In long-term relationships couples are bound to encounter times when one partner wants to have sex, but the other partner is not in the mood for sex at that time. New research examined how couples can navigate these situations of differing sexual interests with greater success.
Not all sexual experiences have the same impact on relationship and sexual satisfaction. A person's reason for having sex matter. Here we discuss the different reasons why people engage in sex with their partner and how these reasons influence both partner's feelings of desire and satisfaction.
In ongoing relationships, romantic partners are bound to have different sexual needs and preferences. Is it controversial to suggest that, at times, a person should prioritize their romantic partner’s sexual needs over their own preferences?
Although declines in passion are typical over the course of a long-term relationship, this may not be inevitable. Couples can work toward pursuing novel experiences and maintaining excitement in their relationship.
In romantic relationships partners are bound to have different sexual interests. One partner might like sex in the shower and the other may prefer the bed. At times, changing your sexual habits to a meet a partner's sexual needs is beneficial to the relationship.
A vacation provides a break from work or school, a chance to relax and let loose, and the opportunity to explore a new part of the world...but does a vacation also bring more opportunities for sex? Possibly.
One of the questions I frequently get asked as a sex and relationship researcher is how often couples typically engage in sex. How often are most couples having sex and how is the relevant to your relationship?