Women's Health

Strip Down to Strengthen Your Bond

I’m taking off my glasses and settling into bed as my on-again, off-again boyfriend of eight years leans over to kiss me warmly. Normally, I’d jump at the opportunity to escalate things into sex, but instead, I brush him off.

Him: “Are you okay?”

Me: “I’m fine.”

Him: “You sure?”

Me: “Just tired.” He pecks my forehead, rolls over, and goes to sleep. The truth? I’m still stewing over a comment he made earlier that day about a girl he’d been seeing before we reconnected. But since he didn’t

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