Jenna Dewan Tatum Dishes About ‘Exciting’ Sex Life With Channing Tatum, Plans For Baby No. 2

Jenna Dewan Tatum steps up in the bedroom. But not just for husband Channing Tatums sake. 

Jenna Dewan Tatum Yu Tsai
Jenna Dewan Tatum Yu Tsai

“I think all women should keep it exciting for themselves,” the Man With A Plan actress, 36, revealed in the May issue of Redbook. “People always ask, ‘Do you do anything to keep it fresh for your man?’ I hate that question. I’m like, ‘No. Why is it for your man? I do things to keep it fresh for myself. The lingerie I buy is not for him necessarily. It’s for us and for myself. If you feel sexy, then it’s good for you.’”

Jenna Dewan Tatum Yu Tsai
Jenna Dewan Tatum Yu Tsai

Thankfully, the pair, who met while starring together in 2006’s Step Up, are experts in setting aside alone time. For now, at least. “We are not sex schedulers – not yet! Give us a couple more years,” joked the mom of 3-year-old daughter Everly. “Maybe with child number two. There’s a beauty in being two busy people because we get a lot of time to miss each other. To continue to miss someone after so many years is kind of a blessing in disguise.”

Jenna Dewan Tatum
Jenna Dewan Tatum Yu Tsai

Still, their eight-year marriage has its challenges. “You change when you’re together from 25 to 35,” Dewan-Tatum told the magazine. “I think maybe in my early 20s, I might have tiptoed around issues or didn’t want to make too many waves. Now it’s like, ‘This is how I’m feeling.’ You have to be okay with the other person becoming defensive, to let them be emotional and accept that it won’t be okay for a while.”

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