sacrament of matrimonyFertility Awareness Methods might help a couple grow closer? What harm do I think artificial contraception or sterilisation might have on a couple’s relationship? Abstinence from intercourse is part of every marriage. What concerns do I have about managing these inevitable periods? What strategies would I like to employ to maintain our tenderness towards each other when unable to make love for whatever reason? For example, non-erotic touch, verbal affirmations, emotional and spiritual intimacy expressed through words etc.