How to Have Great Valentine’s Day Sex
Sex therapist Ian Kerner says skip the fancy meal on Valentine’s Day and go straight to the sex!
I may be a sex therapist, but that doesn’t mean I don’t feel the pressure of Valentine’s Day just like any other guy. Not only do I have to be “romantic” but, like many holidays, Valentine’s Day also seems to come with a built-in requirement to spend lots of money – which is not a libido-enhancer. So this year, I’m determined to do Valentine’s Day my way: affordable, and with an emphasis on sex.
That’s not to say it won’t be intimate, but this year there will be no extravagant dinner, no flimsy lingerie that will never get worn, no expensive jewelry bought at the last minute—and no possibility of not having sex. All obstacles to sex will be removed. According to CNN, more than 40 million Americans are stuck in sexless marriages, and sometimes it seems like my own sex life is going the way of my gym membership: less frequently used as time goes by, with sessions that are hard on the knees and don’t last nearly as long as I intended.
Here’s my strategy for the big day (which, alas, just so happens to fall this year on an ever-so romantically challenged Monday): Read more