This is the longest portion of Scripture Paul provides dealing with sexuality. In chapter 6 Paul taught about the sin of sex outside of marriage. In chapter 7 he talks about the duty of sexual intimacy within marriage. It is not an option it is a duty.
THE HUSBAND MUST FULFILL HIS DUTY TO HIS WIFE
LIKEWISE THE WIFE TO HER HUSBAND
Intimacy in marriage is a gift one partner gives another. If it is considered a gift and given as a gift the spiritual aspect of a relationship is enhanced. This intimacy cannot and should not be demanded. On the other hand,