I know what you're all thinking: New baby equals less frequent sex. The truth of the matter, however, is that Jill and I are having sex as often as we used to, if not more often. In fact, throughout the month of July we managed to have sex thirty-six times. That's right, more than once per day on average. This is certainly a record for us. So no, our sex life hasn't suffered in the least. So what, exactly, has kept us from sharing our exploits with all of you for more than a year?
First off, we completely forgot how to log into our Blogger account to post anything. That may sound ridiculous, but it's true: With multiple Blogger accounts, e-mail accounts, Facebook accounts, and all the other websites to which we have to log in - and for which internet security experts as well as common sense suggest different passwords - the process for logging into the account associated with this blog quite simply eluded us. Of course, it took us several months to actually forget our login and password, which means that we had already gone an extended period of time without blogging before we forgot. So this was not the primary reason.
You may recall that, before we stopped blogging, we regularly posted our TMI Tuesday answers. Participating in TMI Tuesday each week allowed us to consistently offer new content; even if we weren't writing in-depth original blog entries and sharing fantasies or actual sexual experiences, participating in TMI Tuesday kept us in the habit of logging into our account (and accordingly not forgetting our login and password), and actually writing something, which of course made it easier to post more substantial original content when we had the opportunity. It was also a lot of fun for Jill and I to read the questions and discuss our answers. In late April 2010, TMI Tuesday stopped posting questions each week, and since then there has been only one set of questions, and nothing since May 2011. Our last bastion of regular content gone, our semi-regular blogging petered out.
Another factor in the cessation was an upswing in my own writing. I consider myself a novelist, though I suppose I'm more interested in considering myself a novelist than I am in actually writing. Because I'm not motivated to write creatively as frequently I would like to be, I have to sieze any opportunity to do so, and make the most of it. Though I can't cite the source, I once read - likely in a writing magazine or website - that every word a writer writes in his or her blog is a word not written in his or her novel. This resonated with me, and put me off of blogging somewhat. Was the hiatus worth it? Well, I've got a couple decent rough drafts finished, and the second draft of one of my works is underway, so yeah, I guess it was.
Also, shortly after our last entry, Jill and I had a threesome with a friend of ours. In a way, this was more the cause for our hiatus than anything else. You see, I've wanted to have a threesome for pretty much as long as I can remember. Ever since I've been aware that sex existed, I've wanted to find out what it was like to have sex with two women. I think this is evidence of my greedy nature; if sex with one woman is fun, sex with two women must be really fun, right? Given my singular focus, it's accurate to say that virtually everything I've done over the past fifteen years-plus has been in the hopes of making my fantasy come true. Studying a particular discipline? Choosing an apartment? Picking out a tie? Yes, every one of these decisions and countless others were made with the thought of pleasing two woman at once, and of course being pleased by them as well. Sadly, however, my absolute and total lack of game is made painfully apparent by the fact that it took nearly two decades - or at the very least a wife as perfect as Jill - for this fantasy to come true. Anyway, once I'd experienced it, it occurred to me that we didn't need the blog anymore, as the reason we'd begun writing in it had manifested itself. I eventually came to my senses and remembered how much I enjoyed the blog, but by then of course it was too late, and I hadn't a clue how to access it.
So those are our excuses for disappearing from the blogosphere for more than a year. Needless to say, even though they are good excuses are far as excuses go, we feel very sheepish about our behavior, and we will try to do better. Yes, I know we've said that before, but we were serious then and we're serious now. We've started a Twitter feed (after years of swearing we'd never Tweet) dedicated to our sex life, and hopefully between this blog and that feed you'll be able to stay informed as to what's going on in Sexy-Jack-and-Jill-Land. We will try and link our Twitter feed to this blog so that you can see our Tweets here, but until we do, we're @jackandjillcpl. Most of our followers thusfar are bots. (For all I know, all of our followers here are bots too - we've been gone awhile.)