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Friday Flashback: Why She Says No to Sex And What You Can Do About It

Friday Flashback: Why She Says No to Sex And What You Can Do About It
The most read post on this blog, is Why wives say no to sex, and what a man can do about it. At 175 comments it may also be the post with the most comments. It was published June 23, 2012 following a survey asking women why they say no to sex. Time for an updated version of the post. When we originally ran the poll, 171 women answered – some only after Lori assured them it was anonymous! We have now had 468 women answer the survey. The ranking of answers did not change significantly with the additional answers. As with any web-based survey, I can’t claim the results are representative of ...
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Should You Track the Frequency of Sex in Your Marriage?

Should You Track the Frequency of Sex in Your Marriage?
How often do you have sex? It’s a question some spouses can easily answer, and some not so easily. If you read my short story, “After the Baby,” in Behind Closed Doors: Five Marriage Stories, the main character is a husband who knows exactly how long it’s been since he and his wife made love. Because it’s been too long. And I get that in comments and emails from time to time — a spouse who can state with absolute accuracy how many times they’ve had sex with their mate in the last month or year. Yet maybe we think we know, and don’t. Spouses are not always on the same page about how often...
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