Posted by: John X | 2009/04/29

Pregnancy and sex

Since the day we found that we were pregnant things ‘ intimacy + sex’  have been going downhill –  just before pregnancy it was sex on demand from my wife’ s side-and it was mainly around times when she was ovulating. I have been told that things will normalise after about 12 weeks –  we are now in our 15th week and there’  no light at the end of the tunnel-I mean not even an intimate kiss-every time I talk about it-it always end up in her saying ‘ you are selfish and don’ t understand what I’ m going through’ -My biggest fear is that we are drifting apart and in my opinion that will not even be good for the baby when he/she arrives. How can I ensure that we remain close and intimate without putting any unnecessary pressure on ourselves? Also, should I just brace myself for no intimacy until she comes around (maybe 6 months after birth-that’ s what she says). I certainly don’ t want to go somewhere else (affair) to find this missing element of my relationship.

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Your wife is going through a huge life change and it is quite common to lose sex drive during the pregnancy. Your best bet to remain close is to be understanding of her in this time.

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Posted by: Anonymous | 2009/04/29

you shouldn' t even be thinking of an affair. If you' re so deprived then use your hand. Another women should be the last thing on your mind. your wife is going through a huge life/body changing experiance so that she can give you a child.

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