Having two toddlers makes it nearly impossible for me to feel "in the mood" on a regular basis. By the time my kiddos are asleep, what little energy I have left is spent catching up on housework or the new Queer Eye for the Straight Guy on Netflix (fabulous, BTW). To quote Jonathan from the show, I'm generally "strug to func" — that's struggling to function — past 9 p.m. But I know my bedroom should feel more "where the magic happens" and less "where the laundry gets folded." So, here's how to make scheduled sex romantic, if you're like me and are considering penciling in regular romp sessions.
Designating a set time for sex may sound like yet another thing to add to your to-do list, but doing it more does seem to be one surefire way to improve how you feel about your relationship. "There’s a strong relationship between rating your marriage as happy and frequency of intercourse,” said Tom W. Smith, who conducted the “American Sexual Behavior” study, in an interview with The New York Times.
If you can't recall the last time you and your partner went to the 'bone zone,' here are some ideas to put the spark back in your sex life even if it's scheduled.