Our expert says:
Some folks are touchy-feelly, and others aren't. But you sem to be complaining that he has changed. Now, after surgery for bowel disease, its not uncommon for the person to feel physically undesirable, even disgusting, and not to want others to get contaminated by the change they feel in themselves. Its probable that this behaviour which understandably bothers you, is caused by concerns within himself, and is not actually about you, though of course it may feel that way to you. COunslling, either individually for him, or for the pair of you in couples counselling, could help a lot.
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