Advice on how to have decent sex when you are struggling to conceive

Tammy Nelson, PhD offers advice on how to keep romance and sexual energy alive when trying to conceive or dealing with infertility
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Advice on how to have decent sex when you are struggling to conceive

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Trying to have a baby can be stressful. You would think it would be fun, but particularly if you're struggling with infertility or you're really focused on trying to make this happen, it can take all the spontaneity and all the fun out of having sex. So how do you keep it fun? How do you keep it exciting? Infertility can actually one of the most difficult things for couples to deal with. And it can actually in many ways ruin your sex life. So if you're struggling during the time of your life when you're trying to conceive a child, Eros energy is eroticism. It's alive-ness. It's passion. And that's what you're trying to do. You're trying to create life with passion and alive-ness. Carve out some time when you can be together to create that alive-ness and that passion. Instead of making it just a routine where you call each other and say, okay, it's time. Make an additional time during the week that you create that has nothing to do with conception. That has to do with just fun and adventure and alive-ness, so the two of you can remember that you're just baby-making machines. That you are a romantic, erotic, alive, and passionate couple.

Tammy Nelson, PhD offers advice on how to keep romance and sexual energy alive when trying to conceive or dealing with infertility

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Tammy Nelson, PhD

Psychotherapist & Relationship Expert

Tammy Nelson PhD is the author of several books including, “Getting the Sex You Want; Shed Your Inhibitions and Reach New Heights of Passion Together”  (2008) and  “What’s Eating You? A Workbook for Anorexia and Bulimia (2004)” and her latest  book “The New Monogamy; Redefining Your Relationship After Infidelity” (January 2013) is receiving critical acclaim.  She has been a featured expert in New York Times, Washington Post, Self,  Glamour Magazine, Cosmopolitan, Redbook, MSNBC,  Shape, Men’s Health, Women’s Health Woman’s Day, Women’s Health, and a source in Time Magazine. She writes for the Huffington Post, YourTango and can be followed on her blog www.drtammynelson.com/blog/.

Tammy Nelson is a Board Certified Sexologist, a Certified Sex Therapist and an Imago Relationship Therapist.  She is an international speaker and a licensed psychotherapist in private practice with over 25 years of experience working with individuals and couples.  She travels and lectures internationally on her quest for global relational change.

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