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Some couples, though, say with a straight face that sex is not necessary to have a happy, satisfying marriage.
That may be true for people and there may be medical circumstances involved.
Like everything else, though, there are no hard and fast rules or situations.
A letter in the “Dear Amy” advice column of the newspaper I work for featured a letter jointly signed by members of a female book club who wrote they “consistently get berated (jokingly, of course) by our husbands for having low libidos.”The letter goes on to note how the husbands often exhibit tacky or unattractive personal habits in front of them (picking their teeth, or nose) and over the years have made themselves less attractive by gaining “enormous weight …from gluttonous meals and boozy behavior.”Amy addresses the ladies concerns point by point and ends with simple, but sage advice.
It’s not that you’re no longer interested in sex; it’s just that you’re no longer interested in sex with your husband.” Middle-age moms get a bad rap when it comes to sex.
They’ve either lost their sex drive because of hormones, or they’re too consumed with their kids, exhausted from trying to have it all, having body-image issues, or they’re not spending enough “quality” time with their husbands.
My wife and I have had that conversation, and continue to keep communication lines open on the topic.
However, they often seem to have greater demands on their lives and time.Despite the myths about middle-age women no longer being sexual beings, I have never met one who didn’t appreciate being seen — and didn’t feel — like one post-divorce.I spent most of the first year after my divorce focusing on my kids, my career and doing essential self-care.I had no desire to date, let alone be in a relationship.This was years before Tinder, but there were always men on online dating sites who were interested in a fling, especially with a woman who wasn’t eventually going to demand: “Where is our relationship going?