It was a lovely, warm evening, so my husband and I took the kids for a walk around the neighborhood. It was one of those rare, ‘being present, in the moment’ delicious couple times where we chatted while lightly touching each other. Really, really nice.
Then as we passed by a house, a loud scream ripped us from our lovey-dovey reverie. Confused at first, it became apparent—to me—that the ‘scream’ was a woman having very energetic sex.
Giggling, I looked at my husband… Continue
Added by Trina Read on September 3, 2010 at 9:00am —
Six Month Sex Challenge: Week #25:
What I’ve learned about sex after baby in the last six months.Lesson I learned from last week:
I can confidently prance around the house in lingerie…it just needs to be tame lingerie for now. It’s the prancing around the house part that’s important.Well this is the end of my Six Month Sex… Continue
Added by Trina Read on May 28, 2010 at 8:48am —
Six Month Sex Challenge—Week #24
—Found some lingerie that I like and want to wear…woohoo!Lesson I learned from last week
— The having a baby chapter is officially closed. Ovulation sex wasn’t all that exciting anyways...don't know why I'm sad about this.Lingerie Part II
I once heard super model… Continue
Added by Trina Read on May 17, 2010 at 9:37am —
Six Month Sex Challenge: Week #23
— We had sex twice this week, probably because I was ovulating. Feel so pitiful bragging about having sex twice in one week.Lesson I learned last week:
Being a little selfish can only help a new mom feel erotic.Ovulation sex
“Hurry up! I have to leave to catch my plane in an hour,”… Continue
Added by Trina Read on May 10, 2010 at 9:47am —
- Doing Kegels for two minutes a day will raise both his and her arousal, desire and make for bigger, better orgasms.
- The more sex you have, the more sex you want—this is especially true for women—as it raises testosterone levels.
- Affectionate touch is an easy way to stay connected as it raises your oxytocin levels, your bonding hormone.
- When life gets too hectic give your partner a ten-second kiss or hug; it takes your focus away from the stress and helps you…
Added by Trina Read on May 6, 2010 at 2:30pm —
Six Month Sex Challenge: Week #22
—The antithesis of erotic would have to be ‘new mom’. So how can a new mom feel erotic?Lesson I learned from last week:
Intimacy, sex and a relationship is in constant flux after a child is born—it’s easy to feel discouraged and give up on each other. It’s most important to trudge on and make big efforts to be a couple.… Continue
Added by Trina Read on May 2, 2010 at 8:57am —
Six Month Sex Challenge: Week #21
—Can’t help but wonder if being a sexless soccer mom is an inevitable part of my future.Lesson I learned from last week:
There are a lot of affordable products on the market that help women emphasize sensuality. Take advantage of them!It seemed like such a great idea…
The email from our community association… Continue
Added by Trina Read on April 25, 2010 at 8:53am —
Six Month Sex Challenge: Week #20
—Earthly Delights tin is full of lotions and potions is a great (affordable) sensual starter kit.Lesson I learned from last week:
Being able to find (relocate) my G-spot isn’t a realistic expectation during the 15 to 20 minutes allocated to sex…can’t wait for my baby to be a least a year old when I will have more time for such endeavors…
The second item Eden… Continue
Added by Trina Read on April 19, 2010 at 2:02pm —
Six Month Sex Challenge: Week #19
—Finding my G-spot: is it possible during the 15 to 20 minutes allocated to sex? Nope.Lesson I learned from last week:
During the first year after baby, it’s inevitable the amount of sexual frequency will decline. It’s better to discuss it beforehand rather than deal with the “We’re not having enough sex” mess afterwards. Eden… Continue
Added by Trina Read on April 11, 2010 at 8:56am —
Week #18: Six Month Sex Challenge
—Being passive-aggressive feels good in the moment, but it only makes things more difficult in the long run.Lesson I learned from last week:
If you’re having a difficult time communicating, there are tools like A Private Affair
game to help you start proactive communication.
This is a good news and bad news… Continue
Added by Trina Read on March 28, 2010 at 7:26am —
Week #17—Six Month Sex Challenge:
Talking about sex is incredibly important; but talking about sex is awkward and can put a couple off of sex.Lesson I learned from last week:
Shower sex just got a lot more fun with shower sex accessories.If I had a nickel…
If I had a nickel for every time I’ve said, “Great sex starts with great communication”, well,… Continue
Added by Trina Read on March 21, 2010 at 9:40am —
Week #16 Six Month Sex Challenge:
Shower Sex is even better with fun shower sex accessories!Lesson I learned from last week:
Being a new mom isn’t what zaps my libido; therefore supposed pills and potions that help arousal probably aren’t going to work.Ode to Shower Sex
Oh shower sex how I love thee. You’re fun, easy,… Continue
Added by Trina Read on March 14, 2010 at 9:59am —
Week #15 of the Six Month Sex Challenge:
New moms probably aren’t suffering from low libido, so ‘cures’ to help low libido aren’t going to work.Lesson I learned from last week:
Porn can be a fun once in a while treat…I just have to find some porn that I like…Where Did My Sex Drive Go?
Every single piece of my clothing is covered in snot, spit up and… Continue
Added by Trina Read on March 7, 2010 at 8:12am —
Week #14 of the Six Month Sex Challenge:
A little porn can add a lot of spice…it’s finding the right porn to suit your taste and values.Lesson I learned from last week:
Even though get my fill of intimacy with interactions from my children, it’s important I keep a solid intimate connection with my husband. And making that connection is so much fun.
To end the… Continue
Added by Trina Read on February 28, 2010 at 10:05am —
Week #13 Six Month Sex Challenge:
Intimacy has been shifted to my baby and I need to create it with my husband.Lesson I learned from last week:
Male masturbation toys are a positive alternative for couples in ‘dry’ periods of couple sex.What is Intimacy?
Too often people assume that the word ‘intimacy’ has to do solely with sex: saying things like,… Continue
Added by Trina Read on February 21, 2010 at 9:33am —
Week #12 Six Month Sex Challenge:
Men deserve to have a toy of their own in your adult toy chest.Lesson I learned from last week:
Using the vibrating cockring made my perineum feel great.Yet Another Chaotic Week…
Had my parents visiting this week—Valentine’s week…a very, very busy week for me—and my newborn is teething, etc., etc., etc. All I can say… Continue
Added by Trina Read on February 14, 2010 at 9:54am —
Week #11 Six Month Sex Challenge:
It’s an all about my husband Valentine’s month—so we’re trying guy sex stuff.Lesson I learned from last week:
Learning to love my body won’t be as simple as buying a new set of lingerie. But at least I’ve made a start.All-about-him Valentine’s month
In honor of Valentine’s Day I decided to treat my sweetheart (that… Continue
Added by Trina Read on February 7, 2010 at 7:31am —
Week #10—Six Month Sex Challenge:
I thought buying a cute bra and panty set would help me feel sexy again. It did just the opposite.
Lesson I learned from last week:
Using the We-Vibe vibrator wasn’t as uncomfortable as I thought it might be.
So for this week’s it’s-about-me-this-week challenge, I decided to clean my underwear draw, and buy some new lingerie. Thought it might be just the thing to get the “love my body” thing underway.
Added by Trina Read on January 31, 2010 at 9:47am —
Week #9 of The Six Month Sex Challenge:
The We-Vibe is a freakin’ marvelous sex toy!
Lesson I learned from last week:
I’m really digging the weeks when sex is all about me and all my daydreaming becomes wonderful foreplay.
Struck with The Baby Blues
I suppose I’m lucky. I’ve dealt with mild depression for twenty years. Managed by an on-going regime of eating well, exercise and understanding what is happening (rather than fighting… Continue
Added by Trina Read on January 24, 2010 at 8:07am —
Week #7—Six Month Sex Challenge
: The best foreplay EVER is day dreaming of a warm all-about-me massage.
Lesson I learned from last week:
I will need to use plenty of silicone lube… Continue
Added by Trina Read on January 17, 2010 at 8:10am —