Being newly divorced from my husband of 17 years has prompted me to examine my past relationships and sexual experiences with men as well as my current feelings about love and sex. Looking back on my sexual and non-sexual relationships led me to the realization I do not draw any correlation between sex and love at all. I loved my husband more than anything, but that didn't make the sex more special or make me need or want it more. In other situations, I've had various forms of sexual relations with close friends and complete strangers, and neither has had more meaning than the other. I discussed this realization with several female friends and was surprised to discover more than half of them felt the same way. So I'm curious how others view the relationship between love and sex. Comments elaborating on your answers are welcomed and appreciated. Thanks!