In generations past, women generally made men wait until marriage to have sex. So while the tendency to be adventurous in your sex life often diminishes as your relationship goes on, you can certainly make an effort to spice things up to avoid getting bored. We also take care of ourselves periodically too - more often if the other isn't feeling up to sex. Relationship processing during a nice dinner or over drinks, or combined with going to the zoo or on a nice nature walk. Sometimes the pressure can cause performance anxiety, but the goal of conception can also make sex even more meaningful. Regnerus backs this theory up with a quote from social psychologists Roy Baumeister and Kathleen Vohs, who study this phenomenon. Though you probably should have had that conversation and others before you got married. Angel now lives with her second husband and five children in Idaho. Or More Frequent This is mainly true for couples who lived apart or in different cities before marriage, says Garrison. And for more ways to ensure your marriage is rock solid, try these strategies. Since she's been pregnant it's varied from none for a week or two to three to five times a day. Looking back that was bizarre — who takes their year-old girl to meet a potential suitor? The family, who all lived together, moved from California to a remote rural home in northern Idaho — where Angel became even more isolated. For more great ways to spice up your post-marital sex life, it might not hurt to consider an open marriage. Here, 15 married couples explain what is normal for them. A study found that 29 percent of men and 9 percent of women masturbated at least once a week.