Is it because I'm pathetic, helpless in my current state, completely dependent on her? Do I do something for her that her husband and son can't do? As the days pass and I continue to heal, my body knitting itself back together, I begin to allow myself to think that she has.” ― Mohsin Hamid, “He spent the next weeks blocking scenes of the bureaucrat fucking his wife. He imagined her making noises she never made for him and feeling pleasures he could never provide because the bureaucrat was a man, and he was not a man. And when she sucks his penis, because she must, what is he doing? Not acting on that natural impulse to want to mate with a viable mating partner requires a conscious decision.
Or is it my sense of humour, my willingness to tease her, to joke my way into painful, secret places? It's a constant struggle between what your body wants, and what the civilized part of your brain says you should do, in order to avoid the negative consequences of cheating on your spouse and ruining your long-term relationship.
We have all been tempted to stray at some point or another.
That's why affairs, and extra-marital sex, are often referred to as "a moment of weakness.” ― Oliver Markus, tags: affair, affairs, cheating, cheating-and-desire, cheating-boyfriend, cheating-husbands, cheating-in-relationships, cheating-spouse, extramarital-affair, monogamous, monogamy, relationship, relationship-advice, relationship-quotes, relationships, sexual-desire, sexual-tension, sexy “He should in humility have asked her why it was that he was naturally a cuckold, why two women of different temperaments and characters had been inspired to have lovers at his expense.
What has happened to them, all those women, all those lives?
Are there moments when they too, or some of them, are plunged without warning into the ocean of memory?
The German girl: is it possible that at this very instant she is remembering the man who picked her up on the roadside in Africa and spent the night with her?