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Create the Perfect Man Day

We often hear that men should help his woman feel special but rarely do we hear that a woman should help her man feel special.

So ladies it's time for a 'Man Day'. Find more at:Eat Drink Love TV.

Find out how to make this…

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Added by Trina Read on April 6, 2013 at 7:31am — No Comments

Have a Lazy Day Love-In

Ever have one of those couple-fighting days? No matter how you try to stay out of each other's way, you are still grating on each other's last nerve...



Here's our Eat Drink Love suggestion on how to make your relationship better: eat some pie. Oh and while you're at it throw a little yummy'ness into your coffee. Then spend a Lazy Day Love-in with each other.…



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Added by Trina Read on March 26, 2013 at 8:09am — No Comments

Observing Your Orgasm

In the 1950s and 60s, Masters and Johnson studied sexual function in 700 people who agreed to have their sex or self-pleasure watched under close scientific scrutiny.



The researchers measured bodily responses and studied the vagina during …

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Added by Trina Read on June 9, 2012 at 7:04am — No Comments

Upset? Kiss Your Partner

 

It's during the challenging part of our relationship that our will, want and desire to stay emotionally connected is put to the test.



Some of us want to go into a cave or shut down emotionally. Not to say zoning out in front of the TV or Facebook isn't warranted, yet our partnership still needs…

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Added by Trina Read on April 14, 2012 at 7:38am — 2 Comments

Online Porn Can Be Healthy

A friend of mine came home one day and found her (now ex) husband in a, ahem, compromising situation. (He was masturbating for anyone who didn’t get my attempt at being subtle.)



Back to my friend catching her ex masturbating: She laughed recounting how he frantically pulled up his pants while muttering…

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Added by Trina Read on April 7, 2012 at 6:51am — 2 Comments

Why Moms Have No Erotic Capital

Here’s a good chicken and egg question: which came first, society seeing moms as asexual; or moms putting themselves in that asexual role.



This conundrum struck me while reading the Maclean’s article, “Why Sex Appeal Trumps an M.B.A” by…

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Added by Trina Read on March 29, 2012 at 1:47pm — No Comments

Why Every Woman Needs to Read "Fifty Shades of Grey"

The Today Show did a segment on the book Fifty Shades of Grey by E. L. James. The interview first showed a group of ‘suburban moms’ reading,…

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Added by Trina Read on March 20, 2012 at 8:44am — No Comments

Create Romance with an Unexpected Gift

Getting gifts during a holiday, like Valentine's Day, is always nice (and hopefully appreciated).



However, it's the non-holiday days of the year when we receive a little something that really can bring those magic, filled-with-intimacy moments. It takes you back to those nostalgic 'newbie days' when you wrote each other love notes, endless emails and texts, and…

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Added by Trina Read on March 3, 2012 at 9:48am — No Comments

Bring Back Sexy Fun

Responsibility and mind-blowing sex are like oil and water...they just don't mix.



It's easy to understand with everything going on in our day-to-day lives, why sex goes to the bottom of the to-do list.



Thing is, sex is an important component to a healthy relationship. So how can a hard working couple bring fun sex back into their relationship?…

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Added by Trina Read on February 25, 2012 at 9:45am — No Comments

The Kama Sutra is Actually a Dull Read

Ask anyone to name a sex book and The Kama Sutra will inevitably be in their top five. The irony of the original Kama Sutra is if you've read it cover to cover, which I have, it's an…

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Added by Trina Read on February 18, 2012 at 7:35am — No Comments

Do Aphrodisiacs Really Work?

Can certain foods truly stimulate sexual desire, or is it all in our heads?



For example, anything shaped like a penis--like asparagus--was thought to be sexually stimulating to both sexes (why are we not surprised?). Remember not to giggle the next time you delicately bite the head off…

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Added by Trina Read on January 28, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments

Touching Means a Happier You

How do you know a newbie couple? They're wrapped around each other like pretzels.

And it's one of the reasons newbie sex is fantastic; as the abundance of couple touch means they're  already jacked-up and good to go when it comes to bedroom time.



Touching is one of the easiest ways to create intimacy outside of the bedroom.…

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Added by Trina Read on January 21, 2012 at 7:06am — 1 Comment

Foreplay for Men

Be an active recreational partner.



While dating, you probably hung on his every word while he talked about those things that interested him. It was part of your charm and why he found you so darn attractive.



Bringing that when you first met magic back to life can be as simple as taking an interest in…

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Added by Trina Read on January 14, 2012 at 8:21am — No Comments

Get Your Sexual Groove Back

A lack of sexual desire--the thoughts you have around sex--is the number one reason couples in North America stop having sex.



What that means for you is: if you have negative thoughts towards sex before, during and after the sexual encounter, it will profoundly dampen your desire to have sex.



I call it the 'Oh crap' phenomenon—“Oh crap, do I…

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Added by Trina Read on January 7, 2012 at 7:48am — No Comments

The five love languages by Dr. Gary Chapman

How a person expresses their love is unique...and sometimes confusing to the receiving partner.

For example, you may feel a person shows their love by the quality of gift they give to you, while your partner expresses their love by doing nice things--ultimately this leads to you feeling gypped and your partner feels unappreciated.

Go through this list to see…

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Added by Trina Read on December 17, 2011 at 7:20am — No Comments

Sexy shopping to set a spark

Take each other shopping for sexy apparel.



Indulge in a lace teddy or silk boxer shorts. If you’re the adventurous type, try edible candy underwear.



When you get home, model your new lingerie; or have a fashion show of sexy wear that you already own.



Want to raise the stakes? For a sexy, clingy look, spray yourself with…

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Added by Trina Read on December 3, 2011 at 6:54am — No Comments

A touch can mean a thousand words

Show each other, rather than tell each other, how much you care.



Small, affectionate gestures done every day can help create intimacy outside and inside the bedroom.



Why is this so important to a happy sex life? Intimacy being the glue that holds a couple together through thick and thin and will keep your sex life on…

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Added by Trina Read on November 26, 2011 at 5:49am — No Comments

What is porn?

In the USA today, you can be charged with a federal crime for showing obscene materials.

 

The Supreme Court ruled in 1973 that material can be deemed obscene if it meets three criteria: the ‘average’ person that it, “appeals to the prurient interest”; the work depicts or describes sexual conduct in a “patently offensive way”; the work lacks “serious literary,…

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Added by Trina Read on November 19, 2011 at 7:35am — No Comments

Is it really mismatched libidos?

I like sex but he wants it way more than me. What can I do?



Surprisingly mismatched sex drives have little to do with libido.



Look through this list of eight typical sex dampeners to see if any fit your situation.

Body issues

Over 80% of women have poor body confidence and don’t feel sexy under the…

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Added by Trina Read on November 19, 2011 at 7:31am — No Comments

Top five tips for talking sex

Top five tips for helping you talk sex with your partner.



Good sex starts with good communication. The better your communication, the better your sex will be. Here are five simple ideas to get the communication started with your mate.





(1) Figure out what good sex looks like for you. You need to understand what you want before you can…

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Added by Trina Read on November 12, 2011 at 6:00am — No Comments






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Episode 535: Becoming The Partner You Want Your Partner to Be

What you do in your relationship will have a direct impact on how your partner reciprocates. Psychotherapist, , explains how if we want change we need to change ourselves.

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