Quick, it’s date night. What are you going to do? A nice dinner at a restaurant where you won’t see any children (or at least not your own)? A movie? Often, date ideas don’t go far past those two tried-and-true options. I mean, they’re classic for a reason. But as much as I love a […]
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Just because you have acquired the names Mom and Dad doesn’t mean sex has to turn into a boring chore to check off your to-do list. While it is totally normal for relationships to fall into ruts and for sex to become . . . ahem . . . a bit mundane, there are plenty […]
As our kids get older, have later bed times, and don’t take naps, we’re faced with the tough question: When do parents find time to have regular sex? Enter, Sunday nap time.
“Once a cheater, always a cheater.” We’ve all heard that before. Every woman in the room nods her head in agreement. But I am here to tell you that it’s not always true. I should know. Because once upon a time, I cheated on my husband.
Cue the good advice from well-meaning friends and Internet bloggers with all the pep talks and words of wisdom. It’s good for the relationship. It’s good for me. It’s good for my partner. It’s healthy and empowering, and on and on with all endorphins and the benefits. I know. And I don’t care.
Our life was uncertain. We didn’t really know how everything would turn out. But we turned to each other. Words weren’t very comforting; oftentimes there was truly nothing to say. We comforted each other through sex and were shocked by the changes it wrought. Suddenly, we were connected emotionally and mentally on a new level.
You know that thing where the woman you love has your baby and then proceeds to forget every naughty thing she ever whispered in your ear? She’s the same person who used to send highly inappropriate text messages in the middle of dinner with your parents, but this version no longer wears cute underwear, occasionally […]