So, you finally realized everything you knew about being a swinger was a complete lie. Or maybe not. We asked a group of swingers what those "things" are, and this is what they told us. Multiply that by, like, infinity plus one. Or via an Internet chat room?
Everything You Need to Know Before You Get Into Swinging
A Beginner’s Guide To Couple's Swinging: 5 Easy Steps
For starters, we all know what swingers are right? Swinging is kind of like polyamory, but more heteronormative and traditional, having existed since forever. Swinging is great if you want to spice up your sex life or find a new sexual experience that you can share with your partner. Another important talking point to discuss with your partner is how you want to swing. There are all types of options according to your budget, from simple swinging neighborhood parties to more expensive ones like swinging cruises. Is it okay for your partner to stay behind without you or will you both be leaving? The more open and communicative you are the better.
The swinging lifestyle is cloaked in mystery and secrecy, with many people having misconceptions and out of date beliefs about people who choose to live the lifestyle. The truth is that the swinging lifestyle has established rules and precedents to keep everyone happy, and many long term couples engage in the lifestyle without issues or incidents. Some couples even believe that engaging in swinging together is a key to having a healthy long term relationship. Here is a basic overview of what the swinging lifestyle means and involves for those who engage in it.
Katy Thorn March 5, This article was scientifically fact-checked by Human Sexuality expert Dr. Laurie Mintz. For the first time swingers, the internet really is your friend.