"What have you done to address the problem? Besides whining. Besides pathetically begging. Besides just dropping-trou and saying "how 'bout it?".
There are things you can do to make her more willing. Frankly, job one is making sure…"
"Though I didn't have the electrical smell thingy, it was the water, itself, which smelled foul.
But, exactly, that was the issue with my temperature: it would go from fine to scalding in a nanosecond it seemed like.
Note: a few months ago, I…"
"I know a little about them because of a similar situation. Except on mine, the thermostat must have arced and melted and filled the air with an awful smell. Made it lukewarm one minute and scalding the next."
"I am certainly no plumber or Master Carpenter, but I do know a wee bit of water heater anatomy.
A large water heater has two elements. The top and the lower. I forgot which is the main, but the main heater is the one which maintains the temp. The…"
"What are you doing to make yourself desirable? Do you lift, eat well? Do you have hobbies outside and away from your wife? Ask yourself would you have sex with you. One phrase that I hear frequently is that "You cannot negotiate desire."…"
"Make snow angels in the park.
Look up the various holiday concerts and go to a few.
Go to another town and look at their festivities.
Read a book to each other with a bit of wine and cheese to enjoy.
Play a board game with Christmas songs…"