The Daily Dose February 27, My marriage is splintering. The tension between me and my husband escalates daily. He wants sex.
I’d like to have a healthy adult relationship with my brother, but he fobs me off
At 8 Years Old, My Mother's Boyfriend Made Me His Sex Slave - Scared Selfless Book Excerpt
A mutual friend joked that she probably spent more time in hotel rooms than in her own bedroom when she was younger. We have had some bad arguments about it. This has soured what was otherwise a good marriage. A relationship as a compromise or half-formed thing is anathema to most young people, who view the emotional world as a place of emphatic action ruled by prevailing passions far stronger than empathy or irrationality.
I grew up rather sheltered sexually. My wife Kathi too. By the time we met, I was slightly more experienced than her. The first time we had intercourse, the look on her face said it all—a mixture of fear, trust, love, shame. She was a bit traumatized and confused but in the end very proud and satisfied.