The relationship between moms and sex needs a makeover. As a matter of fact, while researching this article, it was easier to find information on why moms dislike sex and all the ways they try to avoid having sex. Now, I understand that some of these are tongue-in-cheek, but it still raised a good question: could it be that these cheeky blogs and lists are causing the woman who are totally digging sex to feel embarrassed, like they are outsiders? Because there are so many reasons not to be embarrassed about liking sex as a mom, and plenty of evidence that proves sex is the magic elixir every mom needs.
Although sex might not be your preferred topic of dinner conversation when your in-laws come to visit, there is certainly no shame in admitting to anyone that you're a mom who enjoys a healthy sex life. If you've struggled with finding comfort with this subject, just frame it as taking excellent care of yourself. Let's face it — sex feels good. But beyond tingles and orgasms, sex can be good for your body, mind, and soul. So all this time you've actually been boosting your health while having fun. Sounds like a win-win to me!
Before you let anyone cast a shadow of doubt on your feelings about sex, check out these seven reasons you should not be embarrassed to be a mom who likes sex, and let everyone in on the glorious reasons they should get to knockin' boots ASAP.