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Re: Phrase Meaning

Posted by James Briggs on September 27, 2001

In Reply to: Phrase Meaning posted by Ronald E. Sobota on September 27, 2001

: What is the Meaning and Origin of "The seven year itch".

Allegedly, it's the desire to wander sexually, to get the 'itch' to try a different partner after 7 years of marriage. I've been married over 40, and I can't say that after 7 years the itch ever overcame me!