Lisa Welch of In Bed With Lisa gives you some top tips you can follow to ensure that you’re looking after your needs as a single parent.
Being a parent and experiencing pleasure can be tricky. Yes, your kids are a top priority. But so are YOU. Here are some tips to ensure you’re looking after yourself and your needs.
There’s more to life than working, cooking, cleaning, and pleasing everyone else. That stuff will always be there, but so will pleasure. Pleasure is everywhere. You just have to disregard your to-do list for a second and notice it. Pleasure can be found in the following:
Nobody’s waiting with a pleasure for single parents permission slip for you. This is your reminder to claim it for yourself.
Repeat after me: “I can have children and still have an epic love life”. I know this is true because I’m living it. Sure, it might have to be in specific pockets of time, and all-day love-making marathons are rare. But you can still enjoy plenty of fun, playful, erotic, intense, silly, loving, edgy, romantic, kinky, and yep sometimes mediocre sex.
We’re not magical unicorns with endless energy and perfect bodies. And as parents, we have our fair share of evenings spent snoring on the couch. But we need to prioritise intimacy (whether it be self-love or with a partner) because it’s essential.
I’d go so far as to say it makes us better parents. You’ll be better equipped to look after your kids if you look after yourself.
Vocal expression during sex is essential. That being said, I know it’s not always that simple. With kids in the house, you don’t want them to overhear. Here are a few tips you can try to express yourself while still being respectful of others living with you:
Spending time looking after your own needs is crucial. It’ll help you live a more satisfied and happier life that’ll positively impact your kids.
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