Great Sex After Your Wedding

Wedding Night Sex Tips

Whether you have never had sex or have had sex with your partner prior to getting married, you’ll want wedding night sex to sizzle. A little bit of planning and a whole lot of love will do the trick.  Your goal should be to woo each other with romantic gestures, genuine sentiment and passion.

and hot passion. This guide offers tips to have a special sexual experience after your wedding.

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Romance Each Other

Indian Couple Laying Together on a Bed
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Sex is nothing without romance, especially on a day as romantic as your wedding. Infuse the night with romance (even if you start to feel exhausted from a full day of celebrating). 

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Express Your Love

Find the perfect way to demonstrate how happy you are to have married your spouse. Hugs, kisses, or whispering sweet nothings might work. The key to finding the perfect expression of love, however, is knowing your lover. What actions send the message to him or her that you are in love?

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Write a Love Letter

A handwritten note, especially in the age of email and text messages, is heartfelt and meaningful. If you've never written your spouse your spouse a love letter, do so on your wedding. Leaving a note under your spouse’s pillow ahead of your first night together is thoughtful and perfectly timed.

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Set the Mood

Preparation can make all the difference when it comes to having sex after a wedding. You may be tired after the big day, but you can make sure there will be champagne on ice, rose petals on the floor and a few candles. Either take care of it yourself the morning of the wedding or ask someone you trust to do it for you. Make sure you pack your fancy underwear and ​lingerie for the wedding night, too. If you forget that, however, nudity always works well.

If it is your first time having sex (or the first time for your spouse), you should prepare your body for sex. Get the details on what you can do long before the wedding night itself. Spend lots of time on foreplay to make sure you are both ready. More »

Think of your wedding night as the first night of the rest of your sex life. From the start of your sexual relationship, you should be open and comfortable with one another. You should also take responsibility for your own sexual pleasure. In other words, make a plan on how you are going to continue to pleasure one another and keep things exciting. More »

Sex, like most things in life, can always get better. Living out fantasies, using sex toys or simply talking might make your sex life go from boring to spicy. The hard part is determining what the two of you need and how to merge those needs. More »

Married sex runs the risk of getting boring. For couples who have had lots of sex ahead of the wedding night, this can happen from the very first night. But you can do something about a lack of passion. Court one another -- and put the zing back in your sex life. More »