Ron, you hearty 65-year-old, please accept my most sincere apologies. You recently wrote how you were providing neighborhood stud service for women whose husbands had run out of steam or were widowed or divorced - all with your wife’s permission, since her thermostat was stuck at a chilly 32 degrees and there was no antifreeze in her future. I must admit, I wondered if you were telling the truth, but the readers are 100 percent with you. Some even have tales that can top yours …
Barbara: “I certainly believe Ron is telling the truth about his wife setting him up with their sexually deprived neighbor. I know of just such a situation in our community. Wife No. 1 lost interest in sex. Wife No. 2 still had a strong libido. Husband No. 1, with his wife’s knowledge, began taking two-hour ‘walks’ with wife No. 2, much to the satisfaction of both parties. How do I know? Husband No. 2 told my husband, who, after he got over his shock, asked him, ‘How do you feel about it?’ Husband No. 2 replied, ‘Hey, I can’t keep my wife satisfied. If my neighbor can, more power to him. This way, we’re all happy!’ Oh, sure, you say, typical Californians. Not so. Both couples migrated to California years ago, and when they retired, settled in this small, conservative community.”
Jack: “I believe Ron. His story happened to me for a different reason: fear of disease. From 1969 to 1989 I was married to a delightful Irish lady. She had four sisters. For reasons too voluminous to go into, I’d greatly admired and desired my wife’s twin sister. If she hadn’t been happily married when we met, I would have pursued her. As time passed, it became evident that my secret love was also in love with me, and we waited patiently for over 20 years to make a move. In 1989, we both divorced. We were lonely and scared to death of herpes, AIDS, genital warts and other sexually transmitted diseases. Yikes! We both decided to get checked out by a doctor. Meanwhile, her sisters were also in their 40s, divorced or in loveless marriages. Once word leaked about my arrangement with the twin, they all did a double think, and I became involved with them, too. They knew that I was healthy and they could trust me. There’s more. My ex-wife has been married since 1992 to a filthy rich, socially elite medical surgeon. He has provided her with the kind of lavish lifestyle and class-A social life I never could. P.S. Since I married the twin last year, I’ve been willingly and happily faithful.”
Andrew: “Ron’s story doesn’t sound far-fetched to me. Let me share with you my story.
During the first few years of my marriage, I noted that at my mother-in-law’s house you could see directly into the bathroom from the kitchen. On one occasion, she left the door open when she went into it to get something. She was completely naked. She was about 50 at the time and well preserved. Several years later, when we were expecting, my wife’s doctor told her she should refrain from sex, which was difficult for me. During that time, I stopped at my mother-in-law’s to pick something up, and she said that her husband was on a fishing trip. She seemed to want to have sex with me. She said no one would know. I was very nervous, but she took charge, and I was very thankful since I wasn’t having any sex. During the next 10 years, there were only a few more episodes. Once, when I asked her if she wanted to, she said, if there was a need, like if my wife couldn’t have sex, then OK, but since I had no need, the answer was no. Then I understood that she was filling in for my wife those other times to keep me from having an affair with a stranger. It’s our secret.”
Fran: “I think it could be very possible. If it isn’t true, I’m sure some men will pick up on it and might try it. Everybody seems to be happy with the steps of this ladder, and happiness is life. As far as I’m concerned, all men think they’re studs whether they are or not. Finding a mature man who isn’t all ego is not easy.”
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