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How long should you go without sex before giving up?

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I gave up over 4 years ago. Its been great. I actually get sick almost just thinking about sex. Lol. Weird right? I've been so disappointed with it for so many years I acquired an almost disgust for it. Friends tel me to just have sex and not have the relationship part that is probably my real problem. That doesn't work either. One have at it and things start to change. FWB doesn't work. Women start having "feeling" then shit goes down hill. Makes me sick just thinking about it. I guess my disappointed with relationships over the years has soured my soul. Lol.

tyodaman Level 3 Dec 17, 2018
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Never give up

lerlo Level 8 Dec 17, 2018
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I'll not give up.

EdEarl Level 8 Dec 16, 2018
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I never wanted to go without sex, as I feel it is very good for mental health to continue sex throughout life. And it feels so good and loving. But, things happen. You lose partners, lose health, can't find your way to people you are compatible with. I moved around with my work and didn't know anyone to introduce me to men to date. I raised children, worked. Years go by and it just doesn't happen anymore. I don't think it's my fault. It's just life's turns. If I find someone compatible that I want to be intimate with, he certainly will know. Then it is up to him. It does take two, to want to be together.

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Never give up !

Mets Level 6 Nov 22, 2018
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1 hour

nishu8246 Level 3 Nov 15, 2018
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What do mean by "should"? That implies you're coming from standard base. By who's standard?
There is no base. There is no should. There are no rules. It's a completely individual choice.

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Don’t.

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5 minutes to a lifetime

maxhyde Level 7 Nov 7, 2018
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If you don’t respect yourself then others are not likely to either.

Denker Level 7 Sep 23, 2018
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Mmmm, nothing more attractive to a potential partner than self pity.

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Does it really matter? Sex is an important element in somatic and emotional health in the long term. In short term? It can be months or years and still be o.k. if you're o.k. with it.

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I am no longer a smoker but imagine your hand as a puppet smoking a cigarette afterwards. Put some eyes between that thumb and forefinger and it works out just fine.

DenoPenno Level 8 Sep 23, 2018
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Never give up ever!

Katodave Level 1 Aug 30, 2018
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I gave up giving up when i was 13 and had my first O. There's no going back now!

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I think I can relate to this feeling of desperation. However, IMHO sex should never be the objective.

I see a lot of responses here that I think have some wisdom and some ... maybe not.

One person says "Give up" and things will get better. I think that's right. There is an old saying, "The worse you want something, the worse you will get it.". No matter the topic, I've found that to be true.

Some say "Hire a professional.". So long as exploitation by others is not involved, I don't see any reason to say this should not be allowed. But for me personally, I think it would be like tying a treat around my neck to get the dog to play with me, or like paying someone to play with me. I just don't think it is something I would enjoy like I want to, not to mention the degrading subtext I send to my sub-conscience.

So, yep, just give up! Find something else that brings you joy, at least for now.

@KissedbySun I had an established partner (wife) and still had to go through a song and dance routine to have sex. At least now, with no partner, I have no expectations. But I sure wish it wasn’t solitary sex for the past 10+ years.

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Not sure what you mean by giving up, so I'll presume you're talking about any sexual encounter between two people which does not involve a direct exchange of money for sexual services.

I'd say if your not having any luck finding a partner, when you get to the point where the thought of physical contact with another human being involving sex takes up your every waking moment (and many of your dreams), not allowing you to successfully and smoothly navigate all other aspects of your life, then go ahead and procure the services of a pro.

And I wouldn't consider that giving up by any means. It's just taking a non-traditional avenue towards having your needs met. We procure the services of others to have our needs met every single day. None of us can be good at everything in life. Finding sex partners is no different. Some are good at it. Some aren't. For those who aren't, there are people who provide physical intimacy and sexual services as a means of generating income.

webbew1 Level 7 Aug 29, 2018
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2 days?

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That depends. If you are talking about a sexless relationship, then don't waste your time. You will be told anything to keep you but promises will not be kept. Hope will keep you from moving forward so move on instead.
If you're not in a relationship and just haven't had any in a while, don't give up. Giving up doesn't solve that problem.

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I guess this is the difference between choosing not to have sex with a partner or not finding anyone who willing.

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I went a few years. I've resigned myself to my sexless fate.

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