Cheating, or staying within your marriage faithfully are not the only options. If your DH is aware of your mismatch and the grief and pain it causes you, you could broach the option of taking a lover with his blessing. An open marriage can be a solution, which keeps you from having to lie and feel guilty, and keeps him from having to "service" you out of obligation.
I know this meets with a lot of resistance, but it does have merit. Sometimes you have to "think outside the box."
Alice,Welcome to the board. I am sure there will be some other women chiming in soon. I can really relate and understand the temptation.
I'm HL. There are
As a LL, I'm just curious: what does it feel like to want sex as opposed to just wanting sexual release (orgasm)?
It's funny. I can have an orgasm any old time I want. But sex is something else for me. Sex is more like a journey. (That sounds corny, I'll admit.) What I want from sex
>>Sex never makes me feel emotionally raw or vulnerable, it never has. Sex can make me physically vulnerable, but not emotionally. <<