That is complete bull! We have been married for a year and a half but together for 5 years. Still largely viewed as deviant social behavior, it is perceived as a threat by the majority of couples and institutions. I guess the ladies do get all the attention. Future research on this topic is warranted and necessary to understand the changing dynamics of marital relationships. How The HUGE Solar Eclipse Today Will Affect Your Zodiac Sign. Many proponents of the swinging lifestyle say that it is a healthier way to deal with the sexual boredom that many couples struggle with and that the honesty and communication required actually make marriages stronger.
Psychology of The Lifestyle (Swinging)
Most had been swinging anywhere between three years and 12 years, which suggests that swinging, overall, adds to the longevity of the marital relationship. Do you remember the special time when you first got together? Genevieve Hawkins has been a freelance writer and editor for seven years. Excellent atricle a must read Submitted by Anonymous on October 19, - My research suggests that your experience is closer to the norm than otherwise. So what happens when the couple starts swinging?
Recent converts Submitted by Anonymous on December 10, - 6: Swinging is the context in which the double standard meets a sudden end. As several women have suggested, and I paraphrase here, " Are Swingers Freaky and Deviant? But all the options stay as potential choices that are not made.
Description: I have noticed with many of my swinging friends, that over time, their "friends" are all part of the swinging community and they seemed to have dropped their "vanilla" friends. Hawkins has published articles on both the Internet and in print for Valley Scene Magazine, Infosearch Media, Examiner and Investrend, and she edits corporate transcripts for Factset Research. A small portion focus on massage and other activities unlikely to transmit STDs; however, most participants acknowledge they are accepting the risks that any sexually promiscuous member of society does. We got tired of making up stories and telling half-truths about our swinging lifestyle.