otherwise.