Sexual rejection not only affects how you feel about your sex life- it affects how you feel about your marriage. In fact, Dr. Joe Beam earned his PhD studying the correlation between marital satisfaction and sexual satisfaction. There is a world-wide consensus among researchers and therapists that marital satisfaction and sexual satisfaction are strongly connected.
You're separated from your spouse, but you still, at least occasionally, have sex with each other. That's not unusual, right? Many couples do it. But is it smart?
The troubling thing about swinging is that people who participate in “the lifestyle” believe that it is “just sex”. The trouble is that it’s not just sex. It’s so much more. Full Article.
I casually mentioned a trip my husband and I took to a bed and breakfast and she started sobbing. I reached out and took her hand, waiting until she had calmed down before I asked her to share with me what was wrong.