Dan Savage on the very interesting topics of swinging and nonmonogamy, sharing ideas about how having an open relationship doesn’t have to mean that you or your partner have sex with everyone in sight. People get to create the relationships that work for them whether that means total monogamy or the kind of nonmonogamy that lets you occasionally make out with others and/or have sex with others.
About Dr. Debby Herbenick
Dr. Debby Herbenick is a sex researcher at Indiana University, sexual health educator at The Kinsey Institute, columnist, and author of five books about sex and love. Learn more about her work at www.sexualhealth.indiana.edu.
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