Potentially the reason middle class women drink far too much wine! Are we all trying to recreate that first flush of love? We are told to avoid the Deadly D's denigration, defensiveness, devaluing and demeaning - what is there left to talk about? A healthy relationship is clearly hard work if you want it to survive.
Many of us learned about being in love from books, films and TV shows. Even traditional fairy tales such as Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty fuel those wistful and hopeful dreams that so many of us have of finding The One and experiencing a grand passion. But the stark reality is that these stories all end before real love even begins. We are brainwashed by a culture that is saturated with the rapture of courtship. But we have no idea what would happen to these storybook relationships if the toilet backed up, the roof caved in or the husband got fired. Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-3338547/Divorce-proof-marriage-haven-t-sex-years-leading-couples-counsellor-reveals-prevent-relationships-lurching-disaster.html#ixzz3szc9Mbvy Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook