Study: Open Communication Leads to Better Sex

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If you and your man could use a little more spice in your sex life, the key to revving things up could be as simple as having a little chat about your sexual needs. Research shows that couples who talk about sex report better, steamier and more intense sex than those that don't.  It turns out that talking about sex openly with your partner is the key to having the best sex of your life...

If you and your man could use a little more spice in your sex life, the key to revving things up could be as simple as having a little chat about your sexual needs. Research shows that couples who talk about sex report better, steamier and more intense sex lives than those that don't.  It turns out that talking about sex openly with your partner is the key to having the best sex of your life.

The science behind this research is the underlying idea that sexual communication reflects general communication patterns in the relationship. Talking to your partner is one of the most fundamental concepts of a healthy bond, and if there are tensions or barriers preventing you from opening up, those roadblocks can also impede your activity between the sheets.

For couples looking to embrace more open sexual talk, Dr. Laurie Mintz, author of "A Tired Woman's Guide to Passionate Sex: Reclaim Your Desire and Reignite Your Relationship" offers these few tips:

Once you and your man open up about your sexual desires, don't just talk about it — be about it! Do you feel comfortable talking to your man about sex?
 

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