I asked 3 sex and relationship therapists how to spice up a boring marriage - in and out of the bedroom

Posted On: Jul 22, 2018   |   Posted By: Business Insider

I asked 3 sex and relationship therapists how to spice up a boring marriage - in and out of the bedroom

A relationship won't always be passionate and spontaneous, therapists say. It's normal to sometimes feel bored in your marriage.
But there are ways to spice things up, like planning to do something "illicit" with your partner.
This post is part of Relationships 101 , a series which aims to help us all be happier and healthier in love - and to stop fighting over who should take out the trash.
If there's one "problem" relationship experts hear over and over again, it's this: The passion has faded. The routine has replaced the spontaneous.
Yet most of those experts will tell you this generally isn't a reason to freak out. If there is a problem, it's in how you're handling the boredom.
Over the past few months, I've asked sex and relationship therapists to share their top strategies for keeping the passion alive in a romantic relationship, and preventing ennui from creeping in. Here are the best tips I heard:
Accept that the waxing and waning of passion is normal
Couples therapist Rachel Sussman puts it bluntly....

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