One sometimes aussumes too much.
"less rigid in his requirements, and more considerate of my need for sleep as well"
Great, and a combination of that, your healing up, time, and some sessions in the hot tub (with or without MST's board gathering there!) - may enable you to get the relaxation and ease to recover your drive & responsiveness.
for w and some other LL's, sex is primarily physical in the first place, leading to the increase in quality of the overall experience when its bodily urgency is highest
Yes, I think this is likely a big factor.
"Xi, only 101? "
The thing DW has expressed clearly is the ability to cleanly decouple the physical from the emotional.
I recall a conversation between us
Yes, I think it's highly likely that sex is purely physical to w and that it makes her feel slutty, sinful and guilty, which contributes to her wanting it infrequently.