I’ve been faithful to my husband for 17 years, but I had the urge to feel this rush of adrenaline again, to seduce again…
But I needed to be very discreet, because my family life makes me happy and I didn’t want to change anything to it.
If you ask Heather*, she'll tell you that overall she has a good marriage.
She and her husband of 10 years get along and have fun together.
Societal pressures say we should consummate our relationships by the third date.
But what if you're uninterested in sex, want to wait until you are married (like the old Mandy), or are physically unable to do the deed?
We shouldn't make moral judgments.' Shirley Yanez, 54, a life coach from Leicester, has not had sex for nine years I had been sexually active from about 13 and was never really told anything about the dangers of unprotected sex.We have shared wonderful moments, we spent nights and even weekends together…Sex was important, but that was not the most important thing between us… Feeling loved by another man has helped me being more self-confident.Why, then, is not wanting sex still seen as the oddball option?At a time when teenagers face increasing peer pressure to lose their virginity and couples are expected to enjoy sex well into retirement – aided by the twin gods of Viagra and hormone replacement therapy – could celibacy and asexuality be the last sexual taboos?