The smartest thing I’ve ever heard about men and women and sex is something Matthew Lickona said. I couldn’t find the exact quote, but it was like this:
Men need to have sex in order to feel taken care of. But women need to feel taken care of in order to want to have sex.
You could see this situation as an insurmountable dilemma and a cruel trick of nature. Or you can see it as God’s way of making sure that men and women are good to each other.
Isn’t that right? It only works if we have to work for it.
And now, just because I recently rediscovered Patty Loveless (I couldn’t get the Lettermman intro off, but the song starts at 17 seconds):