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Three Good Reasons to Have More Sex in Marriage

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Couple holding hands while sitting in bed. Why sex is good for you

Why sex is good for you

In the hustle and bustle of modern life, countless couples find themselves tangled in a web of responsibilities, leaving little time or energy for sexual intimacy that once defined their relationship.

What was once a source of passion, desire, and excitement has now become a mere afterthought, or worse, seen as a tiresome chore. This unfortunate outcome is common to many couples and typically, is the first step towards disconnection in marriage.

But it doesn’t have to be this way.

Here are 3 compelling reasons why you should resurrect your sex life.

  1. Strengthens Emotional Intimacy

One of the most compelling reasons for married couples to have more sex is the profound impact it has on emotional intimacy. Engaging in regular sexual activity triggers the release of neurochemicals like oxytocin, dopamine, and endorphins.

These “feel-good” chemicals foster a sense of pleasure, relaxation, and bonding between partners. By experiencing this emotional high together, couples build a deeper connection, trust, and understanding.

Regular sexual intimacy allows couples to communicate their love, vulnerability, and emotional needs, creating a safe space for open and honest conversations that strengthen their emotional bond.

  1. Enhances Physical and Mental Well-being

Sexual activity offers a wide range of physical and mental health benefits, making it an essential component of a healthy and thriving marriage. Regular sex has been associated with reduced stress levels, improved cardiovascular health, and a boosted immune system.

The physical exertion during sex also releases endorphins, which act as natural painkillers and mood enhancers, reducing anxiety and depression.

A healthy and satisfying sex life can contribute to overall well-being, increasing energy levels and promoting better sleep, which, in turn, positively impacts various aspects of the relationship.

  1. Reignites Passion and Attraction

Over time, some married couples may experience a decline in the passion and attraction they once shared. Increasing sexual activity can serve as a powerful tool to reignite the flame of desire and reconnect on a physical and emotional level.

By intentionally making time for each other and prioritizing intimacy, couples can experience a renewed sense of excitement and appreciation for one another. This rekindling of passion can inject fresh vitality into the relationship, leading to a more satisfying and fulfilling marriage.


Amidst life’s hectic pace, remember to slow down and make time and space for sexual intimacy.

This is a gift that only you can give to your partner.

And as a bonus, you will strengthen your emotional bond, improve your physical and mental fitness, and reignite the flame of love in your marriage.

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