Going Away isn’t necessarily all Good!

Posted On: June 16, 2019

Who doesn’t love traveling – seeing new places, taking in new sights, sounds and experiences?
My clients who holiday to rekindle their relationship tell me that it doesn’t necessarily lead to more sex.
Depending on the travel plans, one can be too tired from all the sightseeing to have sex!
Depending on who else comes along, parent(s), kid(s) and/ or friend(s) the conditions for sex doesn’t make it possible.
All in all, most would agree that traveling in the hopes for more sex doesn’t always work – and also not sustainable.
Instead of hoping for holidays to make sex to happen – I’m not saying it won’t – why not look at what needs to fundamentally change?

How about developing habits and creating conditions so sex can happen at home?

Some Suggestions:

1) Discuss and block out time for physical intimacy – once on a weekend; another time on a weekday.
If you schedule your weekday date earlier in the week and something comes up, it can still postpone to a later day that week.
E.g. reschedule Tues to Wed or Thurs.

2) Agree what time to put away all electronic devices – don’t just escape from reality.
It’s not quantity but quality time that you create. 5mins a day x 5 days a week = 25mins a week!

3) Have a code word/ body signal to use infront of your child(ren) so your partner knows you’re open to sex when they’ve gone to bed
Be on the same page quickly and without the drama!

If you liked more suggestions, there’s more where it came from!
Work with me because
I am trained, qualified, experienced, and care!

About Dr. Martha Tara Lee

Surrounded by friends who were sexually inhibited and struck by dire lack of positive conversations around sex and sexuality in Singapore, Dr. Martha Tara Lee set out to make a positive difference in embarking on her doctorate in human sexuality before launching Eros Coaching in 2009. Today, she remains dedicated to working with individuals and couples who wish to lead self-actualised and pleasure-filled lives.

She also holds certificates in counselling, coaching and sex therapy, and her fourth degree – a Masters in Counselling in May 2018. In practice for more than nine years, she is the only certified sexuality educator and certified sexuality educator supervisor by the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) in Singapore.

Often cited in the local media, Dr. Lee is the appointed sex expert for Men’s Health Singapore, and Men’s Health Malaysia. She was recognised as one of ‘Top 50 Inspiring Women Under 40′ by Her World in July 2010, and one of ‘Top 100 Inspiring Women’ by CozyCot in March 2011. She is the host of weekly radio show Eros Evolution on the OMTimes Radio Network.  She has published four books: Love, Sex and Everything In-BetweenOrgasmic Yoga,  From Princess to Queen and {Un}Inhibited.

Martha works with individuals and couples in private coaching sessions, and conducts her own workshops. She takes prides in making sure all her workshops are also fun, educational, and sex-positive. This comes easily to her because even though she is extremely dedicated and serious about her work, she fundamentally believes that sex is meant to be fun, wonderful, amazing and sacred. As such, this serious light-heartedness has shone through again and again. For her full profile, click here. Email her here.

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