What You Do After Sex Matters
June 16, 2021 by Justin Lehmiller
What do you do after sex? Some people like to spoon or cuddle, others like to sleep, and yet others like to grab something to eat or drink. But does what you do matter? For people in relationships, it seems to.
In fact, the more that couples engage in after-sex affection, the happier they tend to be. Check out the video below to learn more about what the research in this area has found.
For additional tips on keeping passion alive in long-term relationships, check out Episode 33 of my Sex and Psychology Podcast for an interview with Dr. Amy Muise in which we discuss science-backed tips on how to get the spark back—and keep it going over time.
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Dr. Justin LehmillerFounder & Owner of Sex and Psychology
Dr. Justin Lehmiller is a social psychologist and Research Fellow at The Kinsey Institute. He runs the Sex and Psychology blog and podcast and is author of the popular book Tell Me What You Want. Dr. Lehmiller is an award-winning educator, and a prolific researcher who has published more than 50 academic works.Read full bio >