In a perfect world, knocking boots would always be a volcano-erupting, headboard-breaking experience that leaves us giddy for days. But the reality is that (too) many things can put a damper on our sex lives, which is why so many of us are turning to sex therapy for guidance. Don't want to shell out the cash? These tips from our go-to love docs will help you put the kibosh on six prevalant probs. The best way to combat this is to meet in the middle.
It was only a matter of time before someone created a'Fitbit for your penis." Named Lovely, the sex toy links up with your smartphone and uses your data to recommend more than 120 different sex positions and ways you can improve your sex life. Lovely's sex toy tracks things like calories burned during sex to the number of thrusts and your top speed. The toy also vibrates to help provide stimulation during sex. The designers say its tracking software isn't just for couples, but for all types of relationships.
Bringing sex toys into partnered sex can open up entirely new realms of pleasure for everyone involved. Toys do things our bodies just cannot, like pulse and vibrate. These novel sensations can help many people have more consistent and frequent -- or complex and intense -- orgasmic experiences. And the sheer variety of experiences on offer can help couples keep their sex varied and interesting, which certainly helps to maintain desire in long-term relationships. But even as taboos around using sex toys in general fade, sex counselor Aleece Fosnight notes that many still hesitate to broach the idea of bringing a toy to bed with partners.
Let's say your relationship is on the rocks. You've been trying to work things out together in couples' counselling, but ultimately, you want to know if it is worth the effort. Will things get better, or are they doomed to fall apart? It might be worth just pausing for a second to listen to your partner. When you speak to each other, your voices hold all sorts of information that could reveal the answer.
From left: Matthew & amp; Andrea, Christopher & amp; Adele-- both married on the same day to cut costs. A thrifty brother and sister saved a bundle on their weddings – by getting hitched to their partners on the same day and sharing the cost. Andrea Walker, 31, and younger brother Christopher Brennan, 28, had back-to-back ceremonies over the weekend. The thrifty brother and sister saved a bundle on their weddings. The inseparable siblings even shared the costs of staging a joint wedding reception for more than 100 guests – making savings of around $6,145 per couple.