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Married Sex

The One Must-Have Item For Seducing Your Spouse

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 09.01.2015 | Fifty
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

My husband bought me a massage table. I'm not kidding. A really good, really pricey table, with accessories! Felty-soft table bedding and a collection of lavender-infused oils and lotions.

In "Married Sex: A Love Story," It's Not Cheating If Your Spouse Is There. (Then It Gets Complicated)

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 08.24.2015 | Books
Jesse Kornbluth

Why do couples get divorced? They cite all manner of reasons, but in the end, I believe it comes down to sex: interest withers, or someone cheats. How might a couple prevent a divorce? I thought: What if they made an agreement --- if you're tempted to cheat, bring that person home.

35 Honest Thoughts About Sex After Marriage

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 07.21.2015 | Weddings

What happens to a couple's sex life after they say their "I dos"? It depends who you ask.  We recently posed that question to our ...

How A Cup Of Tea Can Rev Up Your Sex Life

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 06.20.2015 | 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.

8 Things I Know About Sex Now That I'm 50

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 05.01.2015 | Fifty
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

Let's face it, people get very competitive about their orgasms, as if they were climbing Mount Everest. Did you summit? Or did you only make it to base camp? Did you need an oxygen tank? Grappling hooks? A sherpa?

The Case For Including Sex In Your Marriage Vows

Em & Lo | Posted 06.15.2015 | Weddings
Em & Lo

It's a lot harder to resent each other when you're having sex that's satisfying to both partners as often or as little as you'd both like.

13 Reasons To Have Sex With Your Spouse Every Night

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 04.09.2015 | Weddings

When life gets busy, one of the first things to go in a relationship is sex. Couples are too tired, too full, too stressed, too distracted. Simply put...

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.

5 Reasons To Have More Sex With Your Spouse

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 03.04.2015 | Weddings

There may be some truth to those old jokes about sex after marriage. At least, according to the findings from a 2011 Australian study, which found tha...

4 Steps To More Exciting Married Sex

Samantha Rodman PhD | Posted 03.31.2015 | Weddings
Samantha Rodman PhD

All the time, I hear from women who say, "I'm having sex with my husband X times per week (usually this is 1-3) and he's STILL not happy." I ask if they enjoy the sex, and they say, "Yeah, sometimes."

Four And A Half Things That Men Really Want

Samantha Rodman PhD | Posted 03.08.2015 | Weddings
Samantha Rodman PhD

Here are some examples of things your husband wants you to chill out about: what tone your child just used, what happened to the throw pillow, why do we have two opened boxes of the same kind of cereal, what tone the school secretary used, how many days it has been since your sister texted.

How To Keep Bad Sex From Ruining A Good Relationship

Divorced Moms | Posted 01.05.2015 | Divorce
Divorced Moms

If you find yourself in a similar situation, where your man is perfect but the sex life is lacking, take a look at this advice before you waste too many years on sex that doesn't make your toes curl.

10 Fixable Reasons Your Wife Won't Sleep With You

Samantha Rodman PhD | Posted 01.04.2015 | Weddings
Samantha Rodman PhD

I am not going to say that watching a man vacuum is traditionally sexy, but here's what's less sexy: me doing it all the time. Helping with housework frees your wife up to get relaxed and in a sexy mood.

The 10 Worst Things About Married Sex

Em & Lo | Posted 12.06.2014 | Weddings
Em & Lo

Having someone around to check your butt crack for tick bites is one of the many advantages of marriage -- who else is going to do that for you, after all? -- but these things do tend to eat away at the mystery, which can lead to sex that feels companionable rather than steamy.

The 10 Best Things About Married Sex

Em & Lo | Posted 11.22.2014 | Weddings
Em & Lo

Married sex is the red-headed stepchild of the booty world -- at least, according to TV and movies. In that world, married sex is played for laughs, whereas all the other kinds of sex -- casual sex, new sex, cheating sex, ex sex -- get the sultry soundtrack and rumpled sheets.

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.

Women Should Have Sex When They Don't Want To. No, That Wasn't a Typo

Samantha Rodman PhD | Posted 10.19.2014 | Women
Samantha Rodman PhD

Go, have sex with your spouse, and even try to enjoy it. And tell me if your marriage doesn't get just a bit closer and more connected, in spite of yourself.

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...

5 Quick Fixes For A Ho-Hum Married Sex Life

Fawn Weaver | Posted 09.28.2014 | Weddings
Fawn Weaver

Have you heard the rumor that married sex is boring? Well, that's not the case in my 11-year marriage, and it doesn't have to be for yours either. One of the beautiful things about being with the same partner for so long is you are able to explore each other's bodies.

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...

This Is How Often Married People Are Having Sex

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 02.05.2015 | Weddings

It's often thought that when you tie the knot, your sex life all but dies. From hectic work schedules to kids' demands, roadblocks to doing th...

This Is Why Married Sex Is The Hottest Sex

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 08.12.2014 | Weddings

Contrary to popular belief, your sex life does not end the moment you walk down the aisle. In fact, it can get better and better as the years go on. ...

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...

When My Husband Made Me Into a Porn Star Named Crystal

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 07.01.2014 | Weddings
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

I'd floated this idea by Henry over the years and his response had been, at best, lackluster. This just wasn't his thing. As I sat waiting I began to feel like an aged hooker with no John.

How A Plug-In Massager Changed My Life (And Marriage)

Roz Warren | Posted 06.28.2014 | Fifty
Roz Warren

After 18 years of enjoying a loving, monogamous union, we've decided to open up our relationship to include Mr. Yippee. We are a couple who does lots of snuggling. Mr. Yippee fits in easily. We snuggle, then take turns administering a hot vibrating massage.