The Surprising Benefits of a Sex Fast

What's it like for a cohabiting couple headed for marriage to abruptly stop having sex until after the wedding? "Easy," says Mariah, age 23, who has lived with Jerry for a year and a half. "Hard. Really, really hard," says Kate, who abruptly stopped having sex with her fiancé Nick.


Mariah and Jerry are two months into their sexual fast. She has no idea why she wanted to stop,...

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This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #35, Winter 2015 Copyright © 2020 Salvo |