John & Jackie

John and Jackie Melfi are in a consensually non monogamous marriage. They have been featured in ABC News Nightline Special Report "Getting Naughty In N'awlins", Inside a New Orleans Swingers Convention, and CNN "This Is Life" with Lisa Ling. The Melfis are the force behind the industry famous colette swingers clubs in New Orleans, Dallas, Houston, and Austin. With over 20 years of combined experience, this powerhouse couple coaches thousands of singles and couples through their award winning blog Openlove101.com.

We own 4 swingers lifestyle clubs.. Here is what to expect when you visit one!

Question from a viewer for today: We’re thinking about going to a lifestyle club. What am I going to expect? My nervousness and fear is that people are going to push me to do things we’re not ready yet. John & JackieJohn and Jackie Melfi are in a consensually non monogamous marriage. They have been …

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WATCH THIS before you start an open relationship (jealousy, boundaries & emotions)

Today we answer a doozy of a question in our video. It’s a great question actually that we’ve certainly gone through and you may too. Here’s the situation: My wife and I have been married for some time and we recently opened our relationship. I was the one who brought her into this and of …

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Establishing Defined Boundaries in Your Open Relationship (Part 2 of 2)

In part 1 of our discussion on boundaries, we talked about the importance and nuances of creating them. In this part 2, we’re going to talk about the transition into re-establishing boundaries. This is where a month or two and some playdates have gone by and now it’s time to look back at what worked …

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Establishing Defined Boundaries in Your Open Relationship (Part 1 of 2)

What’s the big deal about boundaries one might say? Well, it could lead to a disaster in the start of your open relationship before it even begins. Although setting boundaries may seem simple on the surface, be sure that you and your partner(s) all clearly understand the details. For example, let’s say you’re ok with …

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Open Relationship Communication – Podcast Episode #27

You always hear that communication is one of the big keys to a successful relationship. But what does communication look or sound like? Today we’re going through some examples and giving you some tips on how to communicate with your partner. Listen to this episode below, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, or on your favorite podcast …

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