Swinging, referred to as wife swapping or companion swapping, are a non-monogamous behavior wherein both singles and lovers in a loyal commitment take part in sexual strategies with other people as a recreational or social activity.

Swinging, referred to as wife swapping or companion swapping, are a non-monogamous behavior wherein both singles and lovers in a loyal commitment take part in sexual strategies with other people as a recreational or social activity.

The technology of swinging, or at least its wider debate and exercise, is regarded by some since arising from the freer attitudes to intercourse after the sexual transformation of 1960s, the innovation and option of the contraceptive pill while the development of remedies for most of the sexually transmitted conditions that have been identified during that time.