True love is supposed to last forever. Marriage is supposed to last until death do us part. There are some feel good relationship stories that stand the test of life’s circumstances; for example, the model that was severely burned and her devoted husband that remained by her side through all her surgeries. He still married her after the accident and they are still married today.
A longtime favorite comedian actor, Ben Stiller, and his actress wife, Christine Taylor recently announced their divorce. A divorce after 17 years of marriage and 2 beautiful children. Tragedy can make a couple stronger or it can rip the couple apart at the seams. Judging by his interview with Entertainment Tonight, it seems as if Ben Stiller’s prostate cancer and cancer removal put the nail in the coffin.
There are plenty of discussions among the blogging community about sex in a relationship and after years of marriage it takes effort and intention to keep the passion alive. Faced with a tragedy such as cancer, would you choose to keep your passion alive or end it, hoping to save your life? Any spouse would not dare ask the other to put their life in jeopardy to sustain their traditional sex life as a couple, or would they?