Never bringing up the topic again would leave one of us getting by just fine, with little love making.However the other would be left feeling; frustrated, disappointed, undesired, paranoid, and unconvinced about things improving in the future.
A "sex rate" of three times a week or more for gay couples in the first two years of a relationship is almost 70 percent.
The sight of a couple sharing a joke and walking hand in hand, their faces lined with wrinkles, and their hair gray, begs the question: How did they remain a happy couple for so many years?
Given that about half of all first marriages for men and women under 45 end in divorce, it's a legitimate question.
By throwing light on the domestic lives of others, and looking at some of the best relationship research, I hope to correct some of the myths about the state of modern relationships and reassure you that you are probably doing far better than you give yourself credit for.
For centuries sex was compromised by a range of issues, from fear of pregnancy to venereal disease and the power of the Church.