Great Expectations

YOUR wedding is just around the corner and then, following the excitement of your big day - the honeymoon.  But, it’s not your usual holiday excitement.

Honeymoons come with their own set of clichés - namely that you will spend your first few weeks as man and wife experiencing the best, wildest and yet most romantic sex of your life. We're all familiar with the Hollywood stereotype - the impossibly beautiful couple sticking a 'Do Not Disturb' sign on the door, then retreating with a chilled bottle of bubbly for days at a time, only to emerge with tousled hair and beatific smiles on their faces! It's a lot to live up to.
Add to that the fact that you've probably been lovers for years, plus a dash of post-wedding exhaustion. and the idea of compulsory three-times-a-night earth-shaking sex on honeymoon might even fed slightly daunting.
Honeymoon hype can put pressure on couples.
Anxiety and a poor sex drive go hand in hand. If you've paid a lot of money for your honeymoon and have been looking forward to it for a long time, you might have built up some overly high expectations of the romance and the amazing sex you'll experience. Remember, you are still the same people living in the same bodies. And nobody can be in "romance mode" all day, everyday.

A full read on this article is in the June issue of Real Brides Magazine

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