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Posted on September 28, 2020 at 11:13 pm

The things I Wish We Knew Before We Became a Swinger

The things I Wish We Knew Before We Became a Swinger

A *lot* more couples are doing it than you almost certainly understand.

I had no idea what to call it when I first floated the idea of an open relationship to the man who is now my husband. I want to paint the scene: we had been in university, consuming at well known sushi buffet—I became 19, he had been 21, and then we have been together for four years—and I didn’t exactly know how to phrase it although I felt totally secure in broaching the subject. Sooner or later, we blurted out: “What can you consider us remaining in a relationship but additionally seeing others?” Michael’s very very first effect had been, happily, mostly fascination, even as we had talked a great deal over time about whether we had been passing up on life-changing experiences by being together from such an early age. My proposal—to get outside our relationship without really providing on that which we had—appealed to him. Read the rest of this entry »