• What should your response be when sex feels like a chore? Should intimacy be required or inspired?
    For the Wife,  Sex,  Struggles

    What to Do When Sex Feels Like a Chore

    As I flush the toilet, I hear my husband say, “Get naked.” There is nothing more sexy than the flush of the toilet, right? “This is mercy sex,” I said half-joking as I’m undressing. Sometimes sex feels like a chore. “Awww…,” he said, a little hurt. “Sex should be inspired, not required,” I said. “Would a back rub inspire you?” he asked. “It couldn’t hurt,” I respond back to him. Fast-forward and I’m sitting with a bowl of ice cream while watching the latest episodes of my favorite TV show. It’s been a long day and I just want to veg-out. But I feel the still small voice of God saying, “I miss you.” It’s been…