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A Brush With Disaster Changed My Married Sex

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 09.03.2014 | 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 08.19.2014 | 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 07.29.2014 | 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 07.31.2014 | 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 the de...

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.

One Husband's Annoying Sex Habit

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 06.24.2014 | Weddings
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

When it comes to marital sex, most of us wonder if we're normal. Are we having enough orgasms? Are we fantasizing too much, too little? Are we too small, too big, too fat, too saggy, too old? And the big one, are we having enough sex with our spouse?

The Embarrassing Thing That Happened During Midlife Sex

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 06.04.2014 | Fifty
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

It seems, pushing 50, that I've turned a corner where sex has to be taken more seriously. Apparently I'm going to have to suit up, cleat up and step up my game in order to stay on the field. Case in point. The other night I stopped my husband, Henry, in the midst of our mating ritual.

I Didn't Have Sex For A Year, And I'm Still Married

Natalie Singer-Velush | Posted 04.29.2014 | Parents
Natalie Singer-Velush

Once you have children and a mortgage and a puppy that just had to come home with you for Christmas and jobs and a bottomless fridge that is never well-enough stocked no matter how many times you go to the grocery store, marriage changes.

When Sex Is More Meaningful Than Just Having the Big O

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 02.18.2014 | Weddings
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

At the time it was an inchoate impulse. I couldn't explain it. I was absolutely as exhausted as Henry, but knew it had to be done. Now, years later, I realize that sex with my husband that night consecrated my marriage. It felt, to me, that our marriage wouldn't actually begin until we made love.

Two Surefire Ways To Bring The Sexy Back To Your Marriage

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 01.25.2014 | Weddings
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

By day, and now that our kids are older, much later into the night, we are asexual Disney parent-bots. We say things to them like, "Don't forget to brush your choppers!" or, "You seem a little tye tye (tired)," or "Can I get some snuggle buggles over here?"

What's Even More Important Than Sex In A Successful Marriage

Posted 11.18.2013 | Weddings

By Dr. Charles & Dr. Elizabeth Schmitz for YourTango.com For starters, we all know that good sex can be fun, romantic, exciting, and something tha...

The Embarrassing Thing That Happened During Athletic Lovemaking

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

I'm always telling Henry I want to fiery passion even though he can hear everything I do in the bathroom (because that's so alluring). Be careful what you wish for in bed after 40. You just might get it.

The Art of Kissing Your Husband

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weddings
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

I rolled over and kissed my husband. Not a quick peck to say goodnight. Not as a gesture of marital love. But as though I were kissing him for the first time.

5 Ways To Keep Married Sex Exciting

Posted 09.30.2013 | Weddings

By Mary Jo Rapini for YourTango.com Current television programs, magazine articles, movies and music don't represent marriage very well. The area t...

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...

11 Lessons Every Over-Stressed Couple Should Learn

The Huffington Post | Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 08.19.2013 | Weddings

We recently profiled four couples who have established what we think of as Third Metric marriages -- relationships where both partners value wellbeing...

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?

What A Sexual Lull Really Means For Your Marriage

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 09.01.2013 | Weddings
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

Her secret is more simple than that, but she fears it could spell the end of her marriage.

REVEALED: The Celebrities Married People Most Want To Sleep With

Posted 06.27.2013 | Weddings

If your spouse gave you a celebrity "hall pass," or permission to sleep with someone else, who would you choose? In WeTV's recent survey of 1,000 m...

The #1 Thing Everyone Wants In Bed

Posted 06.27.2013 | Weddings

Though couples may disagree about various aspects of their sex lives (for example, frequency and sexual fantasies) new research reveals one thing pret...