It’s a myth that well-matched couples have equally well-matched libidos, says Kimberly Hershenson, LCSW and couples therapist.
And even if you were in sync the day you got married, kids, stress, illness, and other life events have a way of changing things.
This means it’s inevitable you’ll have disagreements about sex.
“There are other ways to feel connected if sex isn’t happening as frequently as someone would like,” she says.
“Physical intimacy is obviously important in a marriage but many of my clients don’t realise the importance of having an emotional connection to their partner first.”
Once you are working as a team, you can troubleshoot bedroom strategies together.
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