Many people are completely unaware that they have a mental illness, let alone that the mental illness is affecting their sexuality. Here, two experts discuss how mental illness can affect a couple's sex life.
[Emily Morse is a celebrity sexpert and host of Sex with Emily, a weekly radio show and top downloaded podcast on iTunes. In 2012, the Hot Sex: Over 200 Things You Can Try Tonight author starred in Bravo's Miss Advised. Each month, Emily will provide her best tips for a steamy sex life right here on YourTango.]
Masturbation—especially mutual masturbation—can help create better intimacy in a relationship or marriage, both sexual and emotional.
Giving the reins to your partner to truly seduce you can do transformative things for your sex life. You can connect at a much deeper level, as you're both entrusting your boundaries to one another.
We love our partners, but let's face it, after a while we start having fantasies of being a naughty nurse, hunky firefighter, or even Anastasia Steele. Sometimes we just want more excitement between the sheets—and role playing can do just that.
Laughter is very sexy—particularly in the bedroom. Is your sex life full of silly fun? If not, you are missing out on one of the easiest ways to bring you and your partner closer together.
Sex is so important to a marriage that many marriage therapists suggest scheduling time for intimacy, but couples complain that it feels forced. This is where a getaway comes in.
The same ADHD (Attention Deficity Hyperactivity Disorder) behaviors, compulsions, and coping strategies that send a married couple's relationship into rocky terrain can also get their sex life off track.
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1. Make sex a priority. Let’s face it. Most of us have very busy lives. In order to get the important things done, like it or not, we really need to form a plan and follow a schedule. If we wait for the perfect moment before we do something, many times things just don’t happen… especially if it involves coordinating with another person. Sex is an extremely valuable part of our lives; for our overall health, happiness and emotional well being. It is also an import part of a healthy romantic partnership.