Health Center - Sexual Health
Do you have questions about sex? "Why don't I want it anymore?" "Why doesn't my partner want me?" "How can I spice things up?" "How will my sex life change as I age?" Relax. We've got the information you need and the answers you crave so you can have a satisfying and enjoyable sex life at any age.
Getting In the Mood for Sex
You've worked all day, come home to cranky kids, a rambunctious puppy, six loads of laundry, one dinner plus cleanup and two rounds of homework. Finally, the kids are in bed, the kitchen is clean and the dog is snoring. That's when your husband reaches over and strokes your cheek, staring into your eyes with that expression you know so well.
He wants to have sex. But all you want is a glass of Chardonnay and a good book followed by a deep dive into sleep.
The thing is, both of you can have what you want—if you plan appropriately.
Unlike many men, women's bodies don't immediately leap to attention at the thought of sex. Often, we come to embrace the idea in a pretty roundabout way, sometimes for reasons that have nothing to do with passion or desire. There are things you and your partner can do, however, to turn that winding road into a more direct route-even on a dull middle-of-the-week day.
The following may help: