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Sex After Marriage

5 Married Couples Reveal Sneaky Ways They Fit Sex Into Their Schedules

BRIDES | Posted 08.03.2015 | Weddings
BRIDES

by Jillian Kramer, BRIDES Robert Mitra/Courtesy of CNP Montrose Scheduling sex isn't necessarily sexy. But let's get real: If you didn't find creat...

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 ...

3 Myths About Low Libido

Pam Costa | Posted 07.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Pam Costa

A year ago, my partner and I made the decision to start seeing a sex and relationship coach. Through our journey, I've debunked a few myths about l...

Play Like a Kid

Pam Costa | Posted 06.09.2015 | Women
Pam Costa

It may seem strange that writing about playing like a kid is part of a series of blogs about sex, but let's face it, sex is just another form of play. Sure, it's adult play, but if you've forgotten how to play like a kid, my guess is that you're not maximizing the potential for enjoyment in your sex life. At least I certainly wasn't.

What a Strawberry Taught Me About Sex

Pam Costa | Posted 05.26.2015 | Women
Pam Costa

So how can a strawberry teach me to be present? In the past, I relied heavily on touch to keep me immersed in a sexual encounter. But the reality is that I have four other awesome senses that can help keep me present and connected with my partner

Give Me a Kiss to Build a Dream On

Pam Costa | Posted 05.19.2015 | Women
Pam Costa

We decided to conduct an experiment where he would plant a very bold Hollywood-style kiss on me when he arrived home for dinner. This dramatic entrance kick-started the trajectory and was silly enough to throw me off my typical rejection response.

Why Too Much Sex Is Like Too Much Ice Cream

Pam Costa | Posted 05.12.2015 | Women
Pam Costa

My husband's desire was higher than mine, so he initiated sex more frequently than I would otherwise crave it. Over the course of time I rarely had the opportunity to spontaneously feel and connect with my desire of my own accord. This was a very painful state.

Changing the Playlist in My Head

Pam Costa | Posted 05.07.2015 | Women
Pam Costa

A year later, I have added a bunch of new mantras to my playlist. The voices in my head are still funny and sarcastic, but I love them the most when they channel their sassy and sexy sides and whisper things like "Go ahead, you have time for a little unexpected pleasure right now."

When Picture Perfect Isn't Picture Perfect

Pam Costa | Posted 06.30.2015 | Women
Pam Costa

It's an interesting experience, this being the partner with lower desire in a long-term relationship. In my case, the way this played out over two decades is that I fell into a routine of only having sex with my husband when he initiated.

Breathing All the Way Down... to There

Pam Costa | Posted 06.23.2015 | Women
Pam Costa

When I went with my husband to a sex and relationship coach for the first time, I was really nervous. My desire had been much less than my husband's for well over a decade and I didn't even know how to begin the conversation.

Why I Started a Blog About Sex

Pam Costa | Posted 06.14.2015 | Women
Pam Costa

I've been with my husband for 20 years. And we've had a pretty awesome marriage by most measures. But they say you'll either fight about sex or money. And for us, it wasn't money.

5 Ways to Spice Up Your Love Life

Andi Wickman | Posted 06.10.2015 | Weddings
Andi Wickman

Here are a few things I've done to help me be more intimate with my husband (often leading to some great sex). Some of these sound crazy, but stick with me.

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...

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...

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.

Don't Let These 4 Things Kill Your Sex Drive

BRIDES | Posted 01.02.2015 | Weddings
BRIDES

In the beginning stages of a relationship, it's sometimes easy to be so hot-and-heavy that having sex on the regular is akin to breathing: It's necessary for survival. Then life sets in and sex can be the last thing on your mind.

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.

7 Surefire Ways to Improve Your Sex Life

Emma Nicholson | Posted 11.04.2014 | Women
Emma Nicholson

I left that sucker in the shower for my husband to see. The look on his face was priceless: "Did you just...?" "Oh, shoot. Did I leave that in there?" As I sashayed off to make breakfast.

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. ...

How To Avoid A Sexless Marriage

Posted 09.19.2013 | Weddings

Are you in a sexless marriage? Registered nurse and author Mary Jo Fay stopped by HuffPost Live on Tuesday to talk about what couples can do to rei...

The Wedding Day Sex Every Couple Should Have

Posted 06.13.2013 | Weddings

After a long day of primping, picture-taking, celebrating and champagne toasting, it can be tough to get in the mood for wedding night sex. But for ma...

6 Women Reveal What Wedding Night Sex Is REALLY Like

Posted 05.31.2013 | Weddings

For the many modern couples who decide to have sex before marriage, the wedding night no longer marks their special "first time" together. Still, ther...

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...

Sex After 30 Years Of Marriage, From Dr. Pepper Schwartz (WATCH)

Posted 08.16.2013 | MarloThomas

Can you maintain a good sex life after 30 years of marriage? Dr. Pepper Schwartz, love and relationship expert, met with me on Mondays With Marlo, she...