The word intimacy is frequently used in place of sex. What we know though is that there’s a heck of a lot more to intimacy between partners than sexual activity. For one thing, many people have relationships with friends or family members that feel intimate that have nothing to do with sex. For another, well, there’s just a whole lot more involved in intimacy than what people choose to do in the bedroom (or elsewhere) and sometimes sexual activity itself doesn’t have a whole lot to do with being intimate.
So, what does intimacy mean to you?
If you’re in a relationship, what other things besides sex do you do or have you done to increase intimacy with your partner(s)?
Read the responses here.