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Wednesday, October 9, 2019

parents - reconnecting with your partner

An article in the nytimes, stresses how important it is for partners to reconnect after becoming parents and offers these solid pieces of advice:
  • try not to be complacent - if you keep putting it off, intimacy can become difficult
  • slow down + start over - intimacy is not only about sex
  • put on your life preserver - "relying on others is an indirect way of working on intimacy"
  • think about what turns you on - desire can spur on intimacy
  • create a sanctuary in the bedroom - intimacy can be difficult when co-sleeping with a child
  • do not back on spontaneity - intimacy might need to be planned + scheduled when you become parents! 
  • consider therapy - intimacy might need a little help...
 
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