The Oxford online dictionary defines Intimacy as follows;
1. Close familiarity or friendship.
e.g.‘the intimacy between a husband and wife’
2. A cosy and private or relaxed atmosphere.
e.g. ‘the room had a peaceful sense of intimacy about it’
3. euphemistic Sexual intercourse.
4. count noun An intimate remark. e.g. ‘here she was sitting swapping intimacies with a stranger’
5. singular Closeness of observation or knowledge of a subject. e.g. ‘he acquired an intimacy with Swahili literature’
This past week “Wacha niKwambie” blog examined the subject of “Sex and Intimacy”. The same cannot be discussed without a connection to Relationships and Intimacy. For one to have a fully wholesome and enjoyable sexual experience with ones partner one must strive for familiarity and friendship with ones partner. Worth noting is that Sex and Intimacy are not one and the same thing. The two can coexist without each other. However, for a fulfilling sexual relationship; Intimacy must prelude sex. Considering so many things that beg for our attention in this day and age; parenting, extended family, careers, work, businesses, social engagements and friendships – are we setting ample time with our partners as a build up to a fulfilling sexual relationship? A great sexual relationship just not happen but is made to happen. Go on and spend more time with your partner today. Kindly refer to a past post on this blog “Latest trends in
romance and dating” for several ideas on building up the intimacy. Keep it here for the continuation on the discussion on “Latest Trends in Sex” next week where the blog will be focused on techniques, latest developments in management of sexual dysfunctions and sexually transmitted infections.
Have an intimate weekend and thank you for reading this nugget.
“Wacha niKwambie Uzima”
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© Kwambie Nyambane,
The writer is a wellness and inspirational writer, ‘by night’. She is keen on living her life to the fullest. She researches on wellness matters and happily shares her findings with her esteemed readers so that they too may enrichen their lives. Kindly seek the services of a sexologist or sex expert if you seek professional counsel on matters sexual.