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3 Reasons NOT to Give Your Husband More Sex

From the Show: HER
Summary: If sex has become a chore, you might want to rethink its place in your relationship.
Air Date: 7/9/15
Duration: 10
Host: Michelle King Robson and Pam Peeke, MD
Guest Bio: Gaye Christmus, MPH
Gaye Christmus Gaye Groover Christmus, MPH, is a wife and mom to two almost-grown sons. In her "day job" she works as a writer and editor in a health field.

Her passion, though, is encouraging married women to slow down, live with vitality and energy, and create joy and intimacy in their marriages. She believes that small steps can lead to big changes, and that women armed with knowledge and a plan can transform their hurried, hectic lives.
  • Book Title: 17 Ways to Live Calmer, Healthier and Sexier – Starting Today
3 Reasons NOT to Give Your Husband More Sex
Do you often think of sex as something you "give" your husband, and have a hard time remembering that sex is about you too?

You might have heard that engaging in sex with your partner can bring the two of you closer together. Researchers have also found that sex can provide some amazing benefits to your health, including reducing stress, boosting your immune system, improving your bladder health, lowering blood pressure, and much more.

So, it might be surprising to learn that you should NOT be giving your husband more sex in certain situations.

Unfortunately, in some relationships, sex can often feel empty; like it's a chore you should perform in order to please your husband. You might forget that you should be enjoying it too.

If you've fallen into this mindset, you might want consider these three reasons NOT to give your husband more sex:

  1. It can distance you from your own sexuality
  2. It can create resentment
  3. It can limit intimacy

Gaye Christmus, MPH, shares the three reasons why you should NOT be giving your husband more sex.
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