"[To a woman complaining about her spouse refusing sex]
The ultimatum that you propose seems pretty gentle to me. If I were in your shoes, alternative (b) would be a divorce. (Or is that what you meant by "move a bed roll elsewhere"?)
As I said in another post, sex is the center of a marriage. In fact, it is the reason for marriage. It is the only thing you do with your spouse that you can't (mustn't) do with anyone else. A spouse who refuses to have any sex at all has strayed from his marriage vows just as much as one who is an adulterer. He is just as unfaithful, although "faithless" might be a better word.
If marriage is a picture of Christ and the Church, then an adulterous spouse is like a Christian who becomes a Muslim. That's bad. A sexless spouse is like one who becomes an atheist. That's just as bad. Either way, they have strayed from the faith/marriage."
GrantUsGrace, The Marriage Bed 34 Comments
[12/1/2007 1:24:53 AM]
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