6) You’re no longer at it like rabbits

6) You’re no longer at it like rabbits

Oxytocin (known as the love hormone) is released during sex, which researchers say has been proven to strengthen social bonds in other mammals.

So even though you’re still learning how to communicate in the bedroom, you’ll likely be feeling more bonded by the end of month three.

Maybe you’re still in that phase when you just can’t keep your hands off each other. But at some point in a relationship, the highly charged sexual energy does start to fade.

According to a survey by online doctor service DrEd, “more than half of couples who have been together for longer than six months experienced a decrease in sex frequency.”

A lot of couples have sex in the early stages of a relationship as though it’s a resource that is running out. They take every opportunity to jump into bed.

Other things in life and the relationship may start to take priority too. You no longer feel inclined to stay up all night making love, when you’ve got an early start in the morning.

But the good news is that even if the passion does start to decrease, 3 months in your sex drive is unlikely to disappear completely.

Plus, a reduction in sex isn’t always a bad thing. It’s often reflective of your partnership progressing onto the next stage of bonding. One that focuses on an emotional as well as physical tie.

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