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Sex and Marriage

Where Does the Spark Go After Saying "I Do?"

M. Gary Neuman | Posted 05.13.2014 | Weddings
M. Gary Neuman

From day one, think TEAM. Remember that a team sees the problem as the enemy, whereas struggling couples see each other as the enemy.

My Advice For Dads-To-Be About Keeping Romance Alive

Vincent Daly | Posted 05.12.2014 | Parents
Vincent Daly

Every so often -- be it on date night, or at an event such as a wedding we attend alone -- we rediscover each other, laugh a lot about the insanity of it all, and connect once again.

Sexless but Equal: How I Conquered Valentine's Day and the NYT

Holly Robinson | Posted 04.17.2014 | Women
Holly Robinson

There is no time. Or, when there is time, your back is killing you from being a Baby Sherpa or child wrangler. Sex? Let's fill the tub with hot water for a good soak and then we can talk about it. Except, oops, no, you're asleep.

The #1 Secret To Saving A Troubled Relationship

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Sally Stich | Posted 02.18.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Anyone who's been married a long time will tell you: If you want to keep the peace in your marriage, it’s better to...

5 Ways To Achieve Your Happy-ish Ever After

Glennon Melton | Posted 03.09.2014 | Weddings
Glennon Melton

Lasting, true love is not about being swept off your feet. Sometimes love is just sweeping the kitchen and being grateful that there is a kitchen and a partner who is contractually obligated to share it with you forever.

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...

Why Do Women Prefer Sleep Over Sex?

M. Gary Neuman | Posted 09.15.2013 | Weddings
M. Gary Neuman

The Better Sleep Council reports that 79 percent of women would rather get a good night's sleep than have sex. Why is this? One reason may be that it's not so much that women are looking to avoid intimacy, they're just not seeing it as valuable as sleep.

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.

Stop Beating Yourself Up

M. Gary Neuman | Posted 08.04.2013 | Style
M. Gary Neuman

The real answer is to "parent" yourself. It does sound a bit poetic and it's meant to be vague because it means various things to different people. But the intention is always the same: feed yourself the messages you should've heard as a child.

Spiritual Sex: The Transformative Power of Feeling Safe

Linda E. Savage | Posted 07.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Linda E. Savage

Feeling safe in a relationship is a process, and couples will need to develop tools and ways of communicating, much of which is non-verbal, to return to the secure feelings once the inevitable flare ups occur.

Dear Wall Street Journal, Married Women Like Sex Too

Emma Gray | Posted 06.23.2013 | Women
Emma Gray

Great sex happens when both parties are into it, and telling women that they need to offer more sex in order for their husbands to maintain a fighting weight and sunny disposition seems like a twisted way to incentivize the act. So please, Wall Street Journal, stop discussing sex as though it's a duty instead of a pleasure. That isn't good for anyone.

The Truth About Sex After Marriage

Sheryl Paul | Posted 08.23.2013 | Weddings
Sheryl Paul

Here's my definition of good sex: two loving people in a loving partnership showing up to express and receive their love through their bodies.

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.

5 Simple Ways To Fire Up Your Marriage

M. Gary Neuman | Posted 03.21.2013 | Weddings
M. Gary Neuman

From the moment they say "I Do," newlyweds have two years to enjoy the special bliss that new love brings. This new finding, reported by the New York...

Suzanne Somers Talks 'Rockin' Sex Life

Posted 01.11.2013 | Weddings

At 66 years old, Suzanne Somers says her sex life is better than ever. The actress and author revealed on HuffPost Live Friday that thanks to a reg...

5 Ways To Have A Hotter Sex Life

Stacey Nelkin | Posted 03.04.2013 | Weddings
Stacey Nelkin

The key is to keep it fresh -- make your marriage feel new and exciting. We all know what familiarity breeds and it's not desire! We humans are hard-wired to get excited by novelty.

Where To Vacation If You Want More Sex With Your Spouse

Lanee Lee | Posted 03.02.2013 | Weddings
Lanee Lee

Most of the time, as a travel writer, I experience these romantic hotels alone. But if I were with my guy, these six hotels I stayed at over the past year would have boosted my sex life exponentially.

What A Phone Call With My Brother Talk Me About Premarital Sex

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 01.30.2013 | Weddings
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

Ryan and Ginell are in their late 30s now and have been married 17 years. They've proved the statistics and some members of our family, including me, wrong.

Why An Affair Doesn't Have To Destroy Your Marriage

Dr. Sam Von Reiche | Posted 01.15.2013 | Weddings
Dr. Sam Von Reiche

How can your marriage survive and eventually thrive again following a breach of the likes of abuse or an extramarital affair? The ability to move on and forgive under these circumstances is one of the greatest challenges even the most humble and willing among us will ever face.

6 Reasons Middle-Age Sex Is Hottest

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 01.07.2013 | Weddings
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

Here's what's great about middle-aged married sex.

10 Things To Do In Bed With Your Spouse Over The Holidays

Danielle Tate | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weddings
Danielle Tate

We've come up with a list of alternative bedroom activities to put you in the holiday spirit!

Why My Friend's Sex Life Made My Jaw Drop

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

Maggie does not exude Sex Goddess, yet recently she told me she's had "somewhere between 30 and 40" lovers in her life. And her husband, Mark, has had three, including Maggie.

Can You Be Sexually Satisfied With One Person? From Dr. Pepper Schwartz (WATCH)

Posted 08.16.2013 | MarloThomas

Love and relationship expert Dr. Pepper Schwartz tackled an age-old question when she joined me on Mondays With Marlo -- can you be sexually satisfied...

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...

The #1 Secret Satisfied Wives Keep

Iris Krasnow | Posted 12.08.2012 | Weddings
Iris Krasnow

Take heed young men and women searching for a spouse. Make sure you pick someone that makes you tingle at his or her touch. Figure this out before you order the wedding invitations, hire a band and book the venue.