Intimacy: the thing that really makes a relationship successful. But what is it? We know intimacy is needed in order to have a healthy and happy relationship. We also know that it takes two people to really have an intimate experienec and that both need to be willing to show up and put in effort in order to make it happen.
When it comes to relationships, LoveLiveHealth, wrote a great article outlining the 6 different forms of intimacy that we can have in a relationship. You can read it here. It was helpful for me to read because I hadn’t thought of all these different types of intimacy or the roles they play in my life. In fact, I hadn’t even known Operational Intimacy existed until I read this and now see just how important that one is in my life.
The 6 forms of intimacy that she mentioned are:
This article offers great tips on how to increase each form of intimacy and encourages you to spend some time thinking about the role each play in your life and your relationship. Which form of intimacy is most important to you? Is there one in particular you feel you need to work on more? Let me know in the comment section below.