What are the differences between sex and love? Is it possible to love some one without having sex?
A relationship without sex
Love without sex is a cheeseburger without the cheese. Love without the intense passion. And if you love the cheeseburger with cheese, in the long run the relationship will bleed to death. It all depends on your needs. If the cheese less cheeseburger is enough for you to satisfy your hunger, you can live without the sex for a long long time.
When you love someone (and I don't mean kids, olds and family members of opposite sex), you want to be with that person, share things. After a hard day’s work, tell what happened. You want to touch each other, kiss, and cuddle, especially in the beginning of a relationship. When the feeling of heaving butterflies in your stomach slowly becomes something more beautiful, then just being close with him or her won’t be enough anymore. You want to be a part of his or her live, built a future together, something that belongs to the two of you. You can talk about everything with each other and after a while it’s like you can almost see what the other one is thinking, seeing or feeling. And that’s where the true love begins.
But on the other side of love are emotions like lust and desire. Often those feelings are thought to be love, but there is a big difference of wanting to have sex with someone or wanting to share the rest of your live with someone. If there is nothing else than lust or desire you feel, you have to ask yourself if there’s true love
A sex life that incorporates romance, openness and honesty is an enjoyable part of a relationship. All too often we forget that sex is about more than a physical act of intercourse, it is a way to express our feelings for another person, reaching a level of intimacy we experience with very few people in our lives.
But is love without sex possible?
Can a relationship work without sex? Sure it is. Sure there are a lot of reasons not to have sex even when you love your partner.
Sex is a key part of most relationships, but a lot of us say that the sex isn’t the most important in the relationship either. It is possible to have a relationship without sex if both parties agree. There are many reasons why sex may not be a necessary or feasible part of your relationship including ill health and disability. The important thing to establish is if both parties are happy not to have sex.
If you can honestly say that a lack of sex doesn't bother you as a couple, you communicate well and you still have a deep level of intimacy then there is no reason to see a lack of sex as a problem.
I like my cheeseburger with cheese please. What the heck, make it a double cheeseburger.
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