"Sexual Intimacy"

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Physical Intimacy and Marriage: Fantasy vs. Reality

There are three types of intimacy necessary to keep love alive over time.

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Attraction vs. Attachment-Based Intimacy in Marriage

Attachment-based intimacy is about building and maintaining a special lifelong bond with the loved one.

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7 Exercises to a More Intimate Marriage

As the years pass in marriage, it’s easy to take for granted the bonding power of touch, or to reserve all physical relating to the bedroom. But physical intimacy involves so many types of physical connection — not just sex.

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Green, Purple & Orange: The 3 Types of Physical Intimacy

Physical intimacy includes various kinds of physical connection — not just sex. There are various layers to physical intimacy, demonstrated in the figure below by Dr. Doug Rosenau.

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Understanding "Agape Love" as the Highest Form of Intimacy

Songs and Hallmark cards may shout one thing, but in the Bible, love — and more specifically, agape love — is what frames the Great Commandment.

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How Deuteronomy Helps Us Look At Intimacy with a Well-Rounded, Healthy Mentality

God demonstrates his heart for multidimensional intimacy starting in the Old Testament.

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Physical Intimacy Does Not Solely Equal Sex -- Healthy Definitions of Physical Intimacy

One of the most common associations with the term "intimacy" is sex. But sexual relating is just one aspect of physical intimacy and physical relating, both of which are founded on touch.