Doc, I need your help:
My fiancé and I have been together (quite happily) for almost 6 years and we are more in love with one another now than we were in the beginning. However, we have not been able to have sex for the last 2 years.
I have a condition called vulvodynia which makes intercourse excruciatingly painful. He has been incredibly supportive and stayed by my side through countless doctors and endless disappointments. I do what I can to keep him “satisfied” but it’s no longer enough and he has requested my consent to sleep with other women. What do I say? Is this a good idea? The thought of him being intimate with another woman makes me physically ill. He deserves to be happy and I feel like I’m keeping him from that. Am I being selfish? I apologize for the barrage of questions. I would really appreciate any insight you may be able to offer.
Thank you for your time.
Rock and A Hard Place