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'Hope Springs' in a High-Mileage Marriage

Movie shines light on putting sex back in marriage

Trapped in a sexless marriage: That's where Kay (Meryl Streep) and Arnold (Tommy Lee Jones) find themselves after 30 years of matrimony in the new movie Hope Springs. I can almost hear you wondering, "How typical is that?" Statistics vary, but the condition is almost certainly underreported: In a society prone to judge the absence of marital sex as proof of some fundamental deficiency (for men, of virility; for women, of desirability), it can be humiliating to reveal that the sex has gone out of your union. … Back to Article

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