I am looking for more thoughts into this piece of wisdom in how it relates to the “marital act” and other aspects of our lives.
Not being married myself or ever being active in that way it maybe just the lack of my inexperience as to the attraction.
Anyhow on to the question: Is possible we are way over sexed and want sex way to much in our married life. I see the complaints a lot in this forum of one or the other spouse not being happy with their sex lives.
Ideally for me (and this is just a hypothisization) I would prefer the martial act to be performed on special occasions only. Special as in we make the time and full effort to become one. Save it for special times so to make it that much more of a special gift. (How these times are governed is whole different topic). Think of Lenten type sacrifices. We abstain to give ourselves more fully to each other at the end of a certain time.
In this very sense any enjoyable action, let us say going out to a movie or to dinner should also be placed in the same regarded. So that when it does happen it is that much more special.
Anyone could tell you doing something that is good can be addictive, I’m just wondering if it is possible if we loose ourselves in the mere act (receptiveness) and not in the spirituality of it all.
A good example in my life would be eating out. It is delicious, fast, and no cleanup but after a little time eating out gets “boring” and we would want to progress to different venues, types of food, and so on so forth to change from the same old.
God’s faithful servant
John A. H.