I’m a big fan of sex. Sex can be awesome and amplify your relationship. This article is not about sex, but if that’s what you thought, then you’re not alone. Often times when I ask couples about their intimacy, they hear “how’s your sex life?”
This is when I suggest that sex is not the only synonym for intimacy.
First, let’s gain clarity on why intimacy is so important, especially for those who identify as not being into physical touch, ie; “I’m not a hugger.”
(I encourage you to add to this list in the comments box.)
Now that we have expanded our perspective on intimacy, let’s get creative on alternative acts of intimacy. I encourage you to add to this list in the comments box. (I encourage you to add to this list in the comments box.)
Intimacy looks like…
Need more intimacy inspo? Finish these journal prompts and share with your partner:
Remember, like most things in a relationship they take time and trial and error. Allow yourself and your partner grace as you explore or rebuild your intimacy. Enjoy!