• My Life on the Swingset

  • Adventures in Swinging & Polyamory
  • By: Cooper S. Beckett
  • Narrated by: Cooper S. Beckett
  • Length: 7 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 07-27-15
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Hump & Circumstance
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4.6 (77 ratings)

Regular price: $19.95

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Publisher's Summary

Starting with a first date with a couple of swingers; followed by working through social anxiety and shyness; recognizing the importance of touch in life; evolving feelings about love and expectations; having threesomes, orgies, and prostate orgasms; going through a divorce; and leveling up in life and sexuality.
For five years, Cooper S. Beckett has written for Life on the Swingset. The website was born out of the feeling that he'd learned enough in his whole year of swinging to tell other people how to live their nonmonogamous lives. His hubris can be seen from space. Here, he has collected personal essays, stories, erotica, and prescriptive how-tos into this memoir of his life, My Life on the Swingset.
He may be biased when it comes to swinging, polyamory, and other forms of ethical nonmonogamy (in fact, he most certainly is), but he doesn't sugarcoat it. He speaks honestly and earnestly about a unique way to live life, one that allows for sexual and loving growth and experimentation, a strong sense of community, and the ability to do what we all crave, whether we know it or not: to be honest with ourselves and others about what we want sexually. And out of life.
©2015 Cooper S. Beckett (P)2015 Cooper S. Beckett
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Critic Reviews

"Cooper Beckett writes...with such honesty, wit, and charm.... He challenges the hard line between swinging and polyamory, tackles taboos with grace, and will make you rethink what you believe." (Tristan Taormino, author of Opening Up)
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Customer Reviews

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5 out of 5 stars
By J. Cooper on 08-03-15

This book was exactly what I wanted

If you could sum up My Life on the Swingset in three words, what would they be?

Education through experiences

What did you like best about this story?

I like how Cooper analyzed his experiences and gave short and to-the-point thoughts on why or how things happened. It was a fantastic book for me because it gave some open and honest insight into this lifestyle. It was exactly what I was hoping for. Not smut, just honesty.

What about Cooper S. Beckett’s performance did you like?

Cooper's voice was very friendly and his tone was conversational. This made the book feel like friends sitting together talking.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

I turned the book on every chance I had.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Erika on 11-05-15

Wonderful Book!

Any additional comments?

I won this book in a giveaway on Twitter, and I was so excited because it had been on my list of books to read for a while. My Life on the Swingset is a wonderful collection of essays that give insight into both the world of ethical non-monogamy and the author's own experiences. I am glad I was able to listen to this book, and I am going to continue to listen to the podcasts. I would recommend this book to anybody with even a passing interest in non-monogamy.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Anonymous User on 10-06-17

Interesting, naughty and informative. I loved it.

Thank you Cooper for sharing your experience. You shared your life with me and it was so honest and open. I now feel so much more able to make my own path into a poly life.

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