Just Joan: Wife Wants Me to Have Sex with Her
Byline: Joan Burnie
QMY wife and I married five years ago when she was 46 and I was ten years older. It was a second marriage for us both.
We agreed on separate bedrooms. I have never been very interested in sex, even when I was younger, and my wife had left her first husband because if she didn't agree to sex, he would rape her.
Our marriage has, I would say, been very successful.
We have many shared hobbies over the years, including Scottish country dancing, gardening and bowls.
We both have children and grand- children from our previous marriages and everyone gets on very well.
Up until about nine months ago I would have said our life was nearly perfect.
But my wife has now developed a very unhealthy interest in sex. She keeps coming into my room and trying to get me to sleep with her.
It's got to the stage where I can't even give her a hug or kiss on the cheek in case she grabs me. The result is that I feel on edge all the time.
I feel it could be to do with the way her husband treated her.
Maybe she wants to get back at men because of what he did to her.
I don't want to leave her but I am at the end of my tether.
AI DON'T doubt your wife was just as convinced as you were that a sexless marriage was what she wanted. …