Just about every long-term relationship eventually experiences some kind of lull in the sex department. This can come in the form of frequency of sex or a lack of excitement during the act itself. Fortunately, there are many ways to bust out of the sexual doldrums but it does require a little extra effort.
“The idea is just to get out of the box and to give yourselves permission to be sensual human beings,” says Linda Banner, health psychologist and licensed sex therapist. “But it’s a stretch for a lot of people to do that.” Banner, who researched interventions for men with psychologically-based erectile dysfunction, has had a lot of success helping people spice up many relationship ruts. Here are 10 of her top tips.