‘Being honest with each other eases resentment which will, in turn, improve your sex life,’ she says.‘Think about sex in a different way: it doesn’t have to be penetrative sex. It’s never too much effort to have a cuddle.’ Suzie advises parents of children of all ages to make it a habit to plan regular times when they can be alone together.Most parents know that having less sex is part and parcel of life with a new baby.
According to the girl, she had intercourse with the boy only after finally giving in to his constant requests to sleep with him, the local Skånska Dagbladet newspaper reported.
The affair came to light in June of this year after the girl's mother found numerous sexually-charged text messages on her daughter's mobile phone.
‘Strengthening your relationship isn’t selfish – it benefits the whole family.
And while sex isn’t the be-all and end-all, it is often a barometer for the true state of your relationship.
One mother of two children aged 4 and 1 confessed: ‘My husband is always pestering me for sex.
I was up for it before we had kids but I work full-time and I’m just so tired, so the last thing I want to do when I get into bed is have sex.
I put up with it at first because I thought things would get better when the kids got older, but they haven’t.
Most of the time we don’t mention sex, but if I bring it up she accuses me of being demanding and it ends up in an almighty row.” A huge majority - 86% of the respondents to our survey said they had sex less often since having children – and 73% said their sex life had definitely taken a turn for the worse since kids came on the scene.
66 per cent of our respondents have teenage or older children, followed by those with children aged between 5 and 12 (49%).