Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Hot Homework = Date Night & Couples Time

Dr. Laura Berman (as seen on Oprah) has issued a homework challenge for couples seeking to improve or change their sex lives. Dr. Laura is the director of the Berman Center in Chicago, a specialized healthcare facility for women and couples where she provides general and sexual therapy. She is also an assistant clinical professor of OB-GYN and psychiatry at the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University. Dr. Berman has been working as a sex educator, researcher and therapist for 20 years. She is the author of the New York Times best-selling book Real Sex for Real Women.

"If you want to be better in bed, you need to do your homework! Try Dr. Laura Berman's weekly homework assignment, designed to help you ace your sex life.This Week:You and your partner should sit down and commit to carving out some "couples time" throughout the week." Plan on doing these three things:
Set a weekly date night. Get the grandparents to take the kids or join a babysitting pool with friends. Set your date night in stone so you won't skip it!

Set a weekly sex date. This date has to be at least once a week, and mix up the time and place. Your sex date can coincide with date night.

Set aside special time. Carve out two 10- to15-minute blocks of time during the work week to cuddle, hang out and relax together, somewhere other than in font of the TV.

Ok, its almost the weekend, so plan a date now! Or plan ahead for next week. Check in next Thursday for next weeks homework assignment. Study hard and we hope you get an A+!


Spicy Mommy said...

Easier said than done! I know its hard to make time for yourself and your spouse. But with kids, you almost have to schedule a date with your mate.

I hate that though. Its almost like we are becoming old. You know, when we were young hot and heavy, you could have never told me in a million years I'd have to make and find time to be intimate with my man!

Execumama said...

LOVE IT! I'm a stickler for acing homework assignments, so I'm on it, doggone it!

Newbie said...

Oh, here we go Spicy Wifey. You are always so on it with the blog post. Why did I just break a date with my hubbie? Its like work won't be as understanding as he will.

Reading this, I feel so guilty

honeyknc said...

u gotta make or take time to be w/your hubby..keep them fires lit!!! me & my hubby we have a date night and couple times a few times a month but i definitely flirt w/my hubby on a frequent/daily basis. keeps him guessing & his interests's what's to come that keeps them curious & up on their toes!!

Spicy Wifey said...

Date night or actually setting an appointment with your mate, is a concept that was suggested by one of our founding Spicy Wifeys, in an earlier post. And its supported by Dr. Laura and Honeyknc! Way to keep it spicy!!

It doesn't matter if you have to resort to creative methods to get in some time with your Man, Spicy Mommy. As we get older, we get wiser. Its certainly not youthful to not get hot and heavy, AT ALL. So get it in when you can fit in!

We'll check back in to see who aced their homework assignments!