While at Meherabad, Baba would grant interviews. An Indian woman devotee came to see Baba on October 28th. She complained openly before Baba that she wished to stop having sexual intercourse with her husband because of her desire to see God. But her husband was unwilling.
Consoling her, Baba explained, “It is better to treat your husband with love and affection, even if you dislike and do not wish to indulge in intercourse because of your spiritual aspiration and desire to love God. It is good to have no sexual desires, but when it comes to a question of duty, you must sacrifice a little of your interest to please your husband.
“Keep your mind focussed toward God and give your body to your husband. Remember Saint Mira’s sacrifice and how she suffered. Be like her.”
Mira was one of Meher Baba’s favorite saints …
Lord Meher, American ed., Bhau Kalchuri, Vol. 6, p. 1919.