If you find yourself really intrigued by the idea of swinging with another couple, that doesn't mean that there's something wrong with you. Even though you may be worried that it will hurt your marriage, the only way to know if your partner is okay with polyamory is to just ask!
When sex therapist and YourTango Expert Dr. Lori Buckley of the Sinclair Institute says that "If this works for you and it's something you both want to try, [you should] just really take it into serious consideration," we couldn't agree more! If you're looking to shake things up in the bedroom, there are less risky ways spices up your sex life.
Sit down and talk about ways to really spice up the relationship. There are many ways to spice up your sex life without leading to swinging. Swinging is a touchy subject because it can go too far pretty quickly. That's why if you guys decide as a couple to try swinging, you have to be careful who you invite into your bedroom. Do NOT test it out with a neighbor; it's better to try it with a couple you will not have to see almost every day after. This will make things far less awkward for not just the two of you, but everyone involved. The last thing you need is for things to go sour with your neighbor and then have no choice but to deal with them on a daily basis.
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