I believe it's safe to say that all married women have fantasized, at least once, about having sex with another partner during their healthy, happy, and loving marriage. Her fantasy may be a secret affair with a celebrity, someone at the office, or perhaps just a sexy and willing figment of her imagination.
I think it’s “safe” to say that most of us who feel secure in our marriages would agree that these descriptions of safe are
often people confuse being unfaithful with polyamory, and its probably the statement which causes more anger than any other. Poly, or whatever form of consensual non monogamy someone practices, is consensual, but people seem to skim over the all important "c word.
Remember stories from the 60s and 70s, when couples went to parties and put their house keys in a punch bowl? The person's keys you drew at the end of the night was the person you went home with.
Do you want to do something easy and fun that will make you weightless? Do you want to feel the breeze in your hair as you float through the air while laughing out loud? Go swing. You can do it alone or with a group of people of all ages. And, it's legal!
Inside of me, there is a loving wife and a wanton lover. If I'm being honest, I think and desire things that don't necessarily fit neatly into the model of marriage as it stands today.
Twenty years ago, I don't think Suzy Spencer would have survived in Texas after writing this book and promoting it in the national media. She'd have been tarred, feathered, ridden out of town. Now, while there are plenty of moralists who wish that were still possible, there are plenty more of us who are just grateful to have it.
I'm willing to whisper sweet nothings to Henry in Spanish so if he closes his eyes he's making love to Salma Hayek. But I won't be inviting her into our bed.
A few years back, my new friend from a writing class invited me out for a drink. Before long, she let on about her passionate pastime: her inclination to stray in plain sight of her husband.
"Lifestyle." When used in mainstream culture, most think of the latest fashion trends, but it's a term used to convey the adventurous practices of couples and singles that enjoy recreational sex with other consenting adults, otherwise known as swingers.