Intimate Relationships in Medical School is for anyone studying the medical sciences who is married or in a committed relationship. Michael Myers-an experienced psychiatrist and clinician- uses several case examples throughout the book which are composites from his practice. Through these and the author's suggestions and insights, the busy, committed medical student and his or her partner will increase their ability to confront and resolve misunderstandings.
Chapter 7: You Never Want to Make Love Anymore!
You Never Want to Make Love Anymore!
“You never want to make love anymore!” Sounds accusatory, doesn't it? Well, it is. Is this true? It's your perception, so you'd better check it out with your spouse or partner. How might he or she respond to this?
- “Go to hell!”
- (sarcastically) “And you're such a hot number yourself.”
- “Funny, I was just thinking the same thoughts about you! I've been feeling pretty rejected by you too.”
- “Not true. I do feel like making love… sometimes … occasionally … but not as often as you do I guess, given the tone of your words.”
- “Not true. I always feel like making love—but I rarely feel like just having sex—that is, having sex as we have it, ...