Around one in four relationships start online now, and among the millennial generation, the number is likely to be even higher.But as our smartphones become increasingly powerful, fewer of us are dating from behind our desktops, rather turning to the digital devices in our pockets.
My parents, who presumably had sex in order to have me, were totally reticent about sex.Many babies wake for night-time feeds until they are at least six months old. It’s also worth remembering that your baby isn’t able to tell the difference between night and day until he’s around two months to three months old.This doesn’t mean you can’t start teaching him the difference though, so make daytime feeds chatty and fun, and night-time feeds quiet and soothing.We were the ones with the hacksaws and dust masks, clearing our way through the sexual undergrowth, getting covered with scratches and gashes and slipping into invisible swamps.It’s the people who follow afterwards who have the easier time, sauntering along the trodden path, picking roses along the way. It’s difficult to understand sex in the 60s without understanding what life was like before the 60s. At Woman magazine, where I worked a decade later, the journalists weren’t ever allowed to use the word ‘bottom’ – not even in ‘bottom of the garden’ or ‘bottom of the saucepan’.