Non sexual relationship dating

At a time when teenagers face increasing peer pressure to lose their virginity and couples are expected to enjoy sex well into retirement – aided by the twin gods of Viagra and hormone replacement therapy – could celibacy and asexuality be the last sexual taboos?

'Having a healthy sex life isn't seen as an optional extra, it's seen as essential, like a healthy diet, which is nonsense – we need to eat food in order to survive and function, but we don't need to have sex. Sexuality is very fluid; some people have low or no sex drive, but if it doesn't cause them distress then it's not a dysfunction.

Moreover, “casual dating” may or may not include sex.

The exact definition and “rules” of “casual dating” depend on you and your partner and is based on your wants, needs and expectations.

There are several things that you can do to increase both the sensuality and sexuality of your relationship: It is normal for relationships to lose the butterflies that they start with.

Couples generally develop routines that are both comfortable and secure.