If you are coupled and also stuck in a sexual rut, then you are not alone. While dry spells are basically a normal part of any relationship, it is still no consolation for some of the couples experiencing one. “familiarity is the death of the sex drive”, said author Allison Moon. “The more we are used to someone, the less exciting sex becomes”.
- Liberate your body’s energy in a new way
Go for dancing or try for yoga. Once you will affirm your connection with your own body then you can affirm your connection with your partner’s body as well. A survey found that the coupled but also sexually inactive people were prone to feelings of sadness and then felt unattractive. You can reclaim your sexual power by searching for new ways to move and to get comfortable in your body.
- Reignite your dopamine with a fresh experience
Doing something new and innovative creates a sense of bonding as well as intimacy. You need to think outside of the box and do an activity that might scare you or can excite you such as an amusement park ride or an escape room. Experts say that dopamine as well as other chemicals present in the brain are directly linked with physical attraction and romantic passion that is why bonding over a new activity together could help spark arousal.
- Schedule a sex “fact-finding” night
You should take one night to have a raw discussion about what you do and what you don’t like sexually. Explore some of the new sex moves and talk about all your hidden fantasies. Also don’t pressurize yourself to be sexy, in order to just experiment to see what you like and say what you normally avoid by saying out of fear of embarrassing yourself or sounding very insensitive.
- Take a sex class and use your weekend to practice
If you take a couple of sex classes, then it can open up a whole new avenue of sex play. Finding any one-night sex class is as easy as hopping on Eventbrite or Facebook. Couples can easily learn about some new sex positions, techniques as well as toys and props for sex play, in a learning environment that is fun not intimidating.
- Go on a sexy overnight getaway (or not)
You will get benefitted from the time you spend together in many ways that are non-sexual.