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The Rules of Love, 2nd Edition by Richard Templar

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RULE 10

Relationships aren’t about sex

Great sex is a wonderful thing. And if there isn’t any sexual attraction, even at the beginning, the relationship doesn’t stand much of a chance. But the best relationships will last a lifetime, and your libido may not. If the relationship is built on sex alone, you’ll be in trouble once you have to deal with children, money worries, elderly parents, career problems and everything else life will throw at you sooner or later. A good romp in the bedroom just isn’t the solution to most of those.

This Rule belongs in this section, because it’s so important to remember when you’re looking for love. The danger is that you’ll mistake lust for love – that you’ll think because the sex is great, the relationship ...

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