QUESTION: When I moved in with my partner in my late 40s, I was drawn to his loving personality and the fact we had many shared interests. But I was never truly sexually attracted to him. Eight years on, I have no desire to have sex. He’s upset and baffled, but I don’t know how to remedy the situation. Help!
DEAR ANNIE: Why is it that I know six women who are divorcing their husbands? Why are there so many middle-aged men newly divorced? Why does it take a divorce to wake guys up?
I’m 47 and have been married to my husband for almost 25 years. He is a good dad. He can fix almost anything. But the older he gets the more he is happy to sit on the couch and let life go by while I take care of everything. I’m tired of it. Romance is zero. Women like some romance before sex. When I exaggerate my feelings about this, he will question me, but won’t reciprocate. Continue reading Ask Annie: Frustrated wife needs more from lazy hubby
By Susannah B. Lewis | Your Tango
Moments before I walked down the aisle, I heard one resounding phrase from countless older relatives who relished in doling out marital tips to the young, naïve bride. “Marriage is hard work.” And I was all, “Whatever, Grandma. We are in love. Love is never hard and our marriage won’t be hard either.”