love & sex
"If you're going to share one main account, it's wise to keep separate -- but not secret -- accounts for each of you to spend on things just for you," says Jonathan Rich, Ph.D.
Our lives are so equal, so focused on work and family, that sex often gets put on the back burner -- behind the kids' needs, our social networking, work we take home and more.
On a typical Monday, approximately 6,000 men join AshleyMadison.com (a.k.a. the dating site for married people). But on the day after Father's Day last year, the website saw close to 18,000 new male sign-ups. They are expecting the number to be closer to 21,000 this year.
My wife says, "No dogs in bed." It's not a negotiation or a discussion; it's a decree. But I sure miss having them in bed with me.
The other day, my husband quoted me on his Facebook "wall." It was a comment I'd made between bites of toast that I never thought would end up public. I was NOT pleased!
After being climbed on and grabbed at by their little ones, it's no surprise that moms aren't that into getting the same treatment from their partners.
While a wife can't stop a cheater who is destined to wander, I maintain that she does have the power to drive a "non-cheater" into the arms of another woman. A nagging, demanding, critical wife can even make a good guy vulnerable to an affair.
You love your husband and you feel close to him, but you're just not in the mood now that you're a mom. This advice is for you, one mom to another, so you can get your groove back.