Metro International newspapers print daily in 15 languages in 19 countries sprinkled throughout Asia, Europe, North America, and South America, reaching 17 million readers a day. Twanna is the sex columnist for the American editions available online or in print at New York City, Philadelphia, and Boston newsstands.
Question: I’m a 36-year-old man, married eight years to a woman who is basically the Belgian version
of me. We have two girls who are 4 and 7. Our youngest child has special needs. I love my children, but my wife and I simply tolerate each other because of our shared interests and, of course, the kids. We never have sex and our relationship has devolved into a pseudo-friendship. We have talked about getting things on track, but there never seem to be any results. I would really appreciate any advice you might have with this situation.
If you want to keep your current relationship or are seeking a new one, please understand you will screw
it up. Repeatedly. Without meaning to, you will say things to hurt your partner. You will be inconsiderate.
You may even grow bored in the long run. Maintaining a good relationship is less about getting everything right and more about realizing that you and your partner are both perfectly flawed human beings. Sometimes
a little advice goes a long way.
You understand the situation at hand, and you gave no indication that you want out. It sounds like you feel restless and trapped by your wife, and want to be heard, validated, excited and get laid on a regular basis. This is my advice …[Read more.]