10 Sexual Problems in a Relationship You Can Avoid
There could be several reasons why sexual problems creep into a relationship. But if you catch the signs early or make up your mind to turn things around, you can rekindle the flickering flame of passion and make your relationship feel just as exciting as it felt during the stage of infatuation.
Most couples assume that true love is all it takes to hold a romantic relationship together forever. But in reality, a happy romantic relationship or marriage needs more than just love. It needs a healthy dose of sexual intimacy too!
Love could help both of you live together comfortably in each other’s company. But if you want your relationship to feel exciting, passionate, and memorable every single day, you definitely need to focus on sexual intimacy, just as much as you indulge in romantic gestures.
Here are the 10 most common sexual problems in a relationship, and if you’re experiencing any of these issues in your own love life, fix them before they turn into an irreparable sexual problems.
1. Mismatched sex drive:
A man may experience the peak of arousal within ten minutes if he chooses to. But a woman generally takes a lot longer to experience a sexual orgasm. If the sexual drives of both partners don’t match or if one partner is always left unsatisfied by the experience, it’s only a matter of time before sex starts to feel like a rewardless burden.
Indulge in longer foreplay that excites both lovers, and communicate with each other. It’s the easiest way to avoid this kind of sexual problem in a relationship.
If you’re doing the same missionary in the same corner of the bed every single time, things can start to get pretty boring in a few years. Experiment with each other, and make sex feel exciting and refreshing by trying new things all the time.
3. Physical attractiveness:
Do you still find your partner sexually attractive? If both of you are slipping into bed naked every day, it’s easy to overlook the sexy stuff over time. Innovate, dress up for each other, and go crazy with wigs or different props to create a unique experience every now and then.
4. Withholding sex:
Never use sex as a tool to get your partner even after an argument. Of course, you may not feel like making out after a fight unless you’re into angry makeup sex! but don’t use sex to win silly points or force your partner to feel guilty and beg you for forgiveness.
Your partner may apologize, but they’d hate you for withholding sex and using it to win an argument.
5. Distractions in bed:
IPads, televisions, and electronic gadgets encroach you together time all the time. And if you have a television in your bedroom or surround yourself with gadgets, it’ll inevitably creep into your together time and turn into a distraction, even if both of you don’t realize it.
When you get into bed with each other, avoid bringing any gadgets to bed, and your relationship will improve in no time.
6. Lethargy and laziness:
Sex is not a chore! Have you ever felt like it was easier to just pretend to be asleep instead of having sex with your partner?
You may have a tiring lifestyle, but if you’re looking for excuses to avoid sex, you’re only going to drift away from your partner instead of getting closer.
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7. Trust issues:
Trust plays a very important part in eliminating sexual problems in a relationship. When both of you trust each other completely, it’ll help both of you open up about each other’s sexual desires without the fear of being judged.
And once both of you talk about the dirty things that turn either of you on, you’ll see your bedroom stories go from boring to sexually blazing overnight!
8. The kids:
If both of you have become new parents, it’ll definitely take a huge toll on your sex life. The arrival of kids almost always crushes sexual intimacy in a marriage because there are so many other things to look into and worry about.
But don’t let the lack of sex turn into a routine that stretches for months on end.
Always find a way to make time, even if that means sneaking out for a few hours. If the lack of sex turns into a routine, both of you may end up feeling too awkward and uncomfortable to change anything, especially when avoiding sex means both of you could get a few hours a week to relax and free your mind!
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9. Ejaculation issues:
If you have a hard time lasting long in bed because you suffer from premature ejaculation, don’t feel ashamed about it. You aren’t alone, and there are several men who experience the same sexual problem in bed. Try to relax your mind and indulge in a lot of foreplay.
It’ll help you keep the little guy calm even when your mind gets overexcited.
Contradictions and differences in opinions aren’t bad for love. In most circumstances, they can help both of you understand each other better and come closer. But if you end the discussion in a huff without concluding it, it could turn into a sexual problem in your relationship.
Bad sex is often a result of unhealthy arguments and big egos in a relationship. Fight, but learn to fight fair so both of you can understand each other instead of hating each other.
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