The Five Best Things about Daddy Dom/Little Girl Relationships



brianna hale, little dancer, daddy/dom, ddlg, erotic romance

Abby and Rufus’s relationship in LITTLE DANCER is a special sort of dom/sub dynamic that you may not have come across before, called Daddy Dom/Little Girl, or DD/lg. The dom assumes the role of a caregiver and protector, and the sub is his little. It’s a relationship that’s equal parts sweet and strict and is oh-so-sexy. Daddy is a term of respect like Master or Sir, and his sub is sweet, little and obedient—or, in some cases, not so obedient!

Sometimes there might be an age gap in the relationship, just like in any relationship between adults, but it’s usually more about age play—a little who imagines she’s little again and clings to her “daddy” for love and care.

Here are the five best things about these sorts of relationships—and there are so many good things that it’s hard to choose just five!

1. Stuffies & Toys

Do you miss your dolls and coloring books and stuffed animals? How nice would it be just to retreat from the adult world for an afternoon, draw pictures and watch cartoons! That’s exactly what littles do. Their little space is where they get to put aside their worries and stresses and act like kids again. Blanket fort optional.

2. Rules

Hang on. Rules are fun? I promise they are, and you’ll see why! Littles crave structure in their lives, especially around things they struggle with, like perhaps not getting enough sleep because they stay up too late, not eating regularly or not sassing their dom. The rules make a little feel loved and cared for, and a daddy like he’s needed and respected.

And when littles don’t follow the rules, that brings us to…

3. Bedroom Kinkiness 

Oh, no, you’ve broken a rule! Littles who displease end up over knees. The discipline aspect of the relationship is a big, sexy part of it—so sexy that some littles might even break a rule on purpose just for attention and spankies. *evil grin*

4. Cuddles

After all the rule breaking, disciplining and kinky bedroom antics, what comes next is cuddles. Like any relationship, the after-sex cuddling is important, but even more so in a dom/sub relationship. It’s a time for bonding and reassurance, and a little is going to be extra clingy and in need of daddy’s lap after being disciplined!

5. Giggles

Laughter and fun should be part of every relationship, and a DD/lg relationship is especially filled with giggles, teasing, tickling and playing. Sharing what you delight in with your partner is a key to happiness! Abby and Rufus’s relationship in LITTLE DANCER is filled will all these things, but especially play and giggles.


Brianna Hale couldn’t live without her notebook and an assortment of glitter pens, and when she’s not writing she can usually be found with a book, fighting video game monsters and aliens or attending the theatre. She believes that pink and empowerment aren’t mutually exclusive, and everyday adventures are possible. Brianna lives in London and you can find her online on Twitter and Instagram.

4 thoughts on “The Five Best Things about Daddy Dom/Little Girl Relationships”

  1. Lucretia Rose says:

    I like your concise explanation – and I think it portrays the “lifestyle” in a positive light; its soo frustrating because alot of articles confuse the idea of a paternal-daughter relationship with a totally different and distinct dynamic that is part of the broader BDSM community. As a very content bg-thank you!

  2. DateCGL says:

    Great, great! I don’t disagree with any of this but…can we put in a special 6? Pretty please?!

    6. Being unconditionally loved despite being unconventional in personality!

    I feel like all Caregiver/little relationships are between adults feel like they just aren’t some societal expectation of “normal” and the connections they find with their Caregiver or little counterpart is so intense and irreplaceable once that true spark is lit. You’ve never seen love until you’ve seen a little’s eyes light up when you accept their silly little quirks that they’ve been insecure or unsure of all of their life!

  3. vic says:


    Any chance my site ( can be added under a further reading section ? :)

    I think it’ll be good to see both sides of the good and bad of ddlg instead of just one side of it.

    Thank you!

  4. Mm, hey – Tasneem, that’s a cool intro!
    I would say for my relationships the coolest thing about DDLG is variety and polarity.

    Once we started intentionally implementing some elements of DDLG in our day-to-day life, our connection and sexual interest in each other increased a lot!

    Truth is, day to day is boring and doing things the same way quickly becomes old.

    DDLG is a great answer to it as you say…

    Oh and check out this guide if you wanna learn even more about DDLG, it’s an ultimate guide pieced together about everything you need to know.

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