In the movie, “Hope Springs” a middle aged couple struggles to ignite some passion into their stale relationship.
The movie accomplished more than critical praise – it got people talking about how to avoid losing romance and sex in a long-term relationship.
Sex is an integral piece of any romance. It is part of the glue that keeps a relationship going strong year after year. And, it’s the one thing that unequivocally separates friendship from love. It’s important to have sex, and even better to have good sex. It helps you feel more connected to your partner, it makes you feel cared for and comforted, and, it’s fun!
However, as anyone who is in a relationship knows, keeping it, let alone a sexual connection, strong and vibrant can be a challenge. Over time, people change both physically and psychologically, and life regularly throws us plenty of curve balls. But, believe it or not, even with the inevitable hardships we all experience in and outside of our relationships, it is entirely possible to keep the spark alive.
A big mistake many couples make is to believe that the natural attraction and sexual energy they enjoyed during early phases of their relationship will inevitably carry over, without any effort, throughout their relationship.…