When she visited the show Monday, Cohen divulged, "I heard you say recently that you must have sex as much as possible to keep the relationship going."
"I believe I said that to you," Ripa scolded.
But she later 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."
True or not, Ripa, 44, must be doing something right.
The couple, who met as co-stars on "All My Children," have been married nearly 20 years and have three children.
"I sent him a cute, adorable butt selfie in my underpants," she explained. "It's the only time I've ever sent a semi-nude anything, ever!"
Because of a snafu with the iCloud, however, Consuelos' parents, to whom she and her husband had given an iPad, intercepted the image. In response, they sent Ripa, 43, a sweet note congratulating her on her figure.