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Married Sex Life

The #1 Death Knell For Married Sex

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 07.12.2016 | Fifty
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

They put the kibosh on romance because they have the hearing of Doberman crime dogs; they can hear a mouse fart through your dense plaster and lathe walls. The thought of you and their father having sex makes them want to projectile vomit.

5 Hilarious Things Every Soon-To-Be Parent Should Know

Shea Curry | Posted 03.30.2016 | Parents
Shea Curry

Your house will never be clean again.

How A Blind Date Made Sex With My Husband Super Hot

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 01.11.2016 | Fifty
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

Henry and I had been married for 10 years when I made him meet me for a blind date. It came with a simple requirement: We had to pretend we didn't know each other. After initially balking, Henry agreed.

What Middle-Aged Women Are Really Thinking In Bed With A Partner

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 10.28.2015 | Fifty
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

Some of us need sex aides just to get things started. Viagra for both men and women -- (men, you are no longer alone when it comes to performance anxiety) -- as well as lubricant, testosterone, estrogen, progesterone and any sex tape that DOES NOT include Kim Kardashian.

How A Cup Of Tea Can Rev Up Your Sex Life

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 06.20.2016 | Fifty
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

Last month I had a mild midlife crisis after dancing in a gay club with attractive, sweaty young men who humored me. I came home a bit disgruntled by the sexual stasis in my long-term marriage with the most interesting (and loving) husband in the world.

The Moment I Knew My Low Sex Drive Was Affecting My Relationship

Meg Conley | Posted 05.15.2015 | Women
Meg Conley

I had been married for nearly three years when I stopped wanting to "get busy" with the man to whom I'd pledged my life.

A Brush With Disaster Changed My Married Sex

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 11.03.2014 | Weddings
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

I came to bed humble and eager to embrace the man whose presence I take for granted day in and day out. Our lovemaking that night was different. It wasn't really married sex at all. It was communion and connection. A loving pause in the rapid, surging, time-lapse photography of our lives.

Splitting Household Chores May Lead To Better, Hotter Sex

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 07.31.2014 | Weddings

Earlier this year, The New York Times published a controversial piece that suggested that when men pitch in with household chores -- as opposed to wom...

What Happened When My Husband And I Had Sex Every Day For A Month

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 07.31.2014 | Weddings

After a Reddit post claiming to be a spreadsheet of all the excuses a wife gave her husband to get out of sex went viral last week, HuffPost Live's Ca...

Catherine Pearson

This Is What It's Like To Be Young And In A Sexless Relationship

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 07.10.2014 | Women

While on a trip to check out graduate programs, Alexis, 24, went out drinking and met S., 29, at a local bar.* Their physical chemistry was immediate ...

8 Signs My Husband Needs Sex

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 07.22.2014 | Weddings
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

It was time. I could tell it was time because Henry, who usually traverses the house with the stealth of an experienced hunter tracking a herd of jitt...

One Husband's Annoying Sex Habit

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 06.24.2014 | Weddings
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

When it comes to marital sex, most of us wonder if we're normal. Are we having enough orgasms? Are we fantasizing too much, too little? Are we too small, too big, too fat, too saggy, too old? And the big one, are we having enough sex with our spouse?

The Embarrassing Thing That Happened During Midlife Sex

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 06.04.2014 | Fifty
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

It seems, pushing 50, that I've turned a corner where sex has to be taken more seriously. Apparently I'm going to have to suit up, cleat up and step up my game in order to stay on the field. Case in point. The other night I stopped my husband, Henry, in the midst of our mating ritual.

When Sex Is More Meaningful Than Just Having the Big O

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 02.18.2014 | Weddings
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

At the time it was an inchoate impulse. I couldn't explain it. I was absolutely as exhausted as Henry, but knew it had to be done. Now, years later, I realize that sex with my husband that night consecrated my marriage. It felt, to me, that our marriage wouldn't actually begin until we made love.

The Embarrassing Thing That Happened During Athletic Lovemaking

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

I'm always telling Henry I want to fiery passion even though he can hear everything I do in the bathroom (because that's so alluring). Be careful what you wish for in bed after 40. You just might get it.

9 Facts About Kissing That Will Make You Want To Pucker Up Even More

Posted 10.28.2013 | Weddings

By Michele Zipp on CafeMom’s blog, The Stir. Kissing really is one of the best things we do on this planet. It's better than eating fresh out of ...

The Art of Kissing Your Husband

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weddings
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

I rolled over and kissed my husband. Not a quick peck to say goodnight. Not as a gesture of marital love. But as though I were kissing him for the first time.

5 Ways To Keep Married Sex Exciting

Posted 09.30.2013 | Weddings

By Mary Jo Rapini for YourTango.com Current television programs, magazine articles, movies and music don't represent marriage very well. The area t...

When Your Spouse Asks You to Take a Lover

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 10.01.2013 | Weddings
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

Have you ever wondered what you would do if your spouse was disabled by an illness or injury and was no longer able to have sexual relations with you?

What A Sexual Lull Really Means For Your Marriage

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 09.01.2013 | Weddings
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

Her secret is more simple than that, but she fears it could spell the end of her marriage.

REVEALED: The Celebrities Married People Most Want To Sleep With

Posted 06.27.2013 | Weddings

If your spouse gave you a celebrity "hall pass," or permission to sleep with someone else, who would you choose? In WeTV's recent survey of 1,000 m...

What Happened When My Husband And I Dabbled In BDSM

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 08.18.2013 | Style
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

Before kids my husband Henry and I decided to walk on the wild side one night when we accepted an invitation from friends to attend a BDSM (Bondage, Dominance, Sadism, Masochism) Valentine's Day party hosted by the ever discreet and refined Mike Boner.

How's Your Sex Life?

Lauren Zander | Posted 07.31.2013 | Healthy Living
Lauren Zander

By not sharing your real thoughts about your sex life with your partner, you may get stuck in a pattern of resenting, lying, or concealing the truth to your partner. This can negatively impact a person's emotional well-being as well as slowly erode a couple's relationship over time.

Three Reasons Why Married Couples Should Search for the "G" Spot Together

Jenny Triplett | Posted 07.03.2013 | Weddings
Jenny Triplett

Well, nobody said marriage was going to be easy but it sure can be a lot more fun when you work towards goals together. Why be angry when you can be sexually satisfied? The choice is yours but the exploration can lead to gratification.

What Sex After Marriage Is REALLY Like

Mandy Fox-Raynor | Posted 06.22.2013 | Fifty
Mandy Fox-Raynor

If you've been married for a long time, you can't expect your sex life to always be the way it is in the movie 'Nine ½ Weeks' -- a jello-filled-fun-fest -- because sometimes it's not. Sometimes, married sex is a little like...