Posts tagged "marriage"

Where Have All the Blow Jobs Gone?

I’m lazing around Facebook this morning, avoiding all of the work I have to do, when suddenly I stumble into a serendipitous conversation with a gal pal about another type of labor, commonly referred to as the blow job. You remember giving head, right? It’s the activity you tolerated and perhaps even enjoyed early on... Read more »

Sex & Marriage: Are You a Withholder Too?

Sex & Marriage: Are You a Withholder Too?
Sex and marriage. It should go together like a horse and carriage, right? Not always, apparently. In the last couple of weeks, I notice that I’m kind of avoiding sex. Well, more than kind of. I’m definitely avoiding sex. In the time it takes to say “multiple orgasms,” I’ve gone from hot to trot to ‘Sorry,... Read more »

Wendy's Sex Challenge: Can You Do "It" 3 Times In A Week?

Wendy's Sex Challenge: Can You Do "It" 3 Times In A Week?
“I got my first vibrator when I was 17. I love the Lelo,” says a woman I’ve never met before. “Really? I haven’t tried that one yet,” I respond enthusiastically. “I’m still pretty new to the sex toy world.” This is just one of the very enjoyable exchanges I had while attending a networking dinner... Read more »
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How to (not) talk dirty to your husband

My husband and I are in a really happy place lately. We’re not bickering a whole lot, not taking life’s stresses out on each other too much and have even ramped up the frequency of our lovemaking. So when we attended his cousin’s wedding this weekend, I found myself in high spirits. Taking my seat next to... Read more »

Gabrielle Reece Says She's Submissive to Her Husband. Ew.

Gabrielle Reece may have been a powerhouse on the volleyball court but her personal life, particularly her marriage, is a whole other story. As the wife of legendary surfer Laird Hamilton, Reece has come out recently to declare that women should be “submissive” when it comes to their men. “To truly be feminine means being soft,... Read more »

Best 4 Excuses, I Mean Reasons, to Get Out of Sex With Your Spouse

Do you remember those hot and steamy nights before marriage and parenthood, when you’d count the seconds before your next romp in the sack? At meetings during the day, you’d smile politely and pretend to follow the conversation as your mind flickered back to the pleasures you’d enjoyed the evening before. Dinners, movies and even... Read more »
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My Only Child Is Lonely and It's All My Fault

Last night it happened, the moment I’d been dreading for years. After dinner and before bedtime, my six-year-old daughter broke down crying and said to me, “When Dad comes home it feels like you two are together and I’m off on my own.” It felt like I’d been punched in the stomach. She’s my only... Read more »

Is Facebook Ruining Your Marriage?

Is Facebook Ruining Your Marriage?
As anyone who has given the ol’ lifelong, monogamous thing a whirl will tell you, marriage is work. It’s not work like my job at a snack bar during the summer before ninth grade, when I’d accidentally drop a hamburger on the floor and then put it back on the bun (five second rule) and serve... Read more »

Moms, Sex and Our Libidos: Do We Have It All Wrong?

It’s been about a month since our last conversation about moms and sex. And in that time I’m sure you’ve been keeping up with our three times a week challenge and having the craziest, wildest, messiest sex of your life with your significant other. Ha. That was funny, right? Here’s what I’ve discovered in the last few... Read more »
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Sexy Time: Are You Mom Enough for this Challenge?

Sexy Time: Are You Mom Enough for this Challenge?
Something really weird has been happening to me lately. Everywhere I go, moms want to talk to me about sex. At kids’ birthday parties, the gym, the grocery store, the car, play spaces, over coffee, via Facebook IM, anywhere you can imagine – mamas want to bare all about getting busy. Going for the gusto.... Read more »