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Confession of A Parent Who “Does It”

Imagine this scenario: Before you had kids, you and your husband were hot and heavy. Then one day, it just stopped. My husband and I have been together 13 years, but we’ve been married for 11. So I understand the importance of staying connected not just emotionally or spiritually but also physically.  “Happy parents equals a happy family”. So, in honor of National Orgasm Day, I wanted to share this infographic with you.

A recent study revealed that 78 percent of parents experience a decline in romance after having children, I can totally relate. When we had our daughter almost 8 years ago, we had to work hard to bring back the romance. We’ve resulted to being creative when it comes to making the most of our precious pillow time.

According to the study 68 percent of parents are turning to lubricants and nearly 58 percent turning to vibrators to help set the mood and achieve the Big “O” Yes, just because we’ve had kids doesn’t mean, we are done. Intimacy is still a priority to most parents, with 40 percent of parents saying if they had an extra hour in their day, they would spend it getting intimate with their partner.

Fortunately Trojan offers a full line of lubricants and vibrations to help parents spice things up and increase the pleasure.   Discover what other parents are saying and see how you measure up. 

Confession of A Parent Who

We’d love to offer one lucky reader a pleasure pack to provide them with the tools they need to experience the ultimate pleasure when they finally find some alone time.

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Has the romance fizzle after having kids? Do you agree with the study?

Huge thanks to Trojan for sponsoring this giveaway/post.

Kira is the founder of award-winning lifestyle blog focused on family, tech, fashion, beauty, food, fitness, and travel. Prior to launching The Afropolitan Mom, she was a marketing executive in the technology industry. She lives in the suburb of NJ with her husband and two kids. When she's not on carpool duty or scrolling through Insta, she spends time adding items to her shopping cart while binge-watching shows on Netflix!

28 Comments

28 Comments

  1. Mama to 5 BLessings

    July 31, 2014 at 4:25 pm

    Sounds like a nice giveaway for couples to enjoy.

  2. Raijean

    July 31, 2014 at 4:41 pm

    I love everything about this post!! Good stuff!
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  3. Jeanine @MommyEntourage

    July 31, 2014 at 6:42 pm

    Tastefully done Kira! 🙂 I didn’t know there were so many products on the market in this “niche.”
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  4. Kristin

    July 31, 2014 at 8:19 pm

    We have had to be more understanding of hearing “I’m so tired, Honey.” And we also have learned that sometimes being tired can be forgotten. 🙂

  5. Jenn

    July 31, 2014 at 8:52 pm

    All true facts! After you have kids things just change between a couple. We have had our fair share of issues in this department LOL
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  6. Cindy

    August 2, 2014 at 1:34 am

    Yes, they have changed.

    • Tammy

      August 2, 2014 at 11:44 am

      Absolutely! The passion is certainly not like it was 14 years ago :/

  7. Deidre LeDoux

    August 2, 2014 at 11:27 am

    Its so hard to get on the right schedule. With all the working and schooling plus the kids. We are often faced with one person sleep or not home when the time is right.

  8. krystyl olson

    August 2, 2014 at 8:53 pm

    yes…. our ‘times together’ have become fewer and further between, even on days when we happen to get the kiddos i bed early enough, were usually too tired

  9. Trisha Burgess

    August 2, 2014 at 9:59 pm

    Are ya kidding? Um yeah!!

  10. Denise Elliott

    August 3, 2014 at 3:19 am

    yes it has changed a lot

  11. Heidi Daily

    August 3, 2014 at 10:29 pm

    It has definitely changed, I think I mostly fall into the category of sleep is more important most of the time.

  12. Rebecca Parsons

    August 4, 2014 at 10:01 am

    Since children came along of course it is less frequent because of being tired.

  13. Robyn Bellefleur

    August 5, 2014 at 12:56 am

    Of course it has changed, not as spontaneous.

  14. Kaci Guisinger Harrison

    August 5, 2014 at 8:29 am

    It def. has! Were starting to get back to where we used to be! It’s just hard.

  15. Kelly

    August 5, 2014 at 6:07 pm

    Yes big change!

  16. Ronda

    August 5, 2014 at 11:37 pm

    Yes it has changed a lot.

  17. Tabitha Klucking

    August 6, 2014 at 1:58 pm

    Definitely changed! Now that the kids are older, though, were finding more time.

  18. Alyshia

    August 6, 2014 at 4:30 pm

    Tremendously waiting for three little boys under five to go to sleep is exhausting.

  19. Heather Dawn

    August 6, 2014 at 8:34 pm

    Unfortunately, yes it has.

  20. Kelley Roach

    August 7, 2014 at 11:50 pm

    yes it has changed a lot

  21. Jonnie

    August 9, 2014 at 12:47 pm

    It’s definitely changed!

  22. Carolann Leibenguth

    August 9, 2014 at 2:07 pm

    Yes it sure has but we always make a point to have quality alone time at least once a week.

  23. tanyab79

    August 9, 2014 at 4:30 pm

    It has. thanks for the giveaway.

  24. nikki robak

    August 9, 2014 at 6:08 pm

    when my son was a baby yes but not later on

  25. amy tolley

    August 9, 2014 at 10:05 pm

    they always change things thanks for this chance to win this prize pkg

  26. Heather R

    August 9, 2014 at 11:11 pm

    it has now that she’s 19 and moved out 😀

  27. Gillian Morgan

    August 10, 2014 at 5:06 pm

    Huge change

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