A couple comes into my office seeking better sex.

After we make the tea and settle into chairs, the man, often with a pained and baffled expression, inevitably says, “Ever since we had kids…”

His wife shifts anxiously in her chair next to him. Because she knows the end of her sentence: “Ever since we had kids… she doesn’t want to have sex with me anymore.”

I understand because I am a mom.

I have experienced the post-baby libido meltdown when my sex life crumbled. Years later, I was still looking at the wreckage of my marriage, wondering just what happened.

Read the original article in Elephant Journal here.

Author: Bez Stone

Image: Take This Waltz (2011)

Editor: Khara-Jade Warren

Bez Stone

Bez Stone

Unleashing the mechanics of women's desire, arousal, and satsifaction