The Modern Origins of Swinging

Plus some of my memories of time spent in a swinger’s club

Elle Beau ❇︎

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Photo by Curioso Photography on Unsplash

You may be under the impression that “key parties” and “wife-swapping” were inventions of the sexual revolution, but before the 1960s and The Summer of Love, Air Force pilots and their wives were having sex with each other’s spouses in a dynamic that came to be known as swinging. The details are somewhat in…

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Elle Beau ❇︎

Social scientist dispelling cultural myths with research-driven stories. "Thinking is difficult, that’s why most people judge." ~ Carl Jung