Sense & Sensitivity by Harriette Cole

Landlord's Libido Bothers Tenant

DEAR HARRIETTE: What do you do when your landlord and his wife are too loud when they are having sex? I live in a 1920s-style three-family home. I rent out the basement apartment, and my property owner and his wife live on the first floor. The husband is in his 80s, and his wife is in her mid-70s. Every Thursday morning around 9:30 a.m., they have their "session." When I heard them for the first time, I assumed they were moving furniture in their bedroom and thought nothing of it. I am wondering if I should say something about their Thursday morning activities, or should I just let them live? -- Scheduled Appointment, West Orange, New Jersey

DEAR SCHEDULED APPOINTMENT: What you need to do is schedule your own appointment to do something for yourself that is not in the house. Since this couple has a schedule for their marital bliss, it makes it easy for you to avoid hearing it every time.

Good for them that in these advanced years they continue to be intimate with each other. May other mature couples rekindle the spark in their lives thanks to you sharing this couple's story!

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