Chill the champagne. Or forget to pick it up in the first place, because, you know, kids. While no parent will argue with the fact that children add an immeasurable amount of joy in life, when it comes to the romance department, they’re not exactly enhancers. Put another way: Where your date nights may have once consisted of intimate conversation at a fancy restaurant, they now are conducted over the background din of “Bubble Guppies” while the smell of chicken nuggets permeates the air. Lil’ different.
From worrying about the cost of a babysitter to getting real about what’s actually sexy to them, 17 parents get unabashedly real about their romantic lives. Or lack thereof.