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For a lot of people, it can be really embarrassing to talk about the intimacies of the bedroom with your spouse. Even though according to almost every marriage expert the subject is one the most important aspects of our relationships, we still have a hard time having discussions about it.
If the topic is uncomfortable for you, here are a few of fun, no-pressure ways to ignite a conversation. Don’t make it difficult, make it fun!
Sparking “Bedroom” Talk
1. Watch Sex Box– This new show on WEtv is designed to help real couples through relationship and intimacy issues with professional therapists. Maybe you will identify with one of the couples on the show or hear stories from others that get you talking! This is on every Friday night at 10/9CST. It’s the perfect after-kids-are-in-bed show.
2. Play a game – This printable game of Would You Rather from The Dating Divas features 24 intimate game cards, blank game cards and game play instructions. Plus, there’s a super cute invitation you can use to invite your spouse! Asking your significant other questions that otherwise may not come up in your day to day is a great way to spark conversations about things they like and dislike.
3. Read a book together – Not just any book, a romantic novel. You can take turns reading before bed, creating a sweet and intimate activity that you only do with each other. Here’s a list of six erotic books selected just for couples that can open the dialogue for more sexual conversations.
Remember, the best way to talk about any uncomfortable topic in a marriage is to approach it with honesty and respect.
Liz is a just a mom trying to keep it real about how little she sleeps, how often she gets puked on and how much she loves them. You can find her here every day writing about real-mom moments.