Here, Jane Ridley meets one such member, married mother-of-two Ali*, 42, a personal assistant from New Jersey, who explains her love of swinging.Shaking hands with the beaming grandmother and grandfather at the baptism of our friends’ daughter, I tell them how close my husband, Ray, and I are to the baby’s mom and dad. After all, a Catholic church on Long Island is not exactly the best place to explain that we met on the New York City swinging circuit.I like going to the movies or sitting on the couch cuddled up watching a classic that I can quote on the spot.I like dressing up and going out for a nice sushi dinner I´m at the age where I need a magician rather than a beautician thus substance has become much more valuable than surface. I am a bi-romantic lesbian, out to my father and friends, but not to my extended family.
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Before we had children, we were pretty wild — we’d have sex five or six times a week, and even did the deed in Central Park after open-air concerts like Summer Stage. ” We had our three-bedroom starter home in the suburbs and, though we loved our girls, I worried our lives would become boring. Then, one night, we watched a late-night documentary series on HBO about swingers called “Real Sex.” Ray, who, like me, has always been open-minded, leaned over to me and said: “You know, that’s something I can imagine us doing when we’re older.” I don’t know what came over me, but I replied: “Why wait until we’re older? Around the same time, I’d started chatting online with a woman I’d met through the moms Web site Turns out she and her husband, married for 20 years, were into wife-swapping.
I’d told her how depressed I was, and we just clicked. “You don’t have to sleep with every couple you meet,” she told me.
I'm friendly but usually in the background, most comfortable in small, intimate settings.
I enjoy hanging out with friends and family, I like heavy conversation or sitting in mutual silence with a good book.