Six Month Sex Challenge
After Dr. Trina's second child is born, she attempts to have sex at least once a week..and it usually doesn't go smoothly.
Originally posted in 2009. It’s been six weeks since I had my newest son, Evan, and it’s time to resume "sexual relations". After my first son--who is now 26 months--trying to get sex back on track was, at times, a complete gong show. That was with me making a concerted effort to have sex at least once a week.(More...)
It turns out, getting my sexual needs met won’t be smooth sailing--unless I put my foot down and make it happen.
Lesson learned from last week: Finding time to have sex has become a lot more challenging with baby #2. I can no longer count on weekend naps to fit in sex. Crap!!!(More...)
This week I focus on my husband’s sexual needs...but there were a few twists and turns before we were able to get there.
Lesson learned from last week: Having my sexual needs met won’t always be greeted with the type of enthusiasm I would like.(More...)
I am at the end of the week stretched way too thin and stressed out. Not surprisingly, I was snappy with my husband for most of this week. And he in turn was snappy with me.
Lessons learned from last week: Intimacy can be found in so many places outside the bedroom--I just need to pay attention.(More...)
Two and a half stories for this blog. Both seem unrelated to my current sex life and, yet, both are integral to what is presently happening.
Lesson learned from last week: When I stretch myself too thin, I get snappy with my husband and, of course, I don’t want to have sex with him.(More...)
I need to use a silicone based lubricant, and lots of it, while I’m breastfeeding.
Lesson learned from last week: Trying to get sex back on track only highlights the couple sex and relationship challenges that weren't dealt with before the baby was born.(More...)
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.(More...)
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.(More...)
Week #15 of the Six Month Sex Challenge: New moms are most likely not suffering from low libido, so ‘cures’ to help low libido are most likely not going to work.
Lesson I learned from last week: Porn can be a fun once in a while treat; HOWEVER I need to find porn that I like…(More...)