When it came time to discussing how things would work, he couldn't work out what her opinion on this one important factor was.
An elderly couple, who had both been widowed many years ago, had been going out with each other for quite some time before they considered the next step in their relationship.
Urged on by their friends, they decided it was perhaps finally time to take the leap and get married.
Before the wedding, they went out to dinner one night and had a long conversation regarding how their marriage might work, and what each would be doing in their relationship.
They discussed finances, living arrangements, and everything else a healthy marriage and relationship needed.
Finally, the old gentleman decided it was time to broach the intimate subject of what would happen to their physical relationship.
"How do you feel about sex?" he asked his fiancee rather tentatively.
"I would like it infrequently," she replied.
The old gentleman sat quietly for a moment, unsure of something. Then he adjusted his glasses, and leaned over towards her and whispered, "Is that one word or two?"