3 Ways Improve Your Sex Life After Kids | Enduring All Things

Friday, August 24, 2018

3 Ways Improve Your Sex Life After Kids

Today I have a guest post for you guys an a topic that's both tragic and very important. It's a topic that doesn't get talked about enough. Capri from hims created a graphic with some astounding statistics (see below). And she agreed to write this piece to accompany it for you readers today. I hope you find it helpful!

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Once you have kids, your life will instantly change. Your life will head in a new direction and you find yourself caring for someone else more than you ever thought. Many of your old habits and hobbies may get lost in the transition into your new direction. With all of the changes that are about to happen, your sex life does not have to be one of them. Try these ways to hold on to what you have.

TALK IT OUT

Let each other know how you are feeling and what you are going through. When you are having a hormonal imbalance, suffering from exhaustion, or wishing to have your previous body back, you aren’t going to be feeling like your old self. Talk with your spouse and allow for open communication. You will be able to understand one another so much better. You may both end up having the same thought on an idea or totally something different. Psychology Today says you should ask questions and never assume to you know the answer. Compassion and appreciation towards each other will help get your intimacy back on track.

STAY CALM AND CARRY ON

Being a new parent comes with many stresses and it can difficult to make time to relax with your partner with so many new responsibilities. When you do have a few moments of down time, it is important to clear your mind and focus on mindfulness. Before you are able to get some alone time with your partner, try and relax your mind. According to Healthline, here are some of the best apps for your to do short meditations, anywhere from five to twenty minutes long. Meditation can help to lower your anxiety, improve your sleep, and bring on a positive mood. These will allow both partners to be physically and emotionally present while bringing back intimacy.

KEEP UP WITH YOUR MAN
Men experience changes when kids are brought into their life. Often their testosterone levels can drop off, which can make it difficult more them to be able to perform. This can put a strain on a relationship when they are trying to get their sex life back on track. Eat This recommends a diet with spinach and red peppers as they help to open up blood vessels and encourage blood flow throughout the body. If you are consideration medication, check out what you can expect if you are open to this possibility of going the Rx route. There are different alternatives for how serious the issue is to you.

All in all, kids should be the start to a brand new life for you. With that, you should certainly be allowed to keep some of your old habits and activities. Talk with your spouse rather than avoid the situation. Be compassionate towards each other and you will be well on your way to enjoying your special time together.

Capri is a health advocate that focuses on body confidence for both men and women. She loves to run, read wellness articles, and can be found on any beach at any time.
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