What Are Your Choices? We recently spent an entire day, breakfast through dinner, with sex therapists Clifford and Joyce Penner from Pasadena, California. The Penners have been counseling people on sexual struggles for more than two decades and have heard every conceivable story you can imagine on the topic. They have devoted their professional lives to helping people enjoy sexuality to the fullest.
8 Ways to Escape "Sexual Fade" in Long-Term Relationships
A sexless marriage is a marital union in which little or no sexual activity occurs between the two spouses. Newsweek magazine estimates that 15 to 20 percent of couples are in a sexless relationship. It may also be known as a mariage blanc , i. Non-consummation may be grounds for a marriage to be dissolved.
Sure, plenty of couples start off in a state of unbridled passion. You know: extra-hot, extra-often sex. And I actually think that for most people, this unsexy slowdown can happen much sooner. When you get tired of your phone, for example, you get a new one. The same ennui can befall romantic partners — gone is the erotic anticipation that used to surround sex.