Good Reads on Lifestyle And Relationships.
If you are an avid reader and interested in reading about the many types of relationships and the people who live it, books are a great way to have a window like look at these relationships. Whether you are in a swinging relationships or a newbie, looking for resources or just interested in reading about alternative life styles there are a books out there for you.
Following are a few examples of literature with a small synopsis that might interest you.
Swingland: Between the Sheets of the Secretive, Sometimes Messy, but Always Adventurous Swinging Lifestyle
This is a great read and a real eye opener of one man’s journey into the swinger lifestyle. This book pulls back the curtain on one of the most fascinating and least understood lifestyle. Daniel Stern recounts the ups and downs of his brief fling with an alternative sex life. Stern describes the group sex mentality and the rules to play by. Which are great tips for newbies or anyone looking for a partner or maintaining a relationship.
Sex At Dawn: The Prehistoric Origins of Modern Sexuality
A must read for anybody interested in a non-monogamous lifestyle. If you have never read a book before, make this your exception. This book explains what human history teaches us about sex and couples.
The Ethical Slut: A Practical Guide to Polyamory, Open Relationships & Other Avdentures.
This is a great book that looks at non-monogamous relationship. This groundbreaking guide navigates the infinite possibilities that open relationships can offer. This book discusses elements that are important to a successful and responsible polyamorous lifestyle from self-reflection and honest communication to practicing safe sex and raising a family. How to discuss boundaries and respect them, resolve conflicts and define relationships on your own terms. It’s has some great advice for overcoming these hurdles all of which boil down to open and honest communication between all parties.
The swinger Manual by Just Ask Julie
After over a decade of giving advice and information on the Swinger Lifestyle, the advice columnist known as “Just ask Julie” has written a veritable “Lifestyle for Dummies” guide. This book addresses every aspect of swinging, covering just about every question that has ever been or hopes to be in an open relationship. She begins by answering such simple questions such as what different terminologies mean and attempts to define swinging and various other alternative relationship styles. She even discusses, from a broad perspective, how to decide if swinging is for you and what to do once you decide that it is. Those who are experienced in the lifestyle will find this book helpful, as well. Reminders of topics such as how to deal with jealousy, how to get the best results from your swinger personal ads, how to make the most out of your visits to swinger socials and clubs, and how to be an excellent host of your own parties are all included. It’s Lifestyle 101 in one simple to read guide. Happy Reading! Don’t forget to let us know what you’ve thought of these books in our comments section!
Swinging for Beginners: An Introduction to the Lifestyle
If you have just started and are fairly new in the swinging this is a great book. You will find information on all aspects of the Lifestyle, including; dating, what to wear, what to do at parties, single men, jealousy, threesomes, how to meet swingers and hoe to deal with it all.
Insatiable Wives: Women Who Stray And The Men That Love Them
This book is a study on cuckold relationships. This sexual practice, a form of sexual nonmonogamy, is distinguished from swinging and polyamory in that the husband rarely seeks sexual contact outside the marriage except for participation in group sex with his wife and other men, while the wife is permitted and often encouraged to pursue unrestrained sexual encounters with other men.
Please feel free to add to this list and tell us about your views on literature you found helped you understand the lifestyle better.