Matt Friesen

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Good in Bed

If you were to graph the lust of an average couple over the course of a committed, monogamous relationship, it might look something like this: a …

Here's How Sexcuses Are Hurting Your Marriage

When you're not in the mood, it's often easier to feign fatigue than give in to getting it on. But even the most seemingly innocuous excuse to avoid intercourse can hurt your marriage. Here's how.<p>Your body and brain work on the principle of "use it or lose it," explains Madeleine Castellanos, M.D, …

I Left My Sexless Marriage For an Ex-Boyfriend

I used to think marriage was forever. I know people get divorced. The rate’s at like 50 percent now but, same as most people who take the plunge, I thought I’d be married longer than 28 months. Just sayin’.<p>You might think it’s a given to get any dealbreakers ironed out before that all-important …

My Husband Caught Me Masturbating, and It Led to Our Divorce

Sure, it's awkward being walked in on. But how my husband responded was what shocked me the most.<p>When I first met my husband, he was a fun, confident, and affectionate person. He worked in sales and I was getting my personal training certification to launch a big career change. It was the second …

10 Things Every Woman Learned About Sex From Judy Blume Novels

Who needs sex ed when you've got Deenie?<p>I don’t think my husband Chris realizes how much Judy Blume has impacted our sex life.<p>Over the years, Blume, who just came out with a new book called <i>In the Unlikely Event</i>, has written frankly about periods, masturbation, and sex…lots of sex. So many of the …

10 Tips to Improve Your Marriage: A Wife's Perspective

As a wedding photographer, I see the time, energy, and money invested into a wedding. Yes, it truly can be the happiest day of your life, but what about the "from this day forward" part? How much effort is invested into the marriage itself? It's easy to slip into a relationship where you just …