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Sexless Marriage

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, o...

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 bedr...

5 New Year's Questions for Your New Single Life

Sari Eckler Cooper | Posted 12.29.2015 | 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, ...

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

Prevention | Posted 09.01.2015 | Weddings
Prevention

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 08.17.2015 | Divorce
YourTango

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&nb...

How To Sexcation Your Way To A Better Sex Life

Pamela Madsen | Posted 07.21.2015 | 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

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Marriage: What to Do When the Sex Stops

Beth Cone Kramer | Posted 06.24.2015 | 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 06.19.2015 | 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 05.19.2015 | 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
High50

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.

My Husband And I Had Sex Five Times In 12 Years

Heather Gillis-Harris | Posted 04.28.2015 | 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...