I separated from my wife a while ago. I've agreed to go back and try and save things, but I'm not sure I can. I was severely depressed last year and this made me intensely lonely. Despite not having shared any intimacy for over 8 years, I felt the need for sex in our relationship. This upset me and things escalated, so I ended up leaving. We've barely spoken since.
My wife and I married when we were in our early 20s. We enjoyed our sex life, though I never felt she enjoyed it as much as I did. Her menopause began when she was Hot flushes were the main symptoms, accompanied by restless nights, irritability and a declining interest in sex. She decided not to take HRT, mainly because she was anxious about the increased risk of breast cancer. I suspect she was also quite happy to let nature take its course and enjoy a desire-free old age. By the time we were 60, her interest in sex had declined to almost nothing.
Ask Ammanda: My wife doesn't want to have sex with me
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