It was the email that never made the emails , mostly because it was the kind of truth that stung a little too much. I come from a family of non-huggers and I sometimes hate my body, so yeah, recipe for Temple Grandin hug machine. My husband is gorgeous and very, very sexy, but the issues we were having in the sack were all me. I could not shut my insecurity off, and sex quickly became a really anxiety inducing experience that went one of two ways. I avoided it, because it was hot and stressful hiding my body under two comforters and a snowsuit in the dark and instead ran a diversion play. Yeah, I used a 4 year old as the most adorable cock-block ever.
Three years ago I had sex every single day, for one whole year. To answer the most popular questions I've been asked since: No, it was not with men. It was with one, my husband. Yes, even while I was on my period. I have no idea what my kids were doing while we were having sex. I assume not watching us. And finally, no, I didn't do it to save my marriage.
Anyone who has been in a long-term relationship knows that when it comes to sex, sometimes those regular bedroom sessions can fall by the wayside in favour of chores, work and kids. But US author Brittany Gibbons set time to have sex with her husband every night for a whole year — yep, days. She said it didn't divorce-proof her relationship but it boosted her confidence. Brittany, explains in her story for Good House Keeping, that after her third child she didn't like herself naked. She soon started to worry that her husband didn't even know what she looked like nude anymore.
I run a small spray tanning business in town. I spend 20 minutes at a time, airbrushing naked people. Well, not completely naked. I make them keep their panties on. Seriously, I have seen way worse.