I believe that sex matters: It’s the glue that keeps us together and, without it, couples become ‘good friends' at best, or ‘bickering roommates' at worst.” There are a lot of factors that need to fall into place to make sex something you are desiring.
In many couples, a difference in opinion can be a problem.
The old adage ‘use it or lose it' has some truth.
So does my suggestion, ‘try it, you'll like it.'” At first, it might mean scheduling sex and making the time that leads up to the sex more intimate.
At some point in life, many couples wonder and ask themselves, “What is the average amount of sex that other couples are having?
“When in a long-term relationship it's important to reconnect through sex.Logan Levkoff, who received her Ph D in human sexuality, marriage and family life education from New York University.“Many times, this fairy-tale model doesn’t mimic our lives or our realities.”Regarding sex — and how much we “should” be having — Levkoff says there’s no ‘normal,’ and that all relationships are different.The brain chemicals released during sex further enhances bonding.”Levkoff concurs, adding that sex doesn’t always have to be limited to intercourse, either.Physical intimacy — including cuddling, oral and manual stimulation and sharing of sexual fantasies — contribute to this bonding.