Charlotte and Chris, it seems, aren’t the only ones whose sex life has dwindled to nothing.
A recent survey estimated that 15 to 20 per cent of couples have sexless relationships - defined by experts as making love fewer than ten times a year - while around 5 per cent go without altogether.
There's Samantha, a public relations executive who's seen and done it all on the single scene; Charlotte, a married socialite who still believes that love will conquer all and Miranda, a cynical corporate lawyer who may just be a pushover for romance.
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Most couples who find themselves at a point where sexual intimacy has died tend to confide their predicament to no one at all.
But today three brave couples reveal to Femail how they have learned to live contented lives without sex.
You don’t need a degree in psychology to work out why Charlotte, a social media consultant from Great Wyrley, Staffordshire - who in the early years of her marriage made love to her husband three times a week - may have problems surrounding sex.
Three years ago, when their daughter was 18 months old, Charlotte almost died after an ectopic pregnancy resulted in her having a partial hysterectomy during a six-hour operation.
Actress Helen Mirren spoke for many of these couples earlier this year when she said: ‘I think the power of partnership in marriage is under-recognised in our society.