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Sexless Marriage

Survey Says? The Real Scoop On Sexless Marriage

Abby Rodman, LICSW | Posted 03.18.2015 | 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.

My Husband And I Had Sex Five Times In 12 Years

Heather Gillis-Harris | Posted 02.27.2015 | Divorce
Heather Gillis-Harris

Remaining in a sexless marriage? For me, it was by far the loneliest place I have ever lived.

Sex Not Food

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Sex, not food? What, I'm sure you're wondering, is Maria going to be talking about now? Allow me to explain. I love food. I am a food blogger, amon...

Has Valentine's Day Got You Down?

Michele Weiner-Davis | Posted 04.11.2015 | Divorce
Michele Weiner-Davis

What if your relationship is on the rocks and Valentine's Day is just another painful reminder that your life isn't what you hoped it would be? Or what if you're divorced and feeling alone. Then what do you do?

What It Feels Like To Be In A Sexless Marriage

Divorced Moms | Posted 04.09.2015 | Divorce
Divorced Moms

I was in a sexless relationship and began to feel ugly. I thought there was something unappealing about me. I'm not a nympho by any stretch, but a normal, healthy woman with a normal appetite for sex and desire to share that with my partner.

What We Were Really Feeling in 2014

Karen Cahn | Posted 03.02.2015 | Women
Karen Cahn

Everybody knows that it's not cool to air your dirty laundry on Facebook. I mean, come on, nobody really wants to know about your sexless marriage. Why? Because it forces them to think about their own sexless marriage. I

Sexless Marriage Led to Man's Divorce

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 12.23.2014 | Divorce
Jackie Pilossoph

I think it is very normal and in a man's nature to want to feel appreciated and important and loved. Yes, loved. They are supposed to be strong and manly, but they want a hug. They want to feel secure too. And, of course, they want to be desired physically.

5 Excuses to Stop Making About Sex

Lisa Firestone | Posted 12.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

Our sexuality isn't something we have to pack away, set aside and then go out of our way to uncover. It is something we can carry with us that makes us feel alive. Taking time for sex shouldn't be looked at as an indulgence or an inconvenience. It can be a way to reenergize or relax, reconnect or reestablish feelings of excitement toward our relationship.

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 ...

4 Ways To Hold A Sexless Marriage Together And Perhaps Even Thrive

Susan Krauss Whitbourne | Posted 07.07.2014 | Fifty
Susan Krauss Whitbourne

You've seen the ads for Cialis and Viagra showing that all it takes to bring the sex back into the relationships of the fifty-plus is a little pill. However, these medications aren't for everyone, nor do they necessarily work. Some couples, as they age, may at some point have to come to grips with the fact that the sex in their relationship will never be what it was in the past.

The Real Reason You Aren't Having Sex With Your Spouse

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 04.17.2014 | Divorce

A year into her marriage, 25-year-old Lindsey Ellison no longer wanted to have sex with her husband. Instinctually, Ellison thought something was ...

What To Do If You Find Yourself In A Sexless Marriage

Posted 02.16.2014 | Divorce

By Dr. Phyllis Goldberg for Divorce360.com The longer a couple goes without being intimate, the more ambivalence they will feel. It's like a viciou...

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 Truth About Sexless Marriages

Posted 09.09.2013 | Weddings

By Laura Seldon for GalTime Sex is one of those topics we’re all constantly thinking about, reading about, and even acting out… but not necessa...

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?

WATCH: How One Woman Is Unknowingly Poisoning Her Marriage

OWN | Posted 05.14.2013 | OWN

Tiffany has been married to her husband Nick for five years, but says that the couple is currently struggling through a sexless marriage. Their broken...

WATCH: Why This Husband Cheated On His Wife

OWN | Posted 05.09.2013 | OWN

Tiffany and Nick, a couple from Tennessee, have been married for five years, but say that they are in a sexless marriage. When Iyanla Vanzant visits t...

The Key To Divorce-Proofing Your Marriage

Monique Honaman | Posted 06.13.2013 | Divorce
Monique Honaman

I believe that intimacy is critical to a great and lasting marriage. I have yet to meet a couple who was having marriage problems and thinking about divorce who told me that they still had phenomenal intimacy.

7 Ways Sex Can Kill A Marriage

Christine Gallagher | Posted 04.03.2013 | Divorce
Christine Gallagher

Can sex kill a marriage? Absolutely. Problems in the bedroom can lead to deep dissatisfaction. A marital sex problem is like a canary in a coal mine -- a warning alarm that danger lies ahead.

How Bad Sex Ended A Good Marriage

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 02.18.2013 | Divorce
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

My friend Bethany kept falling in lust with men at her office, which would've been fine except that she was in a 17-year marriage and had two teenage daughters. She was never physically unfaithful to her husband Doug, but the cost in integrity was devastating.

A Simple Exercise To Boost Libido

Jill Blakeway | Posted 10.16.2012 | Fifty
Jill Blakeway

I've talked with thousands of people about their sex lives. I've heard over and over about how much sex people are not having, how they just don't feel like it, how they are too tired to think about it. I'm always happy to be able to tell them there are simple solutions available.

Marriage Advice: What 'Hope Springs' Got Right

Posted 08.13.2012 | Fifty

"[For some couples] sex can become unimportant or they think that sex is optional. But it’s the language of connection for men and often for women.”

The Simple Secret To Spicing Up Your Relationship

Posted 08.06.2012 | Fifty

"Kissing decreases the level of cortisol, which is a stress hormone and it increases oxytocin, which is a bonding hormone. And that's why, chemically speaking ... kissing attaches people to each other."

The Depressing Thing Newlyweds Can Look Forward To

Posted 07.30.2012 | Weddings

With wedding season in full swing, newlyweds are busy settling into their new and exciting lives together. But as couples who've been together for...

Natasha Burton

Busted! Inside The Biggest Myth About Marriage

HuffingtonPost.com | Natasha Burton | Posted 04.18.2012 | Weddings

In the newly-released movie “American Reunion,” the latest installment of the “American Pie” series, one of the major plotlines revolves aroun...