Nowadays, the burdens of modern life and modern technology can end up distracting you from your sex life. From sunrise to sundown, we are preoccupied by the twittering of social media and emails (professional and personal). It does not come as a surprise when you see a lot of couples switching towards tech-free dates and holidays; to find more proximity without those notifications and updates.
A Technological World
It’s a well-known fact that we are spending more and more time looking at our screens, but how is it impacting our relationships? Nowadays, extended work hours interfere with out private lives, as technology lets you work remotely. And with regular access to social media, it looks like couples would be avoiding each other to give themselves some additional phone time. A survey of 2000 adults revealed that 41% of people are less likely to instigate sex if their better half is busy with their phone in bed, with the majority of them even agreeing that they check their phones while having sex! It’s evident that for many people, technology is having a negative effect on their sex life.
A romantic outing can be the perfect way of rekindling the lost passion between you and your loved one. But even on a vacation, it looks like technology is affecting relationships. 65% of respondents agreed to posting on social media at least three times a day when on holiday with their loved one, with 42% confessing to sharing special holiday moments on social media rather than with their partners.
Just in the door…
If letting go of your smart phone for a whole holiday is sending shivers down your spine, why not start small? Consider that first five minutes when you have entered your home after work. Instead of straight charging towards your TV, how about indulge in some cuddling on the couch with ‘no screens attached’. This way, you have already taken the first perfect step towards a perfect intimate evening.
Dinner for Two ONLY
How many moments in a day do you find yourself stalking pictures of other people’s lunch? While It is brilliant that internet has turned majority of us into amateur chefs, dedicating hours of time cooking an excellent meal for two and immediately presenting it to the people can sometimes take the romance away from the romantic gesture. Next time during date night, why not keep the phones aside and pay attention to the person sitting in front of you. After all the work you’ve put in, why not savor every moment admiring their reaction?
The Right Light
Glaring screens killing the ambiance during foreplay? One of the best methods to set the mood is by dimming the lights and giving your loved one an intimate massage. (This is more effective than 30 minutes of online gaming!) Create the perfect ambiance by getting rid of your phones, lighting some candles, and playing some soft music to set the mood. For a seamless transition from body massage to oral sex, try out Durex’s range of massage oils and lubes into each other to really bring some adrenaline and set the tone for an explosive night. Before you realize, your sex life will be at a whole new level!
The Great Outdoors
How about you ditch the TV, computer and phones all at once and head outdoors. From long cozy forest walks to sun-kissed swims on the beach, when it’s just you both, the world is yours! There are a plethora of hideaway escapes in the world, customized for couples who needs to get away from the hustle-bustle of city-life and work. You might be low on network, but your passion and sex drive would be off the charts!
If you’re haunted by the idea of going tech-free, let us tell you that you’re not alone. Technology is a major part of modern society, but when it comes between your sex lives it can become a nuisance. Why not ditch all your electronics once every week, and see how it can ignite your bedroom stories?