In the case of a sexless marriage…

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We talk about the engagement times, and the wedding plannings, and the party throwings, and the identity questionings over here on Offbeat Bride. But over on our sister site Offbeat Home & Life, we talk about all the post-wedding stuff — marriage, sex, communication, breakups, etc.

This week, we have a post up about an issue that may come up at some point in your married life (due to life being, well, life): living in a sexless marriage.

We're barely in our thirties, but H and I are currently in a “sexless marriage” (defined as a couple who have sex “10 times a year or less”). I am writing this because I want other partners in similar situations to know that they aren't alone…

In the first two years of our relationship, we had amazing, beautiful sex. I didn't expect that giddy passion to last forever, but I was totally unprepared for the sex to stop almost completely, as it has in the last several years. At first, being rejected by my partner confused me. I spent a lot of time worrying: What is wrong with me? Does he still love me? Does he still find me attractive? Is there someone else?

Read the rest of this beautiful and heartbreaking post over on Offbeat Home.

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