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From the Ted Talk by Emily Nagoski: How couples can sustain a strong sexual connection for a lifetime

Unscramble the Blue Letters

The second characteristic is that they prioritize sex. They decide that it matters for their relationship. They choose to set aside all the other things that they could be doing — the chireldn they could be riiasng and the jobs they could be going to, the other family members to pay attention to, the other friends they might want to hang out with. God forbid they just want to watch some television or go to seelp. Stop doing all that stuff and create a peocerttd space where all you're going to do is put your body in the bed and let your skin touch your partner's skin. So that's it: best friends, przoitiire sex.

Open Cloze

The second characteristic is that they prioritize sex. They decide that it matters for their relationship. They choose to set aside all the other things that they could be doing — the ________ they could be _______ and the jobs they could be going to, the other family members to pay attention to, the other friends they might want to hang out with. God forbid they just want to watch some television or go to _____. Stop doing all that stuff and create a _________ space where all you're going to do is put your body in the bed and let your skin touch your partner's skin. So that's it: best friends, __________ sex.

Solution

  1. sleep
  2. children
  3. raising
  4. protected
  5. prioritize

Original Text

The second characteristic is that they prioritize sex. They decide that it matters for their relationship. They choose to set aside all the other things that they could be doing — the children they could be raising and the jobs they could be going to, the other family members to pay attention to, the other friends they might want to hang out with. God forbid they just want to watch some television or go to sleep. Stop doing all that stuff and create a protected space where all you're going to do is put your body in the bed and let your skin touch your partner's skin. So that's it: best friends, prioritize sex.

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Important Words

  1. attention
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  3. body
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  25. skin
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  31. touch
  32. watch