Making Sense Out Of Cheating: 30 People Share Stories of Unfaithfulness With Their Partners

Are these reasons valid enough or not?

#25 What A Depressing Situation To Be In

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She developed vulvodynia (or something similar), then eventually a desire to be asexual (so far as she tells me). I tried, I really did, but there was also a complete lack of dialog about the matter, or anything like a cooperative attempt to match our needs. I’m so attracted to her, I would have accepted giving up PIV sex entirely if there was just some kind of physical alternative we could try. I still believe that we could have and should have found a way.

But instead, she alternated between giving intermittent, increasingly irregular intercourse (for which she took an intravulvar painkiller) and taking steps to actively avoid me, so I couldn’t bother her. I didn’t really act optimally during this period! Eventually, after having our second kid, she said that’s it, you’re never touching me again.

So, in those periods when she was cutting me off, I went to escorts or had a couple of one-night stands or even a workplace FWB.

I honestly love this woman so much, more than anyone I’ve ever met, so this spiral of degeneracy in our relationship has been like slow mental torture. I dont even think there is a lesson to learn. Life just sucks sometimes —madraado