My specialties are Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and using Cognitve-Behavioral techiques on various issues""Do you feel completely hopeless about your marriage? Are you having difficulty communicating effectively with your spouse?Seeking counseling can be a difficult first step, but could ultimately change the course of your marriage and get you back on track so that you feel seen, heard, and understood by your partner.""Do you feel completely hopeless about your marriage? Are you having difficulty communicating effectively with your spouse?Indeed, when my mother witnessed this exchange recently, she was horrified I paid my husband so little attention, even more so when I told her I still haven’t visited the family planning clinic since the birth of our youngest son four years ago; the infrequency of our bedtime liaisons mean it hardly warrants the trip.My parents always retired to bed early and evenings were their own.
From the kitchen, I heard pans crashing and loud cursing.Unlike many men, Joseph looks forward to his mother-in-law’s visits because she insists that I put him first, and relieves me of my domestic duties so that I can be a doting wife.By the time you hit 50 (or 56 in my case), you accept the way you look — mostly — and begin to subscribe to the Julia Roberts philosophy of lovemaking.Even during the most difficult periods of my career, I’d have thought anything less than three times a week was plain weird. Sex has been central to these relationships — sex, that is, which affirms love and so is intensely pleasurable; sex which bears little relation to the emotionless, commitmentless couplings which much of the rest of the country seems to be having.Women can now dress and dance provocatively, have sex with whomever they please, seek ‘forbidden’ thrills, copy Fifty Shades Of Grey and enjoy endless orgasms (a word our mothers might have thought was a kind of bacteria).