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Is Living Together a Real Test Run for Marriage — or Just a Way to Put It Off?

How Shacking Up Will Affect Your Sex Life continued...

And sure, the novelty of new rooms to romp in has since burned off like morning fog. But it's been replaced by something much deeper. I don't know about you, but nothing turns me on more than plain ol' thoughtfulness.

Here, in our new abode, I've seen him send my mail out without my having to ask, turn the TV to my favorite channel when he's done watching, and one work night, bring home my favorite frozen yogurt. (Usually just a weekend treat.) A simple gesture, but when I saw my sweet, sexy man clutching that pint, I grabbed him. We ended up having the best sex of our lives.

Lying there, legs entangled, all of life's banalities melted away, like the frozen yogurt left out on the counter. "This is ours, baby," he whispered. "All ours." It was — for better or worse, morning and night. I loved him from the bottom of my heart. And that hadn't changed.

 

 

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