CLUSTERS of people having sex on giant beds and orgies full of strangers who met online - this is what it's really like to be a swinger. Sarah Jane Banahan got her first taste of swinging when she threw a surprise sex party for her boyfriend's birthday.
Group sex nights are springing up all over the UK - so maybe Brits aren't quite as strait-laced as people think. Clubs hosting intimate sex parties exist all over Britain, from Dunstable to Doncaster, from Bedford to Bournemouth.
Much as many would expect, she was greeted by TV sets showing soft porn, women pole dancing and naked couples getting frisky in the Jacuzzis. It's not all so chilled though - Suzannah's family have no idea what she gets up to in her spare time. Sarah Jane Banahan, 34, has been swinging with her boyfriend Steve since they got together six years ago.
They have an open relationship and, just like Suzannah's experience, it was Steve who suggested getting other people into the bedroom. The couples' friends know how they spend their spare time, but apparently it's not a major topic of discussion.
Typically, swinging couples and singles gather late on a typical Thursday, Friday or Saturday night, to eat, drink, dance and hook up with others for sex, whether in twos, threes, fours or bigger groups. There are industry claims that more thanBrits visit popular online swinging sites every day to photos, videos and give details about their sexual preferences. Raphael Yadgaroff, 29, is the British managing director of cliqueasia. As long as we are open and honest with each other, it works for us.
Steve is more than happy with their lifestyle, as swinging has always been one of his biggest fantasies. Far from it.
Unlike Sarah Jane and Steve, swinging wasn't enough to keep Suzannah and her bloke together. in.
All Football. Pineapples and garden gnomes According to Swinger Codethese wristbands have a special "" which, similar to black rings, was created to help swingers recognise each other. The is apparently "unobtrusive and respects the privacy of the ones who wear it".
Look for the international male and female s arranged horizontally with their circles intersecting, with three plus or minus s on both sides. The three plus s on both sides means they are "looking for partners as a pair" while the minus s mean they would also without their partner The story goes that a pineapple is placed on a porch or mailbox by swingers to ify that a sex party is going on.
The fruit apparently represents hospitality.