This is a touchy subject. I hope it doesn’t rub anyone the wrong way.
I’ve run in to this prevailing idea that roleplayers are consistently looking to use RP as a means to get their rocks off. That the only sort of RP is ERP (erotic roleplay for the uninitiated). I’m here to tell you that, like most assumptions made on the internet, it’s just not true…and at the risk of inciting the memetic “#NotAll____” response, I’m going to outline why.