Sex Every Day for a Year

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Sex Every Day for a Year
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Mon, 08-26-2013 - 12:47pm

I saw this woman featured in an article on Huffington Post, she also gave an interview on Today.   She realized their her own self esteem and intimacy issues were a problem in her marriage, so to face them head on she decided to have sex with her husband every day for a year.  It wasn't easy, but she overcame a lot of her hangups and it improved the closeness between her and her husband.  She learned to embrace her sexuality and their sex life.  

I know firsthand how kids, careers and everyday life just puts so much pressure on your marriage, and I think that this is a way to descrease your stress, resentment etc, in order to keep that unity and closeness.   Do you think this would be an option in your marriage?  If every day is too much, would a certain number per week be just as beneficial?

I'm interested to see how often they have sex now that the year is up, if without that goal they are able to maintain the sexual relationship they started. 

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Registered: 12-12-2013
Sun, 12-22-2013 - 2:35am

You have hit the nail on the head, our professional and personal stress definitely takes a huge toll on our intimate relationship with the spouse. I think, it was a great idea to have sex every day for one complete year and results seems to be amazing.

I think sex is culmination of deep romance, so here having sex every day is not worth noting but the part that was probably not mentioned that they rekindled romance back into their lives.

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Registered: 11-02-2007
Sat, 12-28-2013 - 2:59am

Sex everyday for a year is a tall order.  Especially when you get older, have children and are both working.  That being said, if the problem in your relationship is a need to be closer then this will definetly do it.  It could also be fun just to see if you can make time for it everyday.  Hopefully you are both open enough that the closeness you get from this to keep it positive.

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Wed, 01-08-2014 - 1:44pm

I'm curious to hear how they kept it interesting day after day without it becoming something that had to be done in order to complete the goal. Also, how much time did they actually give to each event. Was it something that they were able to draw out and enjoy or was it a "just get it done" session."

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Registered: 12-10-2006
Mon, 03-31-2014 - 9:18pm

I suppose it might be one approach to re-kindle things but for us it works better to try to use our time more efficiently on other things, delegate (i.e. hire a sitter), go out and spend some time together ... and make sure at least one of us sleeps naked so if we go to bed tired, we can more easily get frisky later. Don't want to make it a chore.

First year of dating though ... it'd be like eight days a week, mostly oral :-)