Sting & Trudie Styler: Still Sexy After 30 Years

Sting and Trudie Styler
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One of the music world's most enduring couples dish on the secrets to keeping love alive.

For the February issue of Harper's Bazaar, Sting and Trudie Styler sat down for a revealing interview about their nearly 30-year relationship.

Although the legend of Sting's marathon Tantric sex sessions was debunked a couple of years ago, he and the Missus can still rock and roll in the bedroom.  According to the fiftysomething couple, the key to sustaining their 18-year marriage is to keep things playful and, well, downright dirty.  Sting's Tantric Sex Rumors Are Totally Bogus

On commitment:

"We treat every day as it comes...Relationships aren't easy, and I don't think they're particularly natural, but we're lucky because we actually like each other. We love each other—that's a given—but Trudie lights my world up when she comes into a room. I don't take her for granted." — Sting

"It's important to have frank discussions about what the other wants...To be in a relationship that is like a little lifetime, that's a challenge." — Trudie

On romance:

"Romantic? We like tawdry." — Sting

On sex:

"Being apart juices the relationship...When we see each other, it's romance. I don't think pedestrian sex is very interesting. There's a playfulness we have; I like the theater of sex. I like to look good. I like her to dress up. I like to dress her up." — Sting

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Photo Credit: Terry Richardson for Harper's Bazaar.