Marriage after six months of dating
"I just like sleeping more." You're tired, you're covered in slobber, and your spouse has suddenly transformed from Sexy Stud to Superparent. Sure, people joke about making dates for sex, but "remember, when you were dating, you did plan when you were going to have sex.
Of course you're in love, you're just not in the mood for getting naked under the covers. You got ready for a night out and thought about it beforehand."Just because you're married doesn't mean you can't make a hot date. As for increasing the frequency of sex on nondate nights, experienced parents recommend making sure your bedroom is baby-free at bedtime. Whether you've been a couple for years or just met and wanted to have a baby quickly, jumping from a twosome to a family is challenging.
And we both worked a lot and went to the gym on our own.
Now we're glued to each other and to Carly, but we also don't feel like we ever have any time together."There are two parts to the solution here.
How had I failed to notice that he didn't know how to make a bed?
Or that he was such a Nervous Nellie he would have to line the floor with pillows before he'd lie on the couch with the baby?
"Tim is just much more laid-back than I am," says Tina."He gets on the floor and plays wherever our son happens to be, even if it means overturning the laundry basket. I'd come home to see Jake sleeping in the middle of a circle of toys on the living room floor at dinnertime!
"He would go out with the guys and I had my girlfriends.The bad news first: Maintaining a marriage post-baby takes a lot of time and energy, exactly what you've got the least of right now.Now the encouraging news: Working on your relationship pays off in spades.What's worse, he was annoyed beyond comprehension by me!My habit of eating while nursing (and dropping crumbs on the baby's head) grossed him out.