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Aug 20

August 6, 2020

YCP 2.0

By YCP /

In hindsight, it was a mistake not to make YCP membership-based. My main concern was keeping YCP affordable, but in...

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Jul 20

July 1, 2020

You cockblocked yourself

By YCP /

If you've ever used the word "cockblock" to describe your failed night at the club, you aren't aggressive enough. "We...

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Jun 20

June 12, 2020

Stay out of trouble with Facebook

By YCP /

I'm writing this blog post for other swinger lifestyle group owners. Our Secret Facebook Group is quite active. It averages...

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Jun 20

June 7, 2020

Every DJ we’ve ever hired has “sucked.”

By YCP /

Every DJ we've ever hired has "sucked." Ok, that's not actually what I believe. I've been satisfied with every DJ...

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May 20

May 24, 2020

Single men or over the age of 42?

By YCP /

Over the age of 42? We are in our late thirties and feel more comfortable at an all-ages event than...

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May 20

May 9, 2020

Events in the age of covid…

By YCP /

Covid has changed everyone's lives. Although the hospital overruns we feared never materialized, COVID has killed 3300 Illinois citizens. It's...

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Apr 20

April 17, 2020

COVID-19 Update

By YCP /

Covid update I watch the Governor's daily press briefing and various news sources from around the nation, wondering if and...

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Mar 20

March 5, 2020

Swingers DO NOT have higher STD rates

By YCP /

I recently read an ordinance designed to shut down a swinger's club. The preamble of the law stated why swinger...

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Mar 20

March 2, 2020

Men at swinger parties everywhere…step it up! 🙂

By YCP /

I am not a blueblood. I grew up in a trailer house in an area so rural that there were...

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Feb 20

February 28, 2020

Hurry! Supply is limited! (Probably not)

By YCP /

Of the swinger/lifestyle events I know, only two let you know how many tickets were available, how many have sold,...

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Feb 20

February 19, 2020

Sexy, Sunny, Saturday summer package

By YCP /

We will be holding four Sexy, Sunny, Saturday (SSS) events this summer. Watch this Youtube video if you are not...

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Feb 20

February 18, 2020

Consent Video

By YCP /

The consent video is complete. Every attendee will watch it on Friday. At subsequent parties, new couples will view it...

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Feb 20

February 13, 2020

Explicit Consent is a little harder than we give it credit

By YCP /

Some topics are never mastered because they seem too simple to warrant thought or practice. Explicit consent, in my opinion,...

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Feb 20

February 4, 2020

Our one year anniversary of our favorite partnership

By YCP /

We've been partnering with Bluechew for one year, and 140 Young Couples Party men have subscribed! That's been incredibly valuable...

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Feb 20

February 3, 2020

The Food Is Intentionally Shitty at YCP

By YCP /

The food is intentionally shitty at YCP events. The food at YCP is terrible, but it's intentionally so. There are...

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Jan 20

January 22, 2020

A Dick so Hard a Cat Couldn’t Scratch it

By YCP /

New and Regular YCP Couples! I'm going to tell you about Bluechew. When I started in the lifestyle, the only...

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Jan 20

January 21, 2020

Say what you’ll do and then do what you say

By YCP /

"Say what you'll do and do what you say." That's our policy structure in a nutshell. We do our very...

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Dec 19

December 31, 2019

Hot Person Party

By YCP /

Someone is trying to start a "hot person" party. They wrote on Reddit: "So I found a club in chicago...

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Dec 19

December 23, 2019

We couldn’t be more sincere about this

By YCP /

Swinging is a different ballgame entirely... I'm sitting on the couch, and her pussy is just above my cock. She's...

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Dec 19

December 19, 2019

Please vote for YCP as “Best Party for Millennials”

By YCP /

Here is why I believe you should vote for us. Vote here (you can choose in only one category): Young...

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Dec 19

December 16, 2019

When swingers turn into ghosts…

By YCP /

One of the oddest things about the lifestyle is the way people choose to leave it. They attend events regularly...

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Nov 19

November 27, 2019

Swinging and the Common Cold

By YCP /

As I write this, I'm almost over my second cold of the winter, and it's only November. We have a...

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Nov 19

November 22, 2019

Themes

By YCP /

Here is the sales data from our eight most recent events. There were 80 tickets (one per couple) available for...

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Nov 19

November 12, 2019

New club, new partner…sober success!

By YCP /

A while back, I blogged about reducing the amount of alcohol I drink at parties. You can read why here...

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Nov 19

November 8, 2019

Who gets to hear, “Please, don’t attend YCP”

By YCP /

I thought some of you might enjoy reading about some of the "behind the scenes" action of YCP. I've said...

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Nov 19

November 6, 2019

What percentage of swingers are just alcoholics who found their tribe?

By YCP /

This post has nothing to do with hosting YCP. This is about our experience in the lifestyle, in general. We...

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Oct 19

October 31, 2019

I’m calling you out!

By YCP /

The Military party is historically our least attended event. It's not an exceptional theme from a ticket sales point-of-view. It's...

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Oct 19

October 30, 2019

Memberships and recurring billing

By YCP /

I subscribed to Netflix in the summer of 2016 to show a documentary during a presentation. I've never canceled it....

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Oct 19

October 20, 2019

Opinions aside. Let’s honor and help.

By YCP /

We all have different opinions on politics and the decisions that politicians make, like going to war. I do not...

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Oct 19

October 18, 2019

Expert Advice

By YCP /

YCP has over 80,000 twitter followers. It's the platform I choose to interact with promotors, podcasters, and other influencers in...

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Oct 19

October 9, 2019

Facebook Group Rules

By YCP /

Nudity The ban on nudity includes "implied nudity." If your photo is framed low enough that your bellybutton is showing,...

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Sep 19

September 24, 2019

Is that couple REALLY busy, or just not into you?

By YCP /

When it comes to turning down another couple, everyone will say that it's best to be direct and honest. If...

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Sep 19

September 14, 2019

Performance Anxiety

By YCP /

The men at our party are young. So when the pressure of a party suddenly rips away their invincibility, it...

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Sep 19

September 10, 2019

Let’s talk about sex…ually transmitted diseases

By YCP /

I must make two disclaimers before we dive into this discussion. #1. I'm not a doctor. I have access to...

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Aug 19

August 28, 2019

Ladies, compliment men. They deserve it. So do you.

By YCP /

We asked men in the facebook group how many compliments their female partner receives at parties versus how many they...

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Aug 19

August 20, 2019

Do it, or don’t.

By YCP /

Have you ever given a poor effort and then still found yourself depressed about the inevitably negative result? For example,...

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Aug 19

August 14, 2019

Facebook Community Standards Update

By YCP /

Everything has been going well in the Facebook group. The activity level is at record highs despite a total ban...

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Aug 19

August 13, 2019

Stop registration at noon the day of parties?

By YCP /

We are considering shutting off the registration form at noon on the day of the event. Here are two examples...

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Jul 19

July 29, 2019

Of course you don’t NEED Bluechew, but you should be using it.

By YCP /

I'm a confident man, yet I drink alcohol at parties to boost my positive self-image. I'm an energetic man, yet...

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Jul 19

July 28, 2019

Credit Card Processing for Swinger / Lifestyle Events

By YCP /

A couple from Singapore who hosts a popular swinger podcast is hosting their first event in the United States. I...

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Jul 19

July 17, 2019

Why I don’t think nudes in the YCP Facebook group matters

By YCP /

I believe Facebook's Community Standards are absurd. That said, posting nude photographs on the Young Couples Party secret Facebook group...

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Jul 19

July 16, 2019

YCP parties start much earlier than anything else you’ve been to

By YCP /

Seventy-nine couples attended the last Young Couples Party (YCP) event. By 9:15, only one hour after the party officially began,...

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Jul 19

July 13, 2019

Video

By YCP /

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Jul 19

July 9, 2019

Driving distance. Bewildered.

By YCP /

Occasionally a couple will say or write, "We would attend YCP, but you're an hour and a half drive away...

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Jul 19

July 3, 2019

YCP Video Model

By YCP /

Who wants to be in the next Young Couples Party video? We are shooting a video for every party. We...

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Jun 19

June 29, 2019

STDs in the lifestyle

By YCP /

First, the risk of contracting an STD in the lifestyle is much lower than many people believe. Research shows that...

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Jun 19

June 27, 2019

Dress code…

By YCP /

I received a call from a man inquiring about the party. He was asking questions like "where is the party?"...

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Jun 19

June 20, 2019

Sexy, Sunny, Saturday is almost here

By YCP /

The first Sexy, Sunny, Saturday is almost here! It's sold out, so if you didn't buy a ticket you'll have...

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Jun 19

June 19, 2019

Sexy, Sunny, Saturday Schedule

By YCP /

10:00 doors open 11:45 pizza arrives 1:00 *guess your partner by his cock/her breast competition 2:00 **yoga 3:00 ***blowjob competition...

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Jun 19

June 17, 2019

Changing Dates from September onward

By YCP /

Our Friday night parties have historically been on the second Friday of each month. We are moving to TWO friday...

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Jun 19

June 11, 2019

A naughty drive in

By YCP /

A dirty drive in….. I have an idea for a drive-in movie theatre party. YCP owns a 25-foot wide movie...

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Jun 19

June 3, 2019

Why we do not have a way for you meet couples prior to the event

By YCP /

Usually in life, the thing that feels the most “comfortable” in the short-term is damaging in the long-term. For example,...

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May 19

May 27, 2019

Lifestyle Drama

By YCP /

Most couples that attend an event have the time of their lives and cannot wait to return. That said, some...

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May 19

May 21, 2019

How and why we choose affiliates

By YCP /

"Money makes the world go round," is a line from the 1966 Musical Cabaret. It's true. Without money, we cannot...

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May 19

May 15, 2019

Penis size and the lifestyle

By YCP /

"I hear you have a pencil-dick!" When I was 19 years old, I heard that dozens of times in my...

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May 19

May 15, 2019

What is the “default” full swap?

By YCP /

We should be sitting down and having lengthy conversations about safe sex, our wishes, desires, and concerns before anyone goes...

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May 19

May 8, 2019

Fetish Party’s are great because all of the outfits are sexualized.

By YCP /

Disclaimer: I am fully aware that what I'm about to share with you is absurd and unfair. We cannot always...

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Apr 19

April 30, 2019

Age is just a number…

By YCP /

Someone on Facebook (a non-ycp group) just told me "I've never heard of a club having an age restriction, age...

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Apr 19

April 27, 2019

It’s ok to be insecure

By YCP /

No man wants to be insecure...let alone admit that he's vulnerable. We will do almost anything to avoid feeling anxious,...

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Apr 19

April 23, 2019

Attraction isn’t predictable

By YCP /

Before we entered the lifestyle, I thought I understood attraction. In college when my buddies and I would talk about...

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Apr 19

April 17, 2019

A record four days for sure! Thank you all so much!

By YCP /

I can tell in the first ten minutes after a party goes on sale how well it's going to do....

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Apr 19

April 5, 2019

What has the lifestyle done for you?

By YCP /

It's remarkable how often someone tells me that their entire life has improved since they entered the swinger lifestyle. These...

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Apr 19

April 3, 2019

Is the word “swinger” outdated?

By YCP /

I follow a lot of swinger/lifestyle podcasters, bloggers, and event hosts on social media. Some of them have a solid...

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Mar 19

March 22, 2019

Listen to Lauren and Jason’s First time

By YCP /

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Mar 19

March 20, 2019

Today’s attendance is (enter bullshit here)

By YCP /

I read this article today about the University of Missouri's football attendance. Which is only about 47% of what they...

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Mar 19

March 19, 2019

Race and YCP

By YCP /

Someone recently asked me if I receive questions about the racial breakdown of YCP attendees. The person was wondering if...

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Mar 19

March 18, 2019

Facebook group daily themes and reminders

By YCP /

YCP members have an amazing facebook group. It's a secret group which means anything that they post, like or comment...

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Mar 19

March 12, 2019

Today I raised a ruckus on Twitter

By YCP /

We have 80,000 followers on Twitter. I'd guess around 78,000 of them are fake or single men from other nations...

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Mar 19

March 8, 2019

Ladies….what gets you off in the lifestyle?

By YCP /

Good sex is mostly about match ups, chemistry and modifying what you're doing based upon feedback. There is definitely no "best"...

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Mar 19

March 5, 2019

Drama in the lifestyle…

By YCP /

I receive a message like this nearly every week. (paraphrasing several different, but similar statements) "Hey man, sorry we haven't...

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Mar 19

March 4, 2019

YCP Affiliates

By YCP /

The companies below are affiliates of ours. Meaning, if you purchase from them and go through this link, we receive...

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Feb 19

February 20, 2019

Why we don’t allow RSVPs on Swinger Dating Sites

By YCP /

The most popular swinger dating site in the area is Swinglifestyle (SLS).   We could post our event on SLS...

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Feb 19

February 14, 2019

Are YCP events cliquey?

By YCP /

Cliques Typically, people tell me "we love YCP events because they aren't as 'cliquey' as other events we've been to."...

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Feb 19

February 11, 2019

Explicit consent and ABE (always be escalating)

By YCP /

There is a well-known saying among people who discuss and study seduction, "always be escalating." The idea is that you're...

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Feb 19

February 7, 2019

Guest Post by DP…on Expectations in the Lifestyle

By YCP /

Yes means maybe, and no means no. People have asked me what my expectations are for the parties, and I...

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Feb 19

February 4, 2019

Erections…. Is today the day it won’t work?

By YCP /

Has this happened to you? I'm sitting on the couch, and her pussy is just above my cock. She's straddling...

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Jan 19

January 28, 2019

Raising prices

By YCP /

We're raising prices on all YCP tickets. There are several reasons for this, but the "final straw" was our new...

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Jan 19

January 21, 2019

So you left something at the club…..

By YCP /

Over the years, I've left untold numbers of items at parties across the country. I once took off my hat...

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Jan 19

January 17, 2019

Are single men in the “lifestyle?”

By YCP /

I blog for a few reasons. One is to simply add content to the website. My opinion doesn't matter any...

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Jan 19

January 16, 2019

Themes are hard…

By YCP /

Themes matter a lot for attendance. Good themes sell out. Bad themes do not. Ok, then it should be easy....

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Jan 19

January 9, 2019

Men’s style

By YCP /

If you have a specific style that you feel great about, then this blog post isn't for you. For example,...

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Jan 19

January 6, 2019

What exactly happens at a “Men’s health clinic”

By YCP /

I’ve been bodybuilding my entire adult life. Yet, I’m never going to look like a professional fitness model or bodybuilder....

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Jan 19

January 2, 2019

Entering the lifestyle after cheating

By YCP /

Let's pretend you're at a lifestyle event, and chatting with an attractive couple. One of them says, "we entered the...

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Dec 18

December 31, 2018

Is the lifestyle “just about you two?”

By YCP /

I've heard a lot of couples say, "This is only about us." They mean, "This is about our relationship. Spicing...

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Dec 18

December 21, 2018

Ladies…should men talk more during sex?

By YCP /

  Usually when a question is posed like this, people take the opportunity to "put over" their significant other. No...

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Dec 18

December 19, 2018

Do flyers make a difference?

By YCP /

Here at YCP, it feels like we do pretty well at promoting our events. We have an amazing facebook group....

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Dec 18

December 18, 2018

Advice for Single Men at a Swinger Club

By YCP /

We do not allow single men at YCP, so this advice isn't about YCP events. Instead it's about the other...

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Dec 18

December 17, 2018

What is a REAL glow party??

By YCP /

So I have a tendency to overdo everything. Glow parties are no exception. I've heard people describe their facility as...

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Dec 18

December 9, 2018

Taking YCP on the road!

By YCP /

On Friday, December 7th we had our first YCP event outside of Chicagoland. We hosted an event in Des Moines,...

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Dec 18

December 6, 2018

Ever noticed something weird about our numbers?

By YCP /

The Christmas party on December 14th is selling great! As of this moment there are 73 couples ticketed to this...

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Dec 18

December 3, 2018

AARP Party

By YCP /

The good news. The party in Des Moines on Friday will have close to 40 couples. Virtually none of them...

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Nov 18

November 30, 2018

So I bought a fleshlight….

By YCP /

Hey, don't judge me. HAHA!We both travel for business a lot! So much time apart! I've often had a problem...

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Nov 18

November 29, 2018

What is your lifestyle desire like?

By YCP /

A great discussion was raised by our friends over at The Red Couch. They wrote a piece called, "5 Bullshit...

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Nov 18

November 28, 2018

Read about Jason and Lauren’s first time.

By YCP /

...There are so many things in life you never forget your “first” of, and this was definitely one of those...

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Nov 18

November 27, 2018

STD testing

By YCP /

Of all the newsletter emails we've ever sent, the ones with anything to do with "STDs" in the subject line...

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Nov 18

November 26, 2018

Chicago Christmas Swinger Club Promo Video!

By YCP /

This was so much fun to make. Take a look!  

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Nov 18

November 26, 2018

Young Couples Party is on Instagram!

By YCP /

We started on Twitter a long time ago and have been pretty successful! 83,000 followers. I'm really not sure why...

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