Sexless Marriage: When a Man Doesn’t Make Love to a Wife. It is unhealthy physically to be in a sexless marriage, never mind the emotional toll it takes. Your self esteem takes a beating over the years of neglect. Read more at http://www.divorcedmoms.com/articles/sexless-marriage-when-a-man-doesnt-make-love-to-a-wife-
I don't know if I believe this or not. It could be hogwash. While it certainly FEELS like being physically hurt, the emotionally mature person would very likely just go out and build/rebuild a life - without that person who hurts him or her. Makes sense to me.
I have been reading about sexless marriages in many magazines and blogs and also on ways to fix a sexless marriage and I have noticed it seems to follow a pattern- few romantic years in marriage and then sexless, meaning romance was at peak for few months or maybe year.