why did you think that if you lived together you'd have a loss of intimacy? Where did that idea come from?
Did this job and LDR decision happen directly after getting married?...and is/was that the long term plan and structure....or was it a temp thing that just snowballed into something longer?
You said he blamed you for leaving ...thats got a resentful tone to it. Did he ever mention this LDR and the lack of physical contact was wearing thin on him?
How long to you date each other before getting married?