Once you’ve agreed on the major elements, think about your environment, recommends Ava Cadell, Ph.D., founder of Sexpert.com and author of NeuroLoveology. This can involve dimming the lights or putting out scented candles and playing soft music. “Make sure you are in a comfortable and safe place where you can both relax, whether it’s on a bed, sofa, bathtub, or on the floor in front of a fireplace,” she says.

Read the whole article here at Women’s Health magazine.