52. Maybe the va va voom can work for you
We all know that lust doesn’t last; but passion can. Before you have a fling, try to put the zing back in your marriage. It can be done.
No one thinks it’s strange that a middle-aged man is still as passionate about his football team as he was as a boy, or that a woman gets as excited as a girl every time she goes on a shopping spree. That’s seen as normal. But feeling passionate about a long-term partner is viewed as unusual, something rare and even a little strange. It doesn’t have to be like that.
We almost expect not to experience passion in a marriage after a certain amount of time has passed; to think it’s normal to be more interested in stroking the dog than each other. And if we expect something ...