Even though we can sometimes be a bit embarassed to admit it, we've all most likely turned to porn or erotica to get in the mood at least once. But for some reason, there's such a stigma placed on having to watch videos or read erotic stories to get turned on—And there really shouldn't be! That being said, here are some other ways to get in the mood.
So this most likely won't come as a shock but relationships definitely take a lot of effort in order to make them work. When you throw sex into the mix, things can get complicated pretty fast. It doesn't help that our generation today is so consumed by the hookup culture that it can be incredibly hard to figure out whether or not our partner is really into us...or something else. Here's how you can tell whether it's lust or love.
It pretty much goes without saying that when it comes to sex and intimacy, we all have differnet wants and needs. We don't know about you but we definitely have to say that there's no greater feeling than knowing all of your partner's ticks in the bedroom and being able to please them. But there are times where we get so anxious that a few of the tricks that we swear by don't seem to work. Here's some surefire tips to help your partner have the best orgasm of her life!
Even though it can be really hard trying to find some time to be intimate with our partners, it doesn't mean that sex has to come to a grinding halt just because we're busy caring for the kids.
We all know the rules: NO SEX on the first date. But what if someone told you that rolling in the hay wouldn't make or break your relationship?
Sometimes, we get so caught up in routine that our relationships lose the spark that was there in the beginning. The tension can stack up, leading to less spontaneous and sometimes boring sex. Trying to figure out how to spice up our sex lives can be pretty hard when we don't know what we should change. That's one of the reasons why talking with our partners is so important. If we really think about it, there's really one thing that can instantly improve our experience—And that's emotional intimacy.
When it comes to sex, who should take charge in the bedroom?
Can your one-night stand really be the future love of your life? If we really think about it, chances are most people have had a one-night stand by time they are 30 years old. Even though most people see it as just having a good time, there have actually been times where strangers who had sex ended up dating each other. Be honest, we know we're not the only ones who think that hearing stories like that makes us wonder if it's seriously possible for lust at first sight to turn into a great relationship. Although this may sound farfetched, it may be possible to turn a one-night stand into something more—that is, IF you know exactly what to look for.
Even though we love our partners, being married can sometimes feel like a job because of the amount of effort that it takes to make it work. Not only does it require a lot of time and energy for it to last, it's also super important to pay attention—especially when it comes to our partner's needs. That's what makes the moment we realize that we aren't as intimate as we used to be really hard to deal with. Even though thinking about the lack of sex in our relationship can be scary, there are ways to fix this.
With the hookup culture on the rise, being in a faithful and monogamous relationship doesn't seem to be the norm these days. Instead, a lot of people compare the idea of a committed relationship to being trapped because you can't go out and "explore". In fact, many have this notion that monogamy is pretty much the end of your sex life—and that's just not true!
We all know that the first date is always the most important date. After all, it's pretty much the foundation of a new relationship. Sometimes, it goes so well that you two feel really connected and want to take things up a notch. This the moment when you'll have to make a choice: Do you risk your budding relationship by having sex or wait until you've gone on a few more dates?
After being married for so long, it can be incredibly hard to acknowledge the changes happening both in and out of the bedroom. Sometimes, our expectations for our sex life don't match up with reality. Being able to talk about our wants and needs is the first step to bringing that intimacy back. Just because you're married doesn't mean that you can't spice it up in bed!
For some reason, sex seems to be the first thing people worry about when it comes to relationships. There definitely used to be a time when people waited and didn’t feel pressured to rush things. With today's hookup culture, it's almost as if most people care less about making a connection and more about the superficial. Rushing will only hurt your relationship.
With the kids always keeping us on our feet, trying to sneak in some alone time with our partners is pretty much like mission impossible. Even though having our husbands constantly nagging us for sex when we're just not feeling it can be super frustrating, we hate making them feel like they're being rejected. There has to be a way to find some kind of middle ground.