Entertainment TV Kelly Ripa Tells Andy Cohen How to Keep a Relationship Hot (VIDEO) ""I fundamentally believe that the more you do it; the less you do it, the less you do it," Ripa says By Alex Heigl Published on December 23, 2014 08:50 AM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Desiree Navarro/WireImage Kelly Ripa‘s got it all figured out. Sure, she might send the accidental sexy pic to her in-laws, but she’s also got the right idea when it comes to maintaining the spark in a relationship. While she was visiting Watch What Happens Live Monday night, host Andy Cohen divulged something Ripa had told him in private. That is, because she and her husband, actor Mark Consuelos, have been together 18 years, they have to really go the extra mile to keep things interesting. “I heard you say recently that you must have sex as much as possible to keep the relationship going,” Cohen said. “I believe I said that to you,” Ripa interjected. But she let the breach of confidence slide and went on to elaborate: “I fundamentally believe that the more you do it, the more you do it. The less you do it, the less you do it.” Ripa and husband Consuelos met on the set of All My Children nearly 20 years years ago, so her advice – if seemingly simple – looks like it’s standing the test of time. Like us on Facebook for more stories like this!