There is definitely a difference for us. When we swing it might be all in the same room, or might be separate rooms, but it is still swapping partners. As an open relationship we date individuals separately. I might have a guy that I see on one night and he might have a date on another. For us it was a matter of convenience, we don’t have to get a sitter if we go out separately. And since we have no jealousy issues it seems to work for us.