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Has your relationship become sexless? Here's why the intimacy is dwindling

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For many couples in a sexless relationship, it can mean a slow slide from having sex perhaps twice a week, to once a month, and then once every couple of months, and then half a year can go by with zero action.

Why does this happen? Life stressors - like having little kids or teenagers, experiencing menopause or illness, the death of a parent - can all be libido killers, and make it easy to lose sight of one another as a couple.

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