YOUR Sex Questions Answered (by a sex therapist) Part I

YOUR sex questions answered (by a sex therapist) | improve your married sex life

In preparation for this post, I asked you what you, my readers, are struggling with regarding sex, and passed those struggles along to Aimee Heffernan. Aimee, who is a licensed couples therapist and sex therapist who lives and works in Washington, was kind enough to answer a number of your questions last year (Part One and Part Two). In preparation for our interview, I sent her a list of your concerns to review. Right away we noticed some themes and will be talking about those themes instead of answering question by question. Desire Discrepancy First up- desire discrepancy.  Here are… Read More

What Has Been the Best Change You’ve Made to Your Sex Life?

Improve Married Sex Life | 13 couples answer the question, "What has been the best change you've made to your sex life?"

In case you’ve missed it- we are talking all about sex this month as part of our physical touch love challenge- to have sex every other day for a month! Last week, I talked all about how our sex life went from ‘meh’ to ‘awesome’ about two years ago. In this post, I asked YOU what the best changes were you’ve made to your sex life, so we are going to learn from all your wisdom this week 🙂 Which is excellent, I have the best readers. Sorry if I didn’t include your response. I read and appreciated each one!… Read More

Improving Sexuality in Marriage- the Why and the How

Improving Sexuality in Marriage | Click through to read how to take your married sex life from meh to awesome

Offering a three step plan to improve sexuality in marriage: read and research about it, make a sex plan, and talk about it a lot! –This post contains affiliate links.– Twice in recent memory I’ve been with a group of my girl friends, all of whom are married,  and the topic of sex came up.  Both times the general consensus seemed to be that they didn’t care much for sex. “Ugh! I don’t care at all about sex.” “I’m so over sex.” “I have no sex drive at all.” Shrug.  This reminded me of an email I received in response… Read More

Physical Touch Love Language Challenge!

Physical Touch Love Language Challenge

Introducing our love experiment for the month- having sex every other day for a month! Alright, it is September and that means its time to introduce our Marriage Laboratory Experiment of the Month (MLEM if you like- you can remember it because it sounds like phlem)! This year all our experiments are based on Gary Chapman’s 5 Love Languages book and September will be all about . .. . . . PHYSICAL TOUCH! I always get a little antsy to dive deep into sex and intimacy on this blog because . . . awkward (Hi mom and dad!) But I’m… Read More

Saving a Marriage From Divorce

Saving a Marriage From Divorce | The best articles on coming back from infidelity and the brink of divorce.

Can a marriage be saved from the brink of divorce? What would that even look like? I’ve collected stories and advice for couples hoping to save their marriage from divorce. When someone signs up for my email list, they get a little welcome email which asks them to respond back stating something they are currently struggling with in their marriage. I get quite a few of these emails each week. At first I was surprised to find how many of these emails expressed marriages in dire straights- on the brink of divorce, dealing with things like infidelity, addiction, abuse, etc.… Read More