Fatigue ruins our sex drive. Going to bed together early is key to bonding and, ultimately, having more sex. If you have a limited amount of vacation and feel exhausted, why not try catching on sleep? Every quarter, push yourself to go to bed early every night for an entire week and get a minimum of 8 hours of sleep, even if it means recording your favorite tv show or sports game.
Parents magazine has an excellent article on the subject: Great Sex = Great Sleep
Sleep or, specifically, the lack thereof, takes the biggest toll on sex. “It goes without saying that sex drive is impacted by lack of sleep,” says Jenn Berman. [...] The key is to stop thinking of sex and sleep as either-or. Instead, consider sex as the means to a better night’s sleep for both of you — really.
In case, you are not convinced, WebMd has also an article about the “10 Things To Hate About Sleep Loss” and besides numerous health issues, number #4 is the Loss of Sex Drive: “Sleep specialists say that sleep-deprived men and women report lower libidos and less interest in sex. ”