There was a time we would kiss at every red light.
I don't just mean a peck. I mean full makeout sessions until the
stoplight turned green. I remember thinking: "Will we always be
A decade and two kids later, the answer is, of course,
"No." My husband and I love and appreciate each other, and we still
have a spark, but we don't always put our love life
Who knew technology could help?
While mobile devices are often blamed for tearing couples
and families apart, technology isn't all bad.
If used appropriately, technology can help couples
reconnect, says Amy Stewart, a Streeterville-based psychotherapist
who specializes in sex therapy. "Once you have kids, it's hard. It
gets boring. It gets routine. You need to spark things up," says
Stewart. "Technology can help."
Texting or emailing sexy messages throughout the day,
video chatting while away from each other or connecting via mobile
applications can help couples bond, says Stewart.
Unlike my husband, I'm not a big app person. I usually get
all huffy when I see him fiddling with his phone. But we put a few
apps to the test. From surreptitiously leaving love messages on
sticky notes throughout the house to communicating through a game
about sexual intimacy, these apps can definitely do some