Love Unlikely To Survive, Blah, Blah


The things some people yadda yadda. From The Times last week.

Q. from Reader: I had an abortion recently, and though my boyfriend and I agreed it was the right thing to do, I feel guilty and I've gone off sex. Will these feelings pass?
A. from Times Columnist Dr. Thomas Stuttaford:Lack of interest in sex after an abortion is so common that it can almost be said to be expected. Before long your libido is likely to have returned, but both you and your partner have to bear in mind that even now having an abortion is a huge event in anyone's life. It is possible, but by no means inevitable, that the changes this will have wrought in the way you feel about a future together may have irretrievably undermined your relationship. If this happens, neither of you should assume blame or feel guilty. Years of experience with patients have reinforced the teaching I received in my early medical life that even the most ardent affair may not survive an abortion...

Great love of your life? Whatever. It's only women. Curtsy: Hermeneutic of Continuity.