It's the rare couple that doesn't run into a few bumps in the road.
Just looking for feedback from people who have either dated someone with the intent to have a serious relationship that works 7 days a week, or people who themselves were seekin a serious LTR even though they work 7 days a week. She also works on the weekend and can control her availability (on the weekend, however, not working on the weekend significantly affects her income) .
Mary Jo Fay, author of Please Dear, Not Tonight, says a lack of sexual self-awareness and education worsens these problems.
But having sex is one of the last things you should give up, Fay says.
Exclusivity and intentionality are ancient rituals, things of the past, and misplaced hopes. It’s not that this new line of thinking is necessarily untrue today, or that it’s not the current and corrupt trend of our culture. One of our most precious pursuits, that of a life-long partner for all of life, is tragically being relegated to tweets, texts, and Facebook pokes, to ambiguous flirtation and fooling around. Therefore, only he can prescribe the purpose, parameters, and means of our marriages.
If fullness of life could be found in sexual stimulation, or if it was just a matter of making babies, the “forget formality and just have sex” approach might temporarily satisfy cravings and cause enough conception.