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Platonic Partners 11th Sep 2007
Living without sex

Not everyone wants to have sex and whether for medical or other reasons, not everyone who wants to, can. But it doesn’t stop them wanting hugs, kisses, and all the intimacy of a relationship. As part of Radio 4’s Sex Lives of Us season, Woman's Hour looks at platonic couples. How possible is it to have a meaningful, intimate relationship without sex? How do you make such a relationship work? And how difficult is it to talk about not wanting sex, when the media is full of sexual imagery? Jane is joined by Susie King, founder of a new information and dating website Platonic Partners, and Paula Hall, a sexual therapist from the relationship advice service, Relate.

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