Your Quote Is Right

Your quote: "If you think that it will be ok, once you're married, if you think you can live without sex, without being touched, well, you're probably right most days. But the days you can't live with it, you better lock yourself in your house and prepare to sob until your gut hurts, because that's what happens."

You hit the bullseye. Most days I can focus on other things, go to the gym and run myself ragged to the point that I'm too exhausted for sex, stay busy, etc.. But those bad days really suck... And frankly some days going to the gym doesn't help, especially if a pretty woman with a nice "scent" is on the treadmill next to you. LOL!
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1 Response Mar 29, 2011

You refer to MaryP5's recent story. It was a terrific piece wasn't it.<br />
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Resonated with me too.<br />
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That is the essential point I took out of her story - that in a healthy relationship, there are little signs all the time that your spouse cares about you. And you give off little signs all the time that you care about them.<br />
At times of high emotion (good or bad) when either of you need the other, they are there, fully engaged. It is a beautiful thing.<br />
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But<br />
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in a sexless marriage, when those times of high emotion (good or bad) hit, there is a vacuum. And you are alone and abandoned. It is ****. It is nothing. It is less than nothing. It is NOT a marriage. It is an insult to the word 'marriage'.<br />
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Tread your own path.