There are at least 400 swingers clubs in the USA and over 600 in Europe.Most major cities in North America and western Europe have at least one swing club in a permanent location although they often keep a low profile to avoid negative attention.
Half of those who rated their relationship very happy before becoming swingers maintained it had become even happier.
90% of those with less happy relationships said swinging improved them.
Almost 70% of swingers claimed no problem with controlling jealousy, around a quarter admitted "I have difficulty controlling jealousy when swinging" to be somewhat true but only 6% said this was "Yes, Very Much" true.
Swingers rate themselves happier (59% against 32% very happy) and their lives much more exciting (76% against 54% exciting) than does the rest of the population, by surprisingly large margins.
This signifies that rejection of a sexual proposal does not require justification and must always be respected.
Violation of the ground rules can occasion immediate expulsion.
Swinging activities can include having sex with a partner while being watched; watching others have sex (perhaps with the above mentioned partner); kissing, stroking, or having oral sex with a third or fourth person (called soft swinging); or having penetrative sex with someone other than one's partner (Full Swap), which is the commonly understood definition of swinging.
Typically, swinging activities occur when a married (or otherwise committed) couple engages with a similar couple or a single individual. Sex on these occasions is often referred to as play.
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For the musical connotation see swing (music)Swinging, sometimes referred to in North America as the swinging lifestyle or simply the lifestyle (although this simplified term is also used by people into Leather and BDSM), includes a wide range of sexual activities conducted between three or more people.
Due to the risks of jealousy, swingers most often prefer the lifestyle be something to be used as an enhancement to an already-stable relationship.