How the economy affects the swinger scene

Whenever somebody mentions the effects of the current global economy in different ways of life, those that practice swinging may not be at the top of the list of the negatively impacted. There’s startling evidence that unemployment is high. Debts are accumulating with each passing month. The list of problems seems to be never-ending. Swingers have been many times described as happy people with a very carefree attitude; however, they are really starting to feel problems that the latest economic recession brought. There is no doubt in your mind that the economy is not faring well whenever the swinger sex scene is feels the hit.

Experts that follow closely the swinger lifestyle suggest that clubs and meeting venues are suffering due to the global economy. The economic recession has left most swinger clubs from all over the world with fewer attendants and shorter membership lists. Richard Davies, owner of a popular swinger club in California mentions that most people falsely believe that the sex industry is never affected from economic problems. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Davies mentions that his club’s attendance rates dropped 30% over the last year. He and many other swinger club owners blame the economic recession.

Swinger club owners mention that it is very difficult to keep up with the economic recession. A swinger club implies lots of expenses, and when the number of members decreases dramatically, problems start to arise. Not surprisingly, swinger cruises have also taken a big hit. Before 2010, cruises were one of the most popular ways for swingers to meet other people that shared their common interests and desires. However, most of the cruises that were previously sold out are now reporting that they are having lots of trouble to keep up with the global economy.

Couples that practice the lifestyle are now looking for other methods for meeting new people. With the diminishing number of club members, house parties seem to be on the rise significantly. Swingers are now resorting to inexpensive ways to meet other open minded couples. Not surprisingly, online swinger nation dating sites have skyrocketed since 2010. It will be interesting to observe how the trend evolves over the next few years.

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