Q I don’t like the sound of silence – not even in the bedroom. My girlfriend accuses me of being too “chatty” when making love and says it annoys her. Is it fair of her to ask me to change something so innocuous?
ONE While there’s nothing particularly wrong with being talkative during sex, one problem is that it annoys your girlfriend. Relationships require give and take, and if you persist in behavior your partner dislikes, you increase the risk of the relationship failing. Learning how to manage differences is a key challenge in any relationship, and sometimes compromise is the only solution.
Meeting in the middle only works if both of you are willing to adjust. The best way is