One of the questions I get asked by my expecting couples is how to “prepare for baby number two”. And I always recommend preparing not only the little one(s) for their new sibling but also preparing your relationship as a couple as well.
What's the Most Important Relationship-Issue for New Parents? No, Not Sex!
If there’s one postpartum relationship topic that’s addressed in the media with some regularity, it’s sex: Are you getting any? Do you both want it? There’s no doubt about it: Sex is important to relationship satisfaction.
But the more I talk to new parents, and the more I learn about the impact of newborns on relationships, the more convinced I become that, in focusing on sex, we’ve downplayed a far more important postpartum priority:...