Love but No Sex: 9 Women on Life in a Sexless Marriage

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In the course of a long-term relationship, it can be totally normal to go through a sexual dry spell. Life gets busy, date nights get skipped, and sometimes we're just tired. But what happens when that dry spell doesn't end? Well, some would say that means they have fallen into a sexless marriage -- a reality that can highlight deeper problems of intimacy or communication. What to do if the sex life that once was, is no longer rocking?

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We talked to nine women who are all in sexless marriages, meaning they haven't been intimate with their spouses for months and, in some cases, years. These women, who asked to remain anonymous, revealed some surprising truths about what it is like living with someone they love, but don't have sex with. For some women, their lack of sex was just the tip of the iceberg, while for others, they were just going through a drought. But for a select few, it was the final straw in a marriage that had run its course. But have no fear, all of their stories were specific to them and their circumstances. 

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Read on to learn what they want us all to know about being in a sexless marriage. Their answers might just be surprising. 

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