Author Kathy Batesel writes about topics she has experienced, worked with, or researched thoroughly. Rejection hurts. Ask any guy and he'll tell you stories of rejections that cut him to the bone. When a lover withholds sex, it's a particular kind of rejection that can affect a person's self-esteem and thought processes.
Woman Divorces Husband for Withholding Sex
Why The Passive Aggressive Woman Withholds Sex
A reader pointed this out in a haunting comment. Sara wrote:. This is the passive-death non-relationship in which every dissatisfaction you express is completely ignored or casually dismissed. Not with a bang but a whimper……….
The Real Problem With Sexual Withholding in a Marriage
Sometimes, women are the ones left sexually high and dry, not just the men. Normally when someone complains about a lack of sex in the marriage, it's the man. Sometimes it was due to their affairs. Their depression.
She was never physically unfaithful to her husband Doug, but the cost in integrity was devastating. Finally the inevitable happened. She fell in love with one of her co-workers. Again, there was no physical infidelity, but hearts were involved. This is one of the things I love about Bethany: no equivocation, but in this instance I thought she was being rash.