Why Is Sex So Vital to a Happy Marriage?
Sex is about so much more than — well, sex: It unites a couple in ways beyond the physical. The connection it creates between a couple, especially newlyweds, transcends words as you drop down to a place of trust, openness, and spirituality. But why is a healthy sex life so important to a long-lasting relationship? There’s obviously the scientific reasons, but Sherry Amatenstein, LCSW, a New York City-based marriage therapist and author, spoke to real married couples to find out why spending time in the bedroom is the key to successful matrimony.