Guest Post by relationship expert Rachel Pace
We naturally assume that sex is part of every successful marriage. After all, can you remember the last time you saw a sitcom or drama where a happily married couple agreed to go to sleep in separate beds, with only a hot water bottle for company?
But just how important is sex for a successful marriage? Let’s take a look at the relationship between sex and the success of a marriage, and find out whether it’s vital to every marriage, and what you can do if your sex life needs a little help.
Sex Is About More Than Feeling Good
Good sex feels, well, good. We all know that. Of course it’s normal to want sex for its own sake, simply because it feels nice, but in fact sex does so much more than make you and your partner feel good:
It creates a bond that no one else shares. You generally don’t have sex with anyone else when you’re married, so being intimate with your partner creates a unique bond and a shared experience that is just for the two of you.
It fosters togetherness. The intimacy of being so close and touching and experiencing sensations together, along with the act of being naked together, fosters a sense of togetherness and trust. It creates a space that is just for the two of you, where you can be completely yourselves.
It’s relaxing. Life is stressful – and sex is a wonderful way to relax together! Curling up in each other’s arms after lovemaking is a great way to enjoy a warm glow and forget about your troubles.
It keeps your relationship fresh. Trying new things together and enjoying some intimate fun is a good way to keep your relationship fresh as the years pass and you both mature.
It encourages you to talk about intimate things that you wouldn’t discuss with anyone else. Sex sparks some interesting, intimate conversations that you just wouldn’t have with another person.
But, problem with sex can point to deeper problems. Click CONTINUE to read more!