Sex and Marriage After Baby

It's hard to think about being intimate when you have all the minutiae of daily life swirling around in your head. Our tips will help you make time for sex and intimacy and put down your to-do list of grocery shopping and doctor appointments.

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Do You Love Your Kids More Than Your Partner?

They shower you with kisses, hand squeezes, and drawings. No wonder your children can feel easier to adore. Here are helpful ways to handle those common, hard-to-admit feelings.
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What Sex Therapists Want Parents to Know

Yes, you can have quality private time even when your kids are young, you’re annoyed with your partner, and you’re constantly tired. Sex professionals (no, not that kind) share their best advice for getting in sync again.
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What to Do if Only One Parent Wants More Kids

It's not easy when one partner wants more kids and the other doesn't. Experts weigh in on how to navigate this emotionally-driven scenario.
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It's OK If You Want Sex Less Than Ever Right Now, but Here's Why Physical Touch Still Matters

Navigating a global pandemic isn't exactly a turn-on for most stressed out parents, but there are a bevy of reasons relationship experts are encouraging couples to continue to find ways to connect physically.
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Society Shames Men For Earning Less: Here's How Not to Let It Affect Your Relationship

We all want to be successful, yet earning more than your partner can still stir up mixed emotions. Here’s how to make sure both of you feel valued.
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More Sex & Marriage After Baby

8 Surprising Truths About Sex After Birth

How long after birth can you have sex, and what will it feel like? Follow this postpartum guide for having comfortable and enjoyable sex after pregnancy.
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Breastfeeding and Sex

Leaking milk, constant feedings—no wonder you're not in the mood! But you can reclaim some of the pre-baby passion.
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It Took Trying for a Third Kid to Get Why Making Time for Sex Is So Important

Parents columnist Jenny Mollen explains why she won't stop prioritizing intimacy with hubby Jason Biggs ever again.