It can feel easier to avoid being honest if we feel that could be hurtful, but it is only with honesty that trust is built, and trust is the essence of a good relationship. There are different qualities to sex at different stages in a long relationship: first, passion; the urgency of reproductive sex; snatched sex in the early years of parenthood; then the slower intimacy of midlife onwards.But our culture presents only one type as being valid: youthful, vigorous, usually penetrative.In fact, by One of the most counterintuitive parts of relationship maintenance is that having space is actually critical to the success of lasting relationships.In fact, according to an ongoing federal study, having space and privacy is as important as a good sex life – if not more so.This is especially true when you are young and/or new to relationships in general – spending every waking moment together is seen as proof of just how much you love one another and why you’re so together. Just because you love somebody doesn’t mean that your need for time to yourself goes away, and wanting time to do your own thing by yourself and with your friends doesn’t mean that your love is any less “real” or “true”.
Then the stresses of meeting his friends, dividing your time and—dare we say it?
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Part of the problem is that we often define ourselves by our relationships.
We assume a new identity – often one that replaces our own; we’re now “X’s boyfriend” or “Y’s husband”, and that can leave us feeling trapped.