slower than a seven year itch

Slower than a seven year itch is typically referring to the fact that you ma have the inclination to cheat on your husband or wife even before the seven year itch and are unable to wait this long. A seven year itch is the inclination to become unfaithful after seven years as this is typically the moment in time in your marriage when you may consider it, not necessarily do it. If something is slower than the seven year itch, it is going quite slow in the way that time is passing.