Educators profile: John and Jackie Melfi

John and Jackie Melfi are in a swinging/open relationship. Together, they are the driving force behind some of the most well-known swingers clubs,, in the world and are also the founders and writers of the award winning lifestyle blog, Jackie is a Huffington Post contributor as well as a guest blogger on sites such as and Her first book was recently launched, 'Swingers Lifestyle, The Questions You Are Afraid to Ask', of which she will be doing book signings through out the Naughty in Nawlins week. The couple was featured in the ABC News Nightline special report, “Getting ‘Naughty in N’Awlins’: Inside a New Orleans Swingers Convention” and have been guests on numerous radio programs including Playboy Radio, and The Kyle and Jackie O Show. The Melfi’s have also been featured in The Dailymail, Reveal Magazine and The Mirror. In addition to hosting seminars on the swinging lifestyle, Jackie and John coach couples on the lifestyle and blog weekly on the topic.

Jackie and John live in Dallas and frequently make trips to New Orleans and Houston where their two other clubs are located. There mission is to inform, educate and provide conversation for anyone interested in a more open relationship with their partner and to further foster a community of open minded, sexually motivated adults who want to experiment in love and sex!

About the Book

This Q&A is like nothing you have ever seen before. A subject that is treated as  “taboo” in public discourse is laid bare in Swinger’s Lifestyle. Everything you have heard and thought about swinging will be questioned as you read author Jackie Melfi’s unapologetic and downright honest accounts of her swinging experiences in her reader responses. Her sincerity is refreshing and her viewpoint is straight from the heart.

Jackie puts careful consideration into each reader question. Her answers, advice and responses provide her readers with new insights, and her words emanate genuine warmth and concern, which is undoubtedly why her readers trust her with their most intimate secrets, passions and fears. You will find yourself wanting to know more about the swinging lifestyle and about the author herself.  Even if you are not part of the swinging community, you will find that Jackie’s answers and commentary traverse all relationship models and at their core, apply to any relationship.

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