Dating Advice, Relationships

How to Have a Great Sex Life

0 Comments 30 January 2014

Coupleinbed_400Although sexy lingerie never hurt anyone’s sex life, how long does it even stay on? From What Makes Love Last? How to Build Trust and Avoid Betrayal: Secrets from the Love Lab.

I don’t doubt that maintaining a distance from your partner can make sex more alluring for some. But “stranger sex” is not what most couples seek. They desire a great erotic life and a deep emotional bond—and they want to enjoy both of these pleasures with the same person. It’s healthy to have some distance from each other. You don’t bring much to a relationship without a strong sense of individuality—your own hobbies, friendships, opinions. But you also need to share for your sex life to thrive. Revealing lingerie may kick-start a romantic evening, but revealing yourself is what keeps the passion burning through the years. This process takes more effort to master than a striptease.

What Makes Love Last?

What Makes Love Last?

John Gottman


John Gottman has written numerous academic articles and is the author or coauthor of forty books, including the bestselling The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work. His breakthrough research on marriage and parenting that has earned him numerous major awards, including four National Institute of Mental Health Research Scientist Awards. Currently a professor emeritus of psychology at the University of Washington, Gottman lives on Orcas Island, Washington.


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