How can sex possibly stay interesting for a lifetime? I have good news for younger people. I'm going to allay your worst fears and help you to relax about the idea of sex in the later years of marriage. I will tell you the spoiler right now. It's pretty good.
Blame. It's one of those things that seem to be a part of all kinds of relationships. It's in our relationships with family members, with our partners or spouse, with friends and it can even be with our co-workers.
It's very easy to get caught up in the magic of a wedding. Very easy to get caught up in the fantasy that getting married will make your life complete, finally. It's very easy to compare yourself to your married friends and think, "Single life sucks. Why can't I find someone?"
When I saw the images of people, long denied the chance for marriage, I could understand somewhat why they were happy. That's because, at one time in my life, my girlfriend and I were denied a chance to marry by several churches.
I know everyone says that marriage takes work, but what exactly does that mean? Does it mean that I, as the wife, need to add "keep marriage chugging along" to my to-do list? Am I my marriage's caretaker? What if I'm too tired to do the work? Then what?
Being married to a Police Officer is totally different than being married to a regular Joe. It is a responsibility, a burden and an honor/blessing. It is often thankless. It throws up challenges and has its rewards and I wouldn't have it any other way.