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Sexless Marriage

What Sex Therapists Tell People Whose Partners Don't Want Sex

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 01.06.2017 | Divorce

Being in a relationship with someone who’s disinterested in sex can feel incredibly lonely. A discrepancy in desire is more common than most people ...

The Advice Every Couple In A Sexless Marriage Needs To Hear

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 10.26.2016 | Divorce

It’s incredibly painful when the person you love doesn’t want to be intimate with you. Luckily, there are steps you can take to change that. In a ...

How Often You Should Be Having Sex, According To Sex Therapists

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 11.28.2016 | Divorce

Most couples and individuals who comes into sex therapist Tammy Nelson’s office want to know the same thing: Is my sex life with my partner normal? ...

What To Do When You're Bored With Your Sex Life, According To Sexperts

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 07.21.2016 | Divorce

When you’ve been in a relationship for years, it’s all too easy to grow comfortable and slip into a sexual rut. The problem with comfortable is it...

7 Ways To Save Your Sexless Marriage, According To Sex Therapists

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 07.12.2016 | Divorce

In a sexual rut with your partner? Take heart -- it's natural for partners' sex drives to ebb and flow through the years and things can definitely imp...

8 Ways To Change Your Sex-Starved Marriage, According To Experts

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 06.09.2016 | Divorce

One reason so many couples are stuck in sexually frustrating marriages? They're uncomfortable talking about sex, said Erica Marchand, a Los Angeles-ba...

'Should I Stay In My Sexless Marriage?'

Samantha Rodman PhD | Posted 04.21.2016 | Divorce
Samantha Rodman PhD

I suggest that you work on a list of ways that you can enhance your life, and goals and values that you have for your life, that don't revolve around your husband. If sex is not on that list, then fine. But if you do want a sex life, and I think you do since you have had an affair due to sexual rejection before this, then your husband is right: you two want different things.

If You're In A Sexless Marriage, Read This

Divorced Moms | Posted 04.01.2016 | Divorce
Divorced Moms

When you're in a sexless marriage, it can feel like the void consumes you.

12 Confessions From Husbands And Wives In Sexless Marriages

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 03.23.2016 | Divorce

Many couples quietly suffer in sexless marriages. So many, in fact, that it's the top-searched marriage complaint on Google, according to data scienti...

6 Complaints Sex Therapists Hear All The Time

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 01.02.2017 | Divorce

Sex therapist Celeste Hirschman knows there's no one-size-fits-all answer to couples' erotic problems. What she can suggest to all couples that come i...

7 Reasons Your Wife Isn't Interested In Having Sex With You

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 02.19.2016 | Divorce

When your wife isn't interested in getting busy, it's all too easy to assume she's not interested in you anymore, either. But don't jump to conclusio...

7 Ways Married Men Can Reignite The Spark In The Bedroom

The Good Men Project | Brittany Wong | Posted 02.01.2016 | Divorce

We all know the stereotypical image of marriage: a long-suffering husband desperate for sex and constantly denied by his over-tired, over-burdened, ov...

What To Do If You're Less Than Satisfied With Your Sex Life

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 02.03.2016 | Divorce

Relationships are always hot and heavy in the beginning. But at some point, most people in long-term relationships experience a lull in the bedroom. T...

5 New Year's Questions for Your New Single Life

Sari Eckler Cooper | Posted 12.29.2016 | Divorce
Sari Eckler Cooper

When beginning to venture out into dating life again, it's important to ask oneself these five questions to help clarify what you're looking for in a new relationship. These aren't resolutions, but rather internal conversations that will hopefully fortify your resolve to be connected to the most important elements of the life you want to have.

7 Signs You're On Your Way To A Sexless Marriage

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 09.03.2015 | Divorce

It's a common refrain from couples who've split up: "Somewhere down the line, we became more like roommates than spouses." The truth is, passionless...

This Is What It's Really Like To Be In A Sexless Marriage

Prevention | Posted 09.01.2016 | Weddings

My husband and I are about to celebrate our 17th wedding anniversary, and we haven't had sex in a year. You read that right: A year.

What You Need To Know If You're In A Sexless Marriage

YourTango | Posted 08.17.2016 | Divorce

The New York Times reports that about 15 percent of married couples had not done the deed in the past six months to a year.

Here's What All Women In Sexless Marriages Need To Know

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 08.06.2015 | Divorce

Stuck in a sexless marriage? You're not alone. According to data scientist Seth Stephens-Davidowitz, the top-searched marriage complaint on Google is ...

How To Sexcation Your Way To A Better Sex Life

Pamela Madsen | Posted 07.21.2016 | Fifty
Pamela Madsen

Sex-cation is defined as a vacation devoted entirely to sex. Sexcations usually occur over a long weekend, and the couple spend most of their time either in bed, having sex or eating food worthy of photographing. Sometimes, couples take specialized sexcation retreats or workshops.

How To Find Relationship Bliss After A Sexless Marriage

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 07.09.2015 | Divorce

Lindsey Ellison first experienced sexual incompatibility with the man who would become her husband when she was in her mid-20s. After a largely sexles...

Marriage: What to Do When the Sex Stops

Beth Cone Kramer | Posted 06.24.2016 | Weddings
Beth Cone Kramer

Ben Franklin (Yes, the Founding Father whose face is on the $100 bill) had lots to say about sexless marriages, including this bon mot, "Where there is marriage without love, there will be love without marriage."

Why So Many Happy Couples Are Not Having Sex

Iris Krasnow | Posted 06.17.2016 | Fifty
Iris Krasnow

Lots of healthy and passionate women in lengthy intimate relationships are not having sex. I'm not talking about partners in sexual standoffs because of their disconnected relationships. This is a love story -- and growing trend -- about connected couples that just cuddle and kiss.

5 Ways to Reclaim Your Sex Life After Baby

Beth Cone Kramer | Posted 05.19.2016 | Parents
Beth Cone Kramer

"Meet at a hotel bar for a few drinks. Connect without distraction and verbalize what you loved about each other in the beginning. Reclaim the glue that held you together at some point in time."

My Husband And I Haven't Had Sex Since 2008 -- And We Couldn't Be Happier

High50 | Posted 06.28.2015 | Fifty

It's funny to think back on the early days of my relationship with John and realize how important sex was to us both then. It's hard to imagine that was even us. Today, we haven't had sex since early 2008.

Survey Says? The Real Scoop On Sexless Marriage

Abby Rodman, LICSW | Posted 05.12.2015 | Women
Abby Rodman, LICSW

If you've been wondering about your own sexless marriage, you're obviously not alone. And the message from this survey is crystal clear: Expend energy making your spouse feel desirable. Initiate sex. Take pride in your physical appearance. Get some professional guidance.