17 Women In Long-Term Relationships Tell Us How Their Sex Lives Have Evolved

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Our definition of sex has changed over time and with it, so have our expectations. We love hearing about the sexcapades and rendezvous of our peers — but sometimes we're guilty of exaggerating details for storytelling effect or out of worry that we won't measure up to some imaginary standard of sex.
But here, 17 women have kindly shared intimate details of their sex lives and how their sexual relationship with their partner has changed over the course of their relationship, no little white lies necessary.
From a change in living situations and sex drives, to breaking free from conservative thoughts, we find that our sex lives are rarely linear and that there's always room for change.

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