Last week, I went to a screening of "Hope Springs," a movie in which an Omaha couple played by Oscar winners Tommy Lee Jones and Meryl Streep seeks marriage counseling in a picturesque Maine resort town.
"Hope Springs," which opened last night, is not your average light date-night movie, though the trailers make you think it will be. It's more of a dramedy, and it's full of insight.
My guest at the screening was Lindsay Novak, a nationally certified sex therapist with a master's degree in counseling. She blogs regularly on our LiveWellNebraska.com website.
You want some extra insight into a movie about marriage, trust me, take along a sex therapist.
"I liked the fact that the female character was the one who wanted improvement in her sex life, rather than the male," Novak said. "Often the perception is that the male has the sex drive and the woman has menopausal issues or doesn't want sex.