Local Swingers, Reasons for swinging
Adult Swingers, People may choose a swinging lifestyle for a variety of reasons. Many cite the increased quality, quantity and frequency of sex. Some people engage in swinging to add variety into their otherwise conventional sex lives or due to their curiosity. Some couples see swinging as a healthy outlet and means to strengthen their relationship. Others regard such activities as merely social and recreational interaction with others. Local Swingers.
Local Swingers History
Adult Swingers in, It may not be possible to trace a precise history of swinging since the modern concept is so closely related to basic human sexuality and relationships, and they vary significantly across time and cultures. The term "swinging" would have no counterpart or meaning in many cultures and civilizations in history who did not value monogamous relationships or have religious or social prohibitions against such sexual practices. It is a historical term that is best understood as fairly modern and Western in its expression. Local Swingers.
Local Swingers, 16th century
Adult Swingers, A formal arrangement was signed by John Dee, his wife Lynae, his scryer, Edward Kelley and Kelley's wife Joanna on 22 April 1587, whereby conjugal relations would be shared between the men and their spouses. This arrangement arose following seances which apparently resulted in spirits guiding Dee and Kelley towards this course of action. The arrangement ended badly, and destroyed Dee's working relationship with Kelley. Local Swingers.
Local Swingers, 18th century
Adult Swingers While it has been claimed that two related messianic Jewish sects of the eighteenth century, the Frankists, followers of Jacob Frank, and the Donmeh, followers of Shabbetai Zvi, were alleged to hold an annual springtime 'Lamb Festival,' which consisted of a celebratory dinner that included a ritualized exchange of spouses. Such Swingers reports should be considered very cautiously, as they may simply be propaganda of the time intended on being defamatory against groups that the ruling elite found heretical, particularly since the groups involved were secretive about their beliefs, aims, and practices. Local Swingers.
Swingers, 19th century
Swingers, One of the criticisms of communism was the allegation that communists practice and propagandize the "community of women". InThe Communist Manifesto (1848), Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels suggest that this allegation is an example of hypocrisy andpsychological projection by "bourgeois" critics of communism, who "not content with having wives and daughters of their proletariansat their disposal, not to speak of common prostitutes, take the greatest pleasure in seducing each other's wives." Local Swingers.
Swingers, 20th century
Adult Swingers According to Terry Gould's The Lifestyle: a look at the erotic rites of swingers, swinging began among American Air Force pilots and their wives during World War II. The mortality rate of pilots was high, so, as Gould reports, a close bond arose between pilots that implied that pilot husbands would care for all the wives as their own emotionally and sexually if the husbands were away or lost. Though the origins of swinging are contested, it is assumed American swinging was practiced in some American military communities in the 1950s. By the time the Korean War ended, swinging had spread from the military to the suburbs. The media dubbed the phenomenon wife-swapping. Swingers Online Swinging Dating took off in the late 1990s due to the rise of the Internet." Local Swingers.
Local Swingers, Modern swinging
Adult Swingers according to 2005 estimates by the Kinsey Institute and others, swingers account for two to four percent of married couples with numbers in excess of 4 million people in North America. As of 2011, some experts believe that there are as many as 15 million Americans swinging on a regular basis. Swinging sexual activity can take place in a sex club, also known as a swinger club (not to be confused with a strip club). Different clubs offer varied facilities and atmospheres, and often hold "theme" nights.Furthermore, many websites such as www.SwingersMeet.com that cater to swinging couples now exist, some boasting hundreds of thousands of members." Local Swingers.
Local Swingers, Research
Adult Swingers research on swinging has been conducted in the United States since the late 1960s. One 2000 study, based on an Internet questionnaire addressed to visitors of swinger-related sites, found swingers are happier in their relationships than the norm. Local Swingers.