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03 Apr 2007

Withholding sex in marriage
My wife and I are married for 3 years and have been having a hard time keeping the passion of a young married couple. We have both hurt each other and are close to divorce but we both still want our marriage to work out. However I find it extremely hard to come to terms that she is withholding sex from me. She wants to feel our relationship works before she is willing to but her self in a sexual situation. I believe her reluctance damages our relationship more. Any advice, and would you say that she has a right to do so in a marriage?
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CyberShrink
cybershrink

01 Jan 0001

Marriage counselling is called for, surely ? Within a marriage it's not an issue of whether she has the "right" to withhold sex from you, but whether doing so is good for either of you.
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