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Intimate Intercourse: The Importance of Communication in Sexual Relationships

I’ll let you in on a little secret of mine: I used to be terrible at communicating with my partner. Introverted by nature and a little shy, I didn’t know how to ask for what I wanted. I barely knew what it was I even wanted, and I hesitated to admit it for fear that it would make me seem inadequate somehow. I wanted to be perfect for him. I wanted to be perfect, period. It didn’t take long for me to realize something wasn’t right, though it took me a bit longer to pinpoint exactly what that something was. The problem wasn’t really my lack of expertise—it was that I wasn’t allowing myself to trust in my partner or our relationship enough to open up...

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Marriage Bed Tips: 6 Best Toys to Spice Up Sex for Married Couples

Even without kids, it can be hard for married couples sometimes to break the routine and try something new in bed. Not everyone is going to check into a sex dungeon for the weekend, or turn their apartment into a Den of Erotic Mysteries. But the alternative to that isn’t another night of bickering about what to watch on Netflix. Married couples want to break the routine and begin to experiment, without having to rearrange their lives. Routine breaking can be easily done, sparking passion, making every day a little better, and maybe leading to more adventures together in the bedroom. You don’t need a dungeon. You just need these six best toys to spice up sex for married couples.  

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Building Anticipation: 8 Ways to Turn Yourself On Before a Sexy Night In

It’s Friday morning, but not just any Friday morning. Tonight is date night. You’ve had this day planned for a while; you’ve already gotten your sex toy “date in a box” kit. There are no phones, the kids are with mom, maybe you’re going to dinner, maybe not. The whole goal of this date night is to have time alone together. And, needless to say, to spend that time twined in and around each other’s bodies as much as possible. But it’s still morning. It’s 8:00 AM. You’re rushing to get to work. You have, like, at least 10 hours before you can taste each other again. How will you make it through the day? These eight tips will help you use those...

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Sexy Date Night Ideas: Sex Toy Kits Provide a 'Date in a Box' for Couples

Sex toy kits provide a theme and direction for your next date night—but more than that, they provide limitless possibilities. They all contain a few kinds of toys, letting you explore each other in ways that you might not have imagined before… or, more likely, in ways that you have imagined, when you dreamed up a steamy pulp-romance-cover sort of date night. Really, these sex toy kits are a date in a box, providing the perfect material for a sexy end to your night. 

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Sex and Intimacy After Amputation: Building Trust as a Couple in the Bedroom

Like any disability or lasting change to our body, amputation and limb loss can lead to honest doubts and uncertainties. Those concerns range from the small to the significant, and extend to every corner of life. It’s natural to wonder about the effect on sex and intimate partnerships. While limb loss and amputation may require adaptations and modifications to your intimacy, it should not diminish the quality, vibrancy, and satisfaction of your sex life.

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