Sex does not have to get boring in a long-term marriage. As the years go by, your intimate relationship should get better. Sex with your partner can become more satisfying because you know each other's likes, dislikes, habits, and preferences.
By Michael Arangua. Although there's no magic number of times you need to have sex in a marriage, having that little sex can be extremely problematic. It can cause resentment, lack of emotional connection, and lead to infidelity.
Marriage isn't an exact science, but some guys do study it for a living. These psychologists, therapists, and counselors get paid to watch and analyze couples—and at the end of the day, they use what they've observed in the field to help their own unions stick at home. Searching for some solid matrimony advice?
These beliefs rest largely on a theoretical and empirical foundation established in the s, but, despite changes in gender and family roles, they have rarely been questioned. The present analysis of three waves of a nationally representative survey indicates that, with few exceptions, the effects of marital status, marital transitions, and marital quality on psychological well-being are similar for men and women. Further, for men and women, occupying an unsatisfying marriage undermines psychological well-being to a similar extent—and, in some cases, to a greater extent—than exiting marriage or being continually unmarried. A year later, Gove and Tudor introduced and tested a similar theory, arguing that married women are at greater risk for mental illness than their male counterparts because the adult roles of married women are less valued and more frustrating than those of married men.
We made out in corners at parties remember parties? We were hot, hot, hot all by our very own selves. You see, we have a problem that plagues many long-term relationships.
Military marriages are no different from civilian marriages as the union can always be put to a test. Military spouses find it even more difficult once their husband is on active duty, deployed to face a dreadful mission. The anxiety, the worries and the longing, combine with having to put up a brave face in front of the children.
When a marriage becomes strained, it can cause a great deal of grief and angst in both spouses. Repairing a broken marriage can be a difficult and time-consuming process. When things begin to go wrong with the partner with whom you have pledged to spend a lifetime, it can feel as if the world is ending.
No money, no sex, and no time. This isn't how you pictured parenthood with the man you love. Here's how to get your relationship back on track. Making the leap from coupledom to baby-makes-three is exciting, exhilarating, and wonderful.
What the experiences of nonmonogamous couples can tell us about jealousy, love, desire and trust. Zaeli Kane and Joe Spurr. By Susan Dominus.
Marriage is the ultimate bond between two partners. You made a vow to love one another for better or for worse, but sometimes things become strained. Perhaps you had a bad fight, you feel yourselves drifting apart, or you may have simply reached a point where you realize you need to improve the relationship.