In all relationships, the honeymoon ends eventually. Sex tapers off. We like to believe that older couples replace sexual intimacy with comfort and emotional intimacy, but in reality sex is a basic human need. Brian VanHooker asks:
What if, while trying to hold your family together, you’re silently clawing your own eyeballs out, trapped in the relentless cycle of frustration and resentment that comes with the dreaded sexless relationship? It’s a cliché from the depths of sitcom hell, but it’s one that many people are living. We spoke to a relationship expert about how it happens and how to break the sexless cycle.