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The Intimacy Experiment Day Ten: Looks Like We Made It

So today is the last day of the Intimacy Experiment, and while some of you will rejoice with joy that it’s over (and seriously – did you think that I could just, I don’t know, ‘end’ the experiment six days in just because you didn’t like it? LOLZ), some of you – namely those of you who are keen to win super awesome stuff from K-Y – will probably lament this brief, but sweet, segment that was hosted by K-Y on our site.

Today’s activities generated a lot of reflecting on the past ten days and allowed us to incorporate everything that we learned over the past week and a half about ourselves, our relationship, and the things that we’d forgotten in our six-plus year journey, and to allow ourselves focus on the areas that we need to further cultivate.

My husband and I decided, after looking at the notes we’d made over the past ten days, that there was one major thing that that we wanted to incorporate together into our everyday lives: doing one thing a week that’s ‘out of the ordinary.’ Our weeks kind of transition easily one to the next, and a lot of times, they look the same. School, work, cook, clean, relax, run errands, take care of the family – lather, rinse, repeat. It’s great to settle into a routine, especially if you’re like me and derive comfort from the familiar, but we had a lot of fun doing spur-of-the-moment things that we wouldn’t have given a second thought to otherwise if it weren’t for the experiment.

If you’ve been following the experiment all along, what have you guys decided to do in your relationships to better them in the ways that you can?

Don’t forget, the experiment can be taken for free starting tomorrow (check out K-Y’s Facebook page, Couples Place, for information on how to download the manual) and also, today’s the last day for you to enter to win a kit of goodies for yourself, too! Leave it in the comments! Two winners will be chosen this week!

I wrote this posting while participating in a blog campaign on behalf of K-Y® Brand and also received product samples to help facilitate my review. In addition, K-Y® Brand sent me a gift card to thank me for taking the time to participate.

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  • Today is the last day I will be reading EvilBeet. Been on this site for a loooong time now but these Intimacy posts have pushed me over the edge. totally cringeworthy.

  • What gave me a much needed kick in the bum was the question bit – “do you sometimes skip a shower or a change of clothes” VS “would you have done so in the beginning of your relationship”. A lot of the questions had to do with whether or not you’re comfortable around each other – and those things I wouldn’t want to change for the world. But it’s too easy to jump into a comfy sweatsuit over the weekend, skip a change of clothes and generally “let yourself go” when you wake up with a beautiful man next to you, who claims you’re the 8th wonder of the world. It doesn’t hurt to make a bit of an effort sometimes. Apart from that I generally felt really good about my relationship, having followed this experiment, because .. We have time to cuddle up in bed in the morning, have snog-sessions in the midst of studying, cooking or etc, and talk, talk, talk. And we do it. Each and every day. I can’t imagine not having the time to talk in the morning – but then again, we don’t have a kid and we’re both students so it doesn’t really compare, does it?

  • Sarah-You were not my favorite writer on this blog but this little series was cute and I really enjoyed it! I think you’ve made me a fan :) Also people need to quit whining these posts are clearly labeled, if you’re not into it then skip the post. You don’t have to read every single post on the site.
    But yea I totally miss Beet, she was so awesome.

  • Thanks for sharing with us! I have been reading this blog for a long time, too, and you can read celebrity gossip anywhere. It was nice to read something different :)

  • snarky and KurlyGurly, do you have to leave so soon? I was about to poison the tea.

    On a lighter note though, no one cares if you picsas leave. I don’t think you’re going anywhere anyway ~ most times people who announce they will, never do.