DESCRYPTION OF ABNORMAL SEXUAL PRACTICES
To break the monotony of the couple, sadomasochism and swinging out of the shadows. To learn more about these practices once taboo, Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Toulouse and specialist in social construction of sexuality.
While the visual codes of swinging and masochism invade the small screen and advertisements, they concern many people?
These practices more and more people. Additionally some extension fantasies, couples now have the opportunity “to go.” While a few years ago, Swingers was practiced by some tribes and remained a very closed environment, there is now the opportunity for all through the door of a club.
This does not even touch all social classes but tends to democratize. Thus, it is known that at the end of some union congress in Paris, some colleagues go to swingers clubs, as before they would “go to whores.”
Features are we today proportions of French followers Swinger?
The latest figures from the national survey on sexuality French dates from 1992: a time when the phenomenon was almost clandestine and was facing underreporting related methodology (interview by phone ) .drop-off window Judging by the surveys we conducted in our research unit there are 5 or 6 years, I estimated that 300 to 400 000 swingers in France. If we include couples who go to see when we can easily double these figures.
What are the motivations of these couples?
They are many: breaking the monotony of the couple, to please his partner, having fun together, do not do as mom and dad, go, etc. In fact, the same intentions are different according to one or both partners. For the first step, men often want to associate their (or) woman sexual fantasies and these tend to want to please them.
Do we hear that despite the sexual freedom image surrounding these practices, it is a macho environment?
Yes, it remains macho environment which breeds mainly some pictures porn. The codes of swinging are female: the woman should be available to look and desire. Miniskirt, sexy neckline … she should display the look of a woman be the first to male fantasies. Thus, it is not uncommon for this atmosphere causes dissatisfaction of some, who feel that the atmosphere is not for them.