The Seven Year Business Itch

Can you renew the passion, or it is time for a major change?

by Dean Long

In 1955, Billy Wilder co-wrote and directed a film entitled The Seven Year Itch, starring Marilyn Monroe, based on the play of the same name by George Axelrod. The film includes the famous subway grate scene, in which Ms. Monroe’s dress is blown up above her knees by a wind gust created by a passing train. In the movie and the play, the “seven year itch” refers to a declining interest in a monogamous relationship after seven years of marriage. [Read more…]